to change magic tag name
rd at sanger.ac.uk
Thu Apr 3 02:47:20 EST 2003
Yes, you can have any class displayed by default with the map display,
but that is aimed at displaying anything that can be placed on a map,
not anything as a map itself.
So no, using -D in options.wrm is not the same as changing the magic
qualities of the magic tag "Map". The code that calculates and displays
maps requires the Map tag to be used and I do not believe that we should
change the acedb code this way. With hindsight, we could have
constructed a fully tag2 system, which would have allowed
Map Linkage_group ?Linkage_group #Map_position
but we didn't, and too much would break for us to make that change in
the code now.
Ed Griffiths wrote:
>>we use the magic tag map in a class named locus:
>>map ?map XREF Locus #map_position
>>We would like to change the name of the tag map in linkage_group, allowing
>>always map graphic display :
>>linkage_group ?linkage_group XREF Locus #map_position
>>Is it possible?
> Take a look in the options.wrm file in your database, you will see lines like :
> _VMap -V -D GMAP
> _VSequence -V -D FMAP
> _VClone -V -D PMAP
> The "-D xMAP" says which display to use by default for each class. If you add a
> new class called "linkage_group" then you can arrange for it to be displayed
> using the GMAP (which is used for the Map class) by adding the following to your
> options.wrm file:
> _Vlinkage_group -V -D GMAP
> If you have problems then email me direct...
> cheers Ed
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