Software for pretty formatting of sequences?

Peter Frank peter_frankde at yahoo.de
Wed Jun 18 13:54:36 EST 2003


 timc at chiark.greenend.org.uk (Tim Cutts) wrote:

>In article <uuapevg5h9j5pukf26eu0qn71do0glnte2 at 4ax.com>,
>Peter Frank <peter_frankde at yahoo.de> wrote:
>>I am looking for a program for pretty formatting of sequences (not
>>alignments).
>>
>>I have several raw sequence data files and they are nothing but
>>letters, of course. That way they look pretty dull and it is very hard
>>to find any orientation from such a sequence when printed on paper.
>>Therefore, the program I am looking for should:
>>* be able to perform automatic sequence blocking with selectable
>>numbers of characters and columns
>>* be able to put position numbers to the left and/or to the right of
>>each sequence line
>
>I've written a perl script to do all of the above in the past, although
>that was for Incyte, and is code that I no longer have, since I don't
>work there any more.
>
>It's pretty trivial to do, though.
>
>I'll see if I can reinvent my code.

Thanks for the offer but I finally found a free program that can
pretty much do what I wanted.

Peter
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