How to draw boxes, arrows, etc. on multiple alignments?

Markus Winter m.winter at auckland.ac.nz
Wed Jun 18 13:54:41 EST 2003


> In journal articles I saw multiple sequence alignments which were
> heavily "annotated" with text and symbols like boxes and arrows. It
> was more than what is possible with software like GeneDoc.
> 
> I tried to draw such things with Word's drawing tools on the multiple
> sequence alignments that I copied from GeneDoc to Word in metafile
> format but it didn't work. The drawings from Word's tools always cover
> everything below.
> 
> So, can anyone recommend a drawing tool for drawing simple objects on
> and around multiple sequence alignments?
> 
> Peter

I might be stating the obvious, but have you set the fill-colour to "none"
(makes the drawing transparent)?

Best Regards

Markus

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