Software for pretty formatting of sequences?

Ergo Sum google at home.com
Wed Jun 18 14:00:07 EST 2003


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.
> 
> Tim
> 
> ---

I would be interested in it too. Actually, the project OpenVector would
highly appreciate this kind of contributions:

http://bioinformatics.org/project/?group_id=266

Please join us and give us a hand.

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