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DNA Strider printing question

Ian A. Boussy iboussy at orion.it.luc.edu
Fri Dec 8 15:08:26 EST 1995

>In article <30C6E526.10B0 at simmons.swmed.edu>, Mark Walberg <
>walberg at simmons.swmed.edu> writes:
> neale at mbcf.stjude.org wrote:
> >
> > I have a question for those who use the Macintosh DNA Strider
> > software. (No, it's not about how to select multiple digests)
> > How can you alter the font that is used to print out your
> > restriction map, etc.?
> > On the screen the display looks great (presumably in Monaco font),
> > but when you print the result--it comes out in Chicago fon
> One way is to save the sceen display as a file.  Then, open the file
> with a wordprocessor program, like Word.
> Then you can change anything to anything else.

>Except that the only file type you can save the screenshot to is PICT which is
>bitmapped (there are utilities that allow you to change the resource type but
>you are still stuck with a bit map).  You could (if you really wanted to) open
>this up in a graphics program and replace the text by typing new text in your
>desired font.

DNA Strider v 1.2 allows you to save a file as an ASCII text file.  The command is in the File menu, 
the last option under "Read/Write >".  Then you can open it in a word processing program and 
change fonts to your heart's content!


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