ClustalX does not work in Microsoft Windows 95.

Arnoud van Vliet arnoud at
Tue Mar 17 16:41:38 EST 1998

Hi Zhongtang,

ClustalX does not recognize long filenames. Just put it in a directory
with a normal DOS 8+3 filename, like C:\clustalx, and put all the
datafiles in "short filenames" as well, and it should be fine.

Good luck

On 16 Mar 1998 23:43:13 -0800, zyu at UNIXG.UBC.CA ("Zhongtang Yu")

>I downloaded and installed the ClustalX for MS Windowns.  After I loaded
>the sequences (in one file and in the fasta format), The only thing I could
>do is "Produce Guide Tree Only". When I chose "Do Complete Alignment" and
>ALIGN in the dialog bix, 
>I got a error message saying that Cannot open output
>Does anyone else know why and how to make it work?  The version I
>downloaded is ClustalX1.64.msw.exe.  Thank you for your attention.
>Zhongtang Yu
>Microbiol., UBC.

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