how to make the phylogeny tree readable?

Dave Edwards de at nospam.mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Tue Sep 30 08:19:15 EST 1997


I agree, Treeview also allows you to cut and paste the tree into another
program (eg. Macdraw) for further manipulations such as name, font and
colour changes.

Dave Edwards,

de at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk


In article <60oce7$kct at net.bio.net>, James McInerney <jamm at nhm.ac.uk> wrote:

> Michael Man wrote:
> > 
> > I have generated a phylogeny tree from a large set of sequences (250)
> > using PROTPARS and DRAWTREE programs in PHYLIP.  But the names of
> > sequences on my tree are too small to read.  I have tried to use different
> > font files without any improvement.  Can anyone suggest a better way or
> > different program to solve this problem?
> > 
> > Thanks.
> > 
> > -michael
> > 
> 
> Michael,
> 
> Presuming that you use either a mac or a windows machine, one of the nicest,
> mose user-friendly tree viewing programs is treeview.  It is available on the
> web from:
> 
> http://taxonomy.zoology.gla.ac.uk/software.html#Tree viewing
> 
> It will allow you to carry out a great many different tree manipulations that
> might serve to fulfill your requirements.
> 
> Hope this is of some assistance.
> 
> James




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