In article <1994Oct3.144031.5758 at galileo.cc.rochester.edu>
CAAL at BPHVAX.BIOPHYSICS.ROCHESTER.EDU (Charles Alexander) writes:
> Hello all,
>> I have been trying to use Don Gilbert's freeware sequence editing program for
> the Mac, Seqapp. However, I'm having a difficult time saving sequences in the
> single-sequence or multi-sequence editor window. When you specify the save
> option everything seems to work fine but when you try to re-open it later the
> sequence is missing, although the file name exists.
>> I'm sure the solution is embarrasingly simple but for the life of me I cannot
> figure it out.
We have used SeqApp successfully (with MacClade and PAUP). SeqApp
has a number of these kinds of intermittent bugs.
- Use plenty of memory.
- Throw away the preference file and give SeqApp a chance to rebuild
- If you ever crash while running seqApp make sure to throw away the
- save your docs regularly, check them with a text editor (like BBEdit
Good luck. Keep hoping for seqPup (Don seems to have given up
pouring good code after bad and is moving over to a new environment
that promises to make his hard won code able to run on several
Jeremy Creighton Ahouse
Biology and Center for Complex Systems
Waltham, MA 02254-9110