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How to draw boxes, arrows, etc. on multiple alignments?

Debashis Mukhopadhyay debmukh at scripps.edu
Wed Jun 18 13:54:33 EST 2003


Hi,

ESPript does a pretty good job:-

http://prodes.toulouse.inra.fr/ESPript/cgi-bin/nph-ESPript_exe.cgi

- Deb

On Tue, 17 Jun 2003, Peter Frank wrote:

::In journal articles I saw multiple sequence alignments which were
::heavily "annotated" with text and symbols like boxes and arrows. It
::was more than what is possible with software like GeneDoc.
::
::I tried to draw such things with Word's drawing tools on the multiple
::sequence alignments that I copied from GeneDoc to Word in metafile
::format but it didn't work. The drawings from Word's tools always cover
::everything below.
::
::So, can anyone recommend a drawing tool for drawing simple objects on
::and around multiple sequence alignments?
::
::Peter
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