[EMBOSS] Nucleotide dotplots with EMBOSS

Peter Rice pmr at ebi.ac.uk
Wed Apr 7 11:01:06 UTC 2010

On 07/04/2010 10:36, Peter Cock wrote:

> I've noticed that I can tell dotplot to reverse either of the
> sequences, but I would actually like it to search both for forward
> matches AND reverse matches to display on the same plot (ideally using
> different colours). Is this possible already, or might it be a
> reasonable feature request? Right now I can generate one plot with the
> forward matches, and a second plot with the reverse matches - not
> ideal.

Sounds like a reasonable request. We will look into it.

> While I'm asking, I'd also like (colour) PDF output, since working
> with PDF files is much easier on the Mac than postscript (which
> thankfully is trivial to convert into PDF - so this isn't a big issue
> for me).

Should be possible with plplot. We will look into adding PDF to the 
possible output devices.


Peter Rice

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