Setting global options

The Global options dialog box is used to set options that apply to all GeneStudio components.  These include File list folder options and nucleic and amino acid symbol colors.

To set global options, select Global options from the Options menu in SeqVerter, the Alignment editor or the Contig editor.


Folder options tab

The folder options tab contains File list folder options.  These options control what folder is used in the File list when GeneStudio starts up, and also the location set by the Import folder and Export folder buttons in the File list tool bar.

Folders


  • Use default folders
    The file list starts in the default Import folder.
  • Use last folder visited
    The file list starts in the last folder sequences were opened from or saved to.

Default folders
Sets the Location used by the Import folder and Export folder buttons in the File list tool bar.

  • My Documents
    Use the default locations created by GeneStudio.
  • Other
    Use custom locations. The Browse buttons (...) next to the Import and Export edit fields can be used to set the custom folders.

NA Colors tab and AA Colors tabs

The NA and AA Colors tab displays nucleic acid and amino acid symbols in the colors assigned to them.

To edit a color assignment:

  1. Click on the symbol to be changed.  The standard Windows Color dialog box will be displayed.
  2. Click on the desired color.
  3. Press OK.