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New version of Genome Workbench is Available

Monday, November 19, 2012

New version of Genome Workbench is Available

Monday, November 19, 2012

Version 2.6.5 of Genome Workbench has been released with some new features and many improvements and bug fixes.

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From the Genome Workbench Release Notes:

New Features

  • Add Tools Quick Launch items to context menu
  • Graphical Sequence View: implemented separation graphs into sub-tracks based on meta-information title

Bug Fixes and Improvements

  • Updated VCF and GFF readers, fixed issues with checking sequence ids
  • Connection issues resolved for users running international versions of Windows or MacOS
  • BLAST tool dialog freeze for a long time loading list of available BLAST databases
  • BLAST RID load: fixed to automatically import both alignments and local sequences
  • MUSCLE tool integration: fixed alignment coordinate remapping(shift error)
  • Graphical Sequence View: fixed display of tracks with alt-loci alignments
  • Graphical Sequence View: fixed fixed alignment score coloration for SRA
  • Graphical Sequence View: tooltips improved alignment statistics and positions
  • Graphical Sequence View: fixed indels rendering in protein-to-genomic alignments
  • Graphical Sequence View: fixed empty tooltip lines (sequence)
  • Multiple Alignment View: fixed tooltips to be displayed only over sequence part
  • Linux: improved README for users building custom Genome Workbench
  • Search View: fixed failures handling multiple sequence ids
  • Search View: Kozak patterns updated
  • BAM/cSRA support: fixed Open File masking for MacOS and Linux
  • Text View: fixed crash in Flat File mode
  • Tree View: fixed view title after tree sort operation
  • MacOS: fixed opening projects from network paths/mappings/mountpoints
  • MacOS: fixed issues with pasting into Open View dialog
  • HTTP connection component: fixed "User-Agent:" self-identification to better conform to standards
  • Improved logging and Feedback reporting not to collect potentially sensitive information