[Bioperl-l] Drawing sequences in the "other" direction

Lincoln Stein lstein at cshl.edu
Sun Jun 19 13:12:07 EDT 2005

Hi Michael,

Have you tried passing -flip=>1 to Bio::Graphics::Panel->new()?


On Tuesday 24 May 2005 08:16 am, michael watson (IAH-C) wrote:
> Hi
> I'm trying to draw images of bits of aligned bacterial genomes with the
> genes marked on as features.  Reasonably often a gene in one species is
> on the +1 strand, and in another species it's on the -1 strand.  I want
> to draw an image of these genes "aligned", one on top of the other, both
> facing in the same direction (obviously those that I have flipped I will
> annotate as such).
> I have been drawing images using Bio::Graphics::Panel and the add_track
> method, but I can't figure out how to draw the sequence, and all it's
> features, running in the opposite direction.  In fact, I doubt there is
> one unless someone can point it out?
> I did think of drawing them in the right orientation and using the linux
> "convert" command to flip the image, but then all the text is backwards!
> Any help appreciated
> Mick
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Lincoln D. Stein
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