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DBIGCG(1e) EMBOSS Manual for Debian DBIGCG(1e)


dbigcg - Index a GCG formatted database


dbigcg -dbname string -idformat list -directory directory -filenames string -release string -date string -fields list -exclude string -maxindex integer -sortoptions string -systemsort boolean -cleanup boolean -outfile outfile -indexoutdir outdir

dbigcg -help


dbigcg is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite”). It is part of the "Utils:Database indexing" command group(s).


Input section

-dbname string

-idformat list

Default value: EMBL

-directory directory

Default value: .

-filenames string

Default value: *.seq

Required section

-release string

Default value: 0.0

-date string

Default value: 00/00/00

Advanced section

-fields list

Default value: acc

-exclude string

-maxindex integer

-sortoptions string

Sort options, typically '-T .' to use current directory for work files and '-k 1,1' to force GNU sort to use the first field Default value: -T . -k 1,1

-systemsort boolean

Default value: Y

-cleanup boolean

Default value: Y

Output section

-outfile outfile

-indexoutdir outdir

Default value: .


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


dbigcg is fully documented via the tfm(1) system.


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05/11/2012 EMBOSS 6.4.0