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


newseq - Create a sequence file from a typed-in sequence


newseq -name string -description string -type list -sequence string -outseq seqout

newseq -help


newseq is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite”). It is part of the "Edit" command group(s).


Input section

-name string

The name of of the sequence should be a single word that you will use to identify the sequence. It should have no (or few) punctuation characters in it.

-description string

Enter any description of the sequence that you require.

-type list

Default value: N

-sequence string

The sequence itself. Because of the limitation of the operating system, you will only be able to type in a short sequence of (typically) 250 characters, or so. The keyboard will beep at you when you have reached this limit and you will not be able to press the RETURN/ENTER key until you have deleted a few characters.

Output section

-outseq seqout


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


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


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05/11/2012 EMBOSS 6.4.0