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GT-SKETCH(1) GenomeTools Manual GT-SKETCH(1)


gt-sketch - Create graphical representation of GFF3 annotation files.


gt sketch [option ...] image_file [GFF3_file ...]


-pipe [yes|no]

use pipe mode (i.e., show all gff3 features on stdout) (default: no)

-flattenfiles [yes|no]

do not group tracks by source file name and remove file names from track description (default: no)

-seqid [string]

sequence region identifier default: first one in file

-start [value]

start position default: first region start

-end [value]

end position default: last region end

-width [value]

target image width (in pixel) (default: 800)

-style [string]

style file to use (default: undefined)

-format [...]

output graphics format choose from png|pdf|svg|ps (default: png)

-input [...]

input data format choose from gff|bed|gtf (default: gff)

-addintrons [yes|no]

add intron features between existing exon features (before drawing) (default: no)

-unsafe [yes|no]

enable unsafe mode for style file (default: no)

-v [yes|no]

be verbose (default: no)

-force [yes|no]

force writing to output file (default: no)


display help and exit


display version information and exit


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07/22/2020 GenomeTools 1.6.1