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DOTTER:(1) General Commands Manual DOTTER:(1)


dotter - Sequence dotplots with image enhancement tools.


dotter [options] <horizontal_sequence> <vertical_sequence> [X options]


Reference: Sonnhammer ELL & Durbin R (1995). A dot-matrix program with dynamic threshold control suited for genomic DNA and protein sequence analysis. Gene 167(2):GC1-10.
Protein - Protein DNA - DNA DNA - Protein
Batch mode, write dotplot to <file>
Load dotplot from <file>
Memory usage limit in Mb (default 0.5)
Set zoom (compression) factor
Set pixel factor manually (ratio pixelvalue/score)
Set sliding window size. (K => Karlin/Altschul estimate)
Read in score matrix from <file> (Blast format; Default: Blosum62).
Read in sequences and data from <file> (replaces sequencefiles).
Read feature segments from <file>
Do not calculate dotplot at startup.
Reversed Greyramp tool at start.
Reverse and complement horizontal_sequence (DNA vs Protein)
Don't display mirror image in self comparisons
For DNA: horizontal_sequence top strand only (Watson)
For DNA: horizontal_sequence bottom strand only (Crick)
Horizontal_sequence offset
Vertical_sequence offset
Some X options: -acefont <font> Main font. -font <font> Menu font.

SEE ALSO for more info.

AUTHOR Version 3.1, compiled Jul 10 2010

July 2010