Convert embl to linear-map pdf

This page is designed to accept an annotated embl format file, and convert it to a nice looking linear feature map in pdf format.

This converter is based on the perl_to_ps.pl perl script written by the Sanger Institute.

Instructions:

Select a file to convert, then select your options.
Reasonable defaults are already entered, but feel free to make changes
and see how it changes the result. When you are ready, click "convert!"

Select File

Please select an embl format file to upload. Must be embl format.


Commonly Used Options

Note that one unit of height or width = 1/72 of an inch.

Line Base Length:
What it is: the number of bases or peptides on each line

Feature Height:
What it is: the height of each feature

Line Spacing:
What it is: the vertical distance between each line

Font Size:
What it is: the size of the font. Not the same scale as you are used to.

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More Available Options


Page Width:
What it is: the width of each page. The default 594 = 8.25 inch

Page Height:
What it is: the height of each page. The default 792 = 11 inch

Border Width:
What it is: the margin to leave at the edge of the page

Page Count:
What it is: The number of pages to generate

Scale Distance:
What it is: the distance between the scale (dna) line and the feature

Scale Font Size:
What it is: the size of the font. Not the same scale as you are used to.

Scale Number Distance:
What it is: the distance between the dna scale line and the labels at each end

Label Feature Distance:
What it is: the distance between the feature and it's label feature

Tick Mark Spacing:
What it is: the distance (in bases) between the small tick marks on the scale line

Major Tick Spacing:
What it is: the distance (in bases) between the large tick marks on the scale line

Shade-line Spacing:
What it is: the distance between the diagonal lines used for shading #experiement with this value

Left Shaded Keys:
What it is: the keys of the features that should be shaded with left-slanting lines. (comma separated list)

Right Shaded Keys:
What it is: the keys of the features that should be shaded with right-slanting lines. (comma separated list)

Protein Features:
What it is: the keys of the features that should be drawn beside the dna line (comma separated list)

DNA Features:
What it is: the keys of the features that should be drawn on the dna line (comma separated list)

Feature Outline Width:
What it is: the width of the black border around each exon or feature

Base Label Position:
What it is: this controls which end of the dna line should have the base count label

Label Angle:
What it is: the angle of the feature labels (0 is horizontal)

Horizontal Protein Labels:
What it is: if "Yes" the labels on the protein features will be horizontal and
centred, otherwise the labels will be drawn at the angle given by label_angle.

DNA Labels:
What it is: selects where to draw DNA feature labels

Protein Labels:
What it is: choose whether to draw Protein Labels

Show Command Line?
What it is: Display in the browser all the command line options used to generate the pdf

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Details on this software are hard to find, but we found mention of this script here and downloaded it from here.