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to change magic tag name

Richard Durbin rd at sanger.ac.uk
Thu Apr 3 02:47:20 EST 2003


Yes, you can have any class displayed by default with the map display, 
but that is aimed at displaying anything that can be placed on a map, 
not anything as a map itself.

So no, using -D in options.wrm is not the same as changing the magic 
qualities of the magic tag "Map".  The code that calculates and displays 
maps requires the Map tag to be used and I do not believe that we should 
change the acedb code this way.  With hindsight, we could have 
constructed a fully tag2 system, which would have allowed

	Map Linkage_group ?Linkage_group #Map_position

but we didn't, and too much would break for us to make that change in 
the code now.

Richard

Ed Griffiths wrote:
> Ruiz,
> 
> 
>>we use the magic tag map in a class named locus:
>>
>>?Locus
>>map ?map XREF Locus #map_position
>>
>>We would like to change the name of the tag map in linkage_group, allowing
>>always map graphic display :
>>
>>?Locus
>>linkage_group ?linkage_group XREF Locus #map_position
>>
>>Is it possible?
> 
> 
> Take a look in the options.wrm file in your database, you will see lines like :
> 
> _VMap              -V -D GMAP  
> _VSequence         -V -D FMAP
> _VClone            -V -D PMAP
> 
> The "-D xMAP" says which display to use by default for each class. If you add a
> new class called "linkage_group" then you can arrange for it to be displayed
> using the GMAP (which is used for the Map class) by adding the following to your
> options.wrm file:
> 
> _Vlinkage_group    -V -D GMAP
> 
> If you have problems then email me direct...
> 
> cheers Ed





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