NCBI BLAST output format: Question.

Joseph Boothe jboothe at gpu.srv.ualberta.ca
Mon Jan 10 12:16:17 EST 1994

On Thu, 6 Jan 1994, Brian Foley wrote:

> Date: Thu, 6 Jan 1994 20:09:57 GMT
> From: Brian Foley <brianf at med.uvm.edu>
> To: bio-soft at net.bio.net
> Subject: NCBI BLAST output format: Question.
> 	Can someone tell me what is the best software for viewing the
> output from an NCBI BLAST search?  Whether I read the output in my
> UNIX e-mail, my Mac e-mail, or convert it to a text editor (MS-Word)
> document, the alignments do not line up without messing with them.
> 	It seems that the output uses TABs rather than spaces to 
> format the output, and these TABs do not correspond to the ones
> I have.  Perhaps if I just knew what the TAB settings were...
> 	Does the BLAST output look great when it is imported into
> WordPerfect or some other text editor?  
> --
> ********************************************************************
> *  Brian Foley               *     If we knew what we were doing   *
> *  Molecular Genetics Dept.  *     it wouldn't be called research  *
> *  University of Vermont     *                                     *
	Brian, I am also interested in the answer to this question, could 
you please post any replies that you receive.  Thanks.


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