MSF as input to plotsimilarity

Keith Robison robison at golgi.harvard.edu
Sat Dec 3 02:40:22 EST 1994

Brian Foley (brianf at med.uvm.edu) wrote:
: 	The documentation says that the output created by PILEUP 
: (the pileup.msf file) can be used as input to PLOTSIMILARITY.

: 	However, this is not working for me.  PLOTSIM says it cannot
: read pileup.msf. 

You have to specify the file as pileup.msf{*} (select all sequences
in pileup.msf), or else you will get this wonderfully non-informative
message from any program which takes an MSF file as input
(I've banged my metaphorical shin on this thing many times).

Keith Robison
Harvard University
Department of Cellular and Developmental Biology
Department of Genetics / HHMI

robison at mito.harvard.edu 

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