To access the Text view, perform a BLAST search. When the search is complete, the Text, Table and Pairwise views are displayed together in a single popup window that is separate from the main MegAlign Pro window. To reopen all three views at a later time, click on the Status link in the Jobs panel.

An example Text view is shown below:

In order, the view shows the following:

  • The version of BLAST used in the search (e.g., “BLASTP 2.9.0+”).
  • References for the BLAST search engine.
  • A description of the BLAST database used in the search, including the number of sequences.
  • Information about the Query sequence, including its length and the Request ID (RID) number.
  • A table of sequences producing significant alignments.
  • Pairwise alignments of each significant match with summary information on the match.

Tasks pertaining to the Text view:

Task How to…
Make selections in the view See Make a Selection.
Copy all text Right-click anywhere in the view and choose Copy.
Select all text Right-click anywhere in the view and choose Select All.

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