Depending on the view, you can select one or more sequences, any portion of a sequence, or a specific portion of sequence corresponding to a feature. The active selection is highlighted in light blue. The selection can then be copied to the clipboard if desired.

To select… Do this…
A contig In the Explorer panel, click on the name of the contig.
Multiple read sequences In the Alignment or Strategy view, use Ctrl/Cmd+click or Shift+click to select multiple read sequences.
One entire sequence In the Alignment or “Strategy view, click on the sequence name.
A portion of a constituent or consensus sequence In the Alignment or Strategy views:

  • Hold down the left mouse button and drag the mouse along the portion of sequence you wish to highlight. To select multiple non-contiguous portions, use Ctrl/Cmd+drag.

  • Click on the left-most residue you wish to highlight. Hold down the Shift key and click on the right-most residue.

  • To select an entire sequence, insert the cursor anywhere along the sequence, then right-click and choose Select All.
A portion of one sequence In the lower portion of the Alignment view, drag the mouse across residues in a sequence track while holding down the left mouse button.
A track Click on a track.
One or more features and corresponding sequence Click on a feature to select it. To add additional features to the selection, use Ctrl/Cmd+click.

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