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Organize Sequences in a Collection

How can I use folders to organize sequences in a collection?

Display the Collection in Folder View

In the collection interface, if Folder view is not chosen, click on the Folder view icon.

Add a Folder to the Collection

To add a folder to the collection, click the Add menu button, then choose Add Folder... .

Type the folder name, then click OK.

To add another folder, deselect the previous folder, click the Add menu button, then choose Add Folder... . Type the folder name, then click OK.

Add a Subfolder to a Collection

To create a subfolder, select a folder, click the Add menu button, then choose Add Folder... .

Type the subfolder name, then click OK.

Move Sequences into a Folder

To move sequences in the collection into a folder, select the desired sequences, then drag them into the folder.

To close a folder, click the triangle next to the folder name.

Move Sequences into a Subfolder

To move sequences in the collection into a subfolder, select the desired sequences, then drag them into the subfolder.

In this example, the mScarlet-I file remains in the parent (Red FPs) folder. The Red FPs folder is expanded, while the GFP Variants and DsRed Variants folders are not expanded.

Import Files into a Collection Folder

To import files into a collection folder, click the Import/Export menu button, then choose Import Files into Folder... .

Choose the destination folder, then click Import Files... .

Alternatively, drag files directly into a collection folder or subfolder.

Import a Folder into a Collection

To import an existing folder into a collection, click the Import/Export menu button, then choose Import Folder... .

Browse to the folder, then click Import. Choose where the folder should be placed in the collection, then click Import.

Alternatively, drag a folder directly into a collection list.

The folders are listed in alphabetical order. Any subfolder organization in an imported folder will be preserved.