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Embed Files from Other Programs in a Sequence File

How can I embed relevant files from other software programs in a SnapGene sequence file, and then access the embedded files?

Show the Description Panel

With a sequence file  open, turn on display of the Description Panel (see Show or Hide the Description Panel).

Embed Files by Drag-and-Drop

Drag and drop one or more files, generated by SnapGene or any other software program, into the "Embedded Files" field. Those files will then be embedded within the SnapGene file.

Add Files Using the "Embedded Files" Interface

Click on the "Embedded Files" link to open the Manage Embedded Files dialog.

Drag and drop one or more files, of any file type, into the Manage Embedded Files dialog. Alternatively, click the Embed Files... button and then select the files to add.

Organize Embedded Files

To rearrange files in the Manage Embedded Files dialog, select one or more files and use the arrow buttons to move them up or down in the list.

To rename an embedded file, select the file and edit the "Name" field.

To remove an embedded file, select it and click the Remove button. The entire set of embedded files can be removed using the Remove All button.

View an Embedded File

To open an embedded file in its native application, click on the name of the embedded file in the Description Panel.

Extract Embedded Files

To extract embedded files as standalone documents, select one or more files in the list and then click the Export Selected Files... button.