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Reorder or Rename Sequences in a Multiple Alignment

How do I reorder or rename sequences in a SnapGene multiple alignment?

Create or Import an Alignment

See the lesson Create a Multiple Sequence Alignment to learn how to create a multiple alignment.

The order of sequences chosen for alignment will be the order used in the alignment output.

View and Reorder a Multiple Alignment

View an alignment and click on a sequence name to select the sequence.

Click "Aligned Sequences" and choose from the options to move the sequence.

Once the sequence are in the desired order, click Save to save the changes.

Rename a Sequence in An Alignment

Click on a sequence name to select the sequence.

Click "Aligned Sequences" and choose "Rename Selected Sequence...".

Enter a new name for the sequence and click Rename.

Click Save to save the changes.