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Convert an ORF to a Feature

How can I convert an ORF to a translated feature?

Display ORFs

If ORFs are not visible, press the "Show translations" button in the side toolbar to show ORFs.  

Select the ORF

Click on the relevant ORF arrow to select it.

In Sequence view, double-click on one of the amino acids to select the ORF.

Add a Translated Feature

Click Features → Add Translated Feature... .

Specify the Feature Details

In the Add Feature dialog, type the feature name, and specify additional properties as desired, then click OK.

If necessary, click Yes in the subsequent dialog.

View the Feature

Press the "Show translations" button to hide ORFs, leaving the translated feature visible.