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Display Open Reading Frames

How can I adjust the display of translations in Map and Sequence views?

Show Translations

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

In Map view, top-strand ORFs are highlighted in orange, and bottom-strand ORFs are highlighted in green.

Change Translation Options

To open the Translation Options dialog, click View → Translation Options... .

To adjust the criteria for showing ORFs, specify the minimum ORF length and the start codon options, then click OK.