GENtle/Image Viewer

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The GENtle manual

About - FAQ - Setup - DNA - Protein - PCR and Primer Design - Sequencing - Alignments - Calculators - Virtual Gel - Image Viewer - Tools and Dialogs - Web interface - Graphs and plots - DNA map - Sequence map - Dot plot - Restriction Identifier

Image viewer.

The Image Viewer module can be invoked via Tools/Image viewer. It can display images, such as gel photos, print them, or save them in another image format.

The viewer can read and write common formats, such as JPG, TIF, BMP, GIF, etc. In addition, it can read the IMG format used by the BioRad Molecular Analyst software.

The directory can be selected via the upper left button. The files in that directory are shown below. A single click on a file displays the image.

The context menu of the image contains entries to save or print the image, or copy it to the clipboard. For saving, PNG, TIF, BMP, and JPG are available formats, with PNG being the default, as it has the best lossless compression.

Labels of IMG images are shown on screen, print, and saved images by default. This can be changed through the "Show labels" checkbox beneath the file list.

An image can be inverted (black <=> white) through the "Invert" checkbox.