On 20 sep 2011, at 13.12, Tim Carver wrote: > Hi Feifei > > It seems that we can not guarantee the order. Although I did try label and > accession_id on a feature and the order did remain label, accession_id > between saving out to separate files. Were you adding new features or > annotations on features?
I tried changing the the feature, as well as changing nothing. I have a quite long list of tags in the attributes, maybe that made the difference? If artemis does not guarantee the order, then I can only hope that my gff3 file stays the order it has now... > > Artemis does an auto-save once changes are made. It will backup a file as > #filename.gff# unless you use save it out manually from the File menu. Got it! Thanks! > > Regards > Tim > > On 9/20/11 7:42 AM, "Feifei Xu" <feifei...@ebc.uu.se> wrote: > >> Yes. I am using the gff3 file as the base for manual annotation. I am keeping >> it versioned to keep track of what has been changed. So if there is no way to >> retain the order of attributes, it's just killing the the version system. >> >> So far I managed to retain the order by changing "accession_id" to something >> else. But it would be good to know how Artemis saves gff3 files. I need to >> know if the order will always be retained, or it's just purely random? >> >> BTW, is there any way to auto save the gff3 file in artemis? >> >> Thanks! >> Feifei >> >> On 19 sep 2011, at 18.01, Scott Cain wrote: >> >>> Hi Feifei, >>> >>> Is there a reason you want to retain order? The order of attributes >>> should not matter. >>> >>> Scott >>> >>> >>> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Feifei Xu <feifei...@ebc.uu.se> wrote: >>>> Hi! >>>> >>>> Is there any way to conserve the order of the attributes (column 9) in gff3 >>>> file? >>>> >>>> The problem I have now is between the two tags "label" and "accession_id". >>>> If I load a version (v1) of gff3 file with "label" before "accession_id", >>>> then it will be saved into a new version (v2) of gff3 file with >>>> "accession_id" before "label". When I thought that I can live with the >>>> order in v2, and tried to save v2 into yet another version (v3), then the >>>> order changed back to "label" before "accession_id". >>>> >>>> It would be great if there is any way to fix the order. I will also try to >>>> change the tags, see if that will do. >>>> >>>> Thanks! >>>> >>>> Feifei >>>> _______________________________________________ >>>> Artemis-users mailing list >>>> Artemisemail@example.com >>>> http://lists.sanger.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/artemis-users >>>> >>> >>> >>> >>> -- >>> ------------------------------------------------------------------------ >>> Scott Cain, Ph. D. scott at scottcain dot >>> net >>> GMOD Coordinator (http://gmod.org/) 216-392-3087 >>> Ontario Institute for Cancer Research >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Artemis-users mailing list >> Artemisfirstname.lastname@example.org >> http://lists.sanger.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/artemis-users > > > > > -- > The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute is operated by Genome Research > Limited, a charity registered in England with number 1021457 and a > company registered in England with number 2742969, whose registered > office is 215 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BE. _______________________________________________ Artemis-users mailing list Artemisemail@example.com http://lists.sanger.ac.uk/mailman/listinfo/artemis-users