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aligncopy - Reads and writes alignments

ALIGNCOPY(1e) EMBOSS Manual for Debian ALIGNCOPY(1e)


aligncopy - Reads and writes alignments


aligncopy -sequences seqset [-name string] [ -comment string] [ -append boolean] -outfile align
aligncopy -help


aligncopy is a command line program from EMBOSS (“the European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite”). It is part of the "Edit" command group(s).


Input section

-sequences seqset
File containing a sequence alignment.

Required section

Additional section

-name string
-comment string
-append boolean
This allows you to append the name and comments you have given on to the end of the existing alignment header. Default value: N

Advanced section

Output section

-outfile align


Bugs can be reported to the Debian Bug Tracking system (, or directly to the EMBOSS developers (


aligncopy is fully documented via the tfm(1) system.


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05/11/2012 EMBOSS 6.4.0