Previous Versions


Version 1.6

Released on August 20, 2012

Executable:GView 1.6
Source:GView 1.6 Source
JavaDoc:GView 1.6 JavaDoc


  • Changes to Style Editor
    • Major visual improvements.
    • Fixed issues with consistency when switching between styles.
    • Added a progress notification when rebuilding styles.
    • Added the ability to modify ruler placement location and visibility.
    • Added the ability to refine sets.
    • Speed improvements when rebuilding specific style elements.
    • Added internal documentation.
  • Visual improvements.
  • Bug fixes.
  • Added more fonts.

Version 1.5.1

Released on December 12, 2011


  • Fixed issue where map would not rebuild when adding new slots/feature sets.
  • Added support for Genbank files with no sequence data.
  • Fixed an issue with labels displaying string “null” when no annotation value was available to display.

Version 1.5

Released on November 22, 2011


  • Added a Style Editor
    • Allows for modification of the appearance of the map without GSS
    • Provides the ability to save/load styles
    • Provides support for viewing the map with multiple styles at once

  • Toolbar added to provide easy access to useful features

  • Additional GSS Features
  • Placement of ruler labels on map using label-location

  • Bug fixes
  • Drawing single point features/features with gaps
  • Label overlap issues (both feature labels and ruler labels)
  • Fixed support for EMBL files

Version 1.1.1

Released on May 26, 2011

Version 1.1

Released on February 18, 2011

Version 1.0.4683

Released on October 26, 2010

Version 1.0.4598

Released on September 24, 2010

Version 1.0

Change Log

See Change Log.
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