The GenGIS Manual

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A recent version of the manual is also available in Media:.PDF format.

Contents

Introduction / Overview of GenGIS

Purpose

Platforms

System requirements

Citing GenGIS

Where to go for help

Installation

Getting the Release Version

Adding the Python Console

Adding R

Developer Version – building from source code

Input data

Input data ordering

Maps

Supported formats

Projections

Data sources and GDAL

Typical limits on map size

Location File

Required fields

Location data – Lat / Long vs. UTM

Sequence File

Required fields

Other fields

Phylogenetic trees

File formats

Constraints / relationship with sequences

The Environment

The map environment

Map pane

Minimap

Getting around in GenGIS

Control elements

Hotkeys

Console input

Mouse

Menu options

Shortcut buttons

Interacting with sample sites

Working with Layers

Adding and removing

Active / inactive

wx Elements

Graphical analysis tools in GenGIS

Basic data visualizations

Pie charts

..?

2D phylogenetic trees

Defining axes

Manipulation

3D phylogenetic trees

The Python console and API functions