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Changes in version 4.0.2 (Jul 27, 2017)


  • Streamlined the File menu in the Windows launch dialog.
  • Cleaned up the Import/Export Menu for Favorites in the Browse Common Features dialog.
  • Simplified the "Insert" dialog titles for the New Synthetic Construct interface.
  • Made various textual enhancements.
  • Updated the common features database.
  • Configured SnapGene to fetch toolbar and direct messages daily instead of weekly.


  • Ensured consistent View menu options when the Browse Common Features dialog is visible.
  • Removed the ellipsis from the “Remove” command in the context menu for the collection interface.
  • Prevented \n symbols from being shown in Action dialog instructions.
  • Improved the margins when using the Replace controls in the collection interface on Windows and Linux.
  • Made various stability fixes.
  • Removed the resize grip from the collection interface.
  • Prevented various Primers menu entries from being enabled when viewing a sequence trace or protein sequence.
  • Enabled the “Enzymes → Save Enzyme Set" command while viewing a DNA sequence in a collection.
  • Ensured that display options and local enzyme sets are preserved when adding older files to a collection.
  • Fixed an issue where content in Features and Primers views did not always align properly with the columns.
  • Ensured accurate listing of files in a collection.
  • Fixed a long-standing issue that could result in corrupting file content.
  • Corrected a regression with exporting feature ranges to GenBank, EMBL, and SwissProt file formats.