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Changes in version 5.0.2 (Oct 8, 2019)

New Functionality

  • Added support for importing protein files into a collection from a CSV-formatted database.
    (Requested by Jack Ostrowski)


  • Enhanced code signing and notarized the application for better support of macOS 10.15 Catalina.
  • Set the default to create a primer from the bottom strand if a Find match is highlighted in the bottom strand.
    (Requested by Di Xia)


  • Improved stability when importing from Ensembl.
    (Reported by Antonis Kourtidis)
  • Fixed issues with updating alignments when editing and when undoing the hiding of bases.
    (Reported by Paula Patterson)
  • Improved stability when computing pairwise alignments on certain installations of Windows.
    (Reported by Jacek Ostrowski and Steve)
  • Significantly sped up opening and import of some file types.
    (Reported by Guy Joubert)
  • Enabled trimming of flanking spaces from primer names when pasting into primer controls.
    (Requested by Scott James)
  • Improved stability when copying selections in annotated DNA sequences.
  • Corrected the uninstaller on Windows to remove all installed files.
  • Fixed issues with undoing various actions (e.g., adding primers, changing code number).
  • Improved behavior when a large file of an unsupported type is dragged into the Miscellaneous Files area of a collection.
  • Improved the reliability of selecting files that were newly added to a collection.