Menu Bar

Menu Command Description
File Load from File Displays genomic data from one or more files. more...
  Load from URL Displays genomic data from a file identified by URL. more...
  Load from Server Displays genomic data from the IGV data server. more...
  Load from DAS Displays genomic data from a Distributed Annotation Server (DAS). more...
  New Session Unloads all currently loaded data, as if you exited and restarted IGV. more...
  Open Session Opens a previously saved session file. more...
  Save Session Saves your current settings to a named session file. more...
  Save Image Saves a snapshot of the IGV window to a graphics file, omitting the menu bar and tool bar.  Can save in .png, .jpg, or .svg format. New in 2.3.26: One can also save as .eps, by installing the EPSGraphics library
  Exit Closes IGV.
Genomes Load Genome from File Loads a genome into IGV from your file system.
  Load Genome from URL Loads a genome into IGV from a web URL.
  Load Genome from Server Loads a genome into IGV from the IGV data server. more...
  Create .genome File Save your genome file in .genome format.
  Manage Genome List Choose which genomes to display in the genome drop-down menu in the tool bar.
View Preferences Opens a tabbed menu of data display preferences. more...
  Color Legends Displays color legends for track data, which may be modified. more...
  Show Name Panel Shows/hides the track name panel.
  Set Name Panel Width Resets the track name panel width.
  Show Attribute Display Shows/hides attributes and attribute values. more...
  Select Attributes to Show Shows/hides selected attributes and attribute values. more...
  Show Header Panel Shows/hides the chromosome location header panel.
  Reorder Panels Allows the user to reorder the display panels.
  Go to View and select loci visited in your navigation history.
Tracks Sort Tracks Sorts track data. more...
  Group Tracks Groups track data. more...
  Filter Tracks Filters track data. more...
  Fit Data to Window Sets the track height to display all of the data, or as much data as possible. more...
  Set Track Height Sets the track height to a specified value. more...
Regions Region Navigator Opens the region navigator. more...
  Gene Lists Opens the gene lists window. more...
  Export Regions

Saves currently defined regions of interest to a BED file. If no regions of interest are defined, no BED file is created. more...

  Import Regions Imports regions of interest from a BED file. more...
Tools Run Batch Script Executes a series of sequential tasks.  Users can load at .txt file that contains a list of commands, one per line, that will be run by IGV.  The accepted commands are the same as the IGV Port Commands.
  Run igvtools Launches the igvtools interface window. more...
  Find Motif Search for a particular nucleotide sequence in the reference genome. more...
GenomeSpace

Load File from GenomeSpace

Load a file into IGV from your GenomeSpace directory. more...
  Load Genome from GenomeSpace Load a genome into IGV from your GenomeSpace directory. more...
  Save Session to GenomeSpace Save current IGV session to your GenomeSpace directory. more...
  Load Session from GenomeSpace Load a previous session from your GenomeSpace directory. more...
  Logout Log out of GenomeSpace
  Register Register a new account at GenomeSpace
Help User Guide... Displays the IGV User Guide.
  Help Forum... In your default web browser, opens the home page for the igv-help forum.
  About IGV Displays IGV version and build number.