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Printing an alignment in color

Last modified September 2, 2013

To print a sequence alignment from an Align or Blast job result in color, you need to change the print settings of your browser. Note that specific details may vary between different browser and operating system versions.

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer: Turn on the Print background colors and images option
    1. In the Tools menu, click Internet Options and then click the Advanced tab.
    2. In the Settings box under Printing, tick the Print background colors option and then click OK.
    3. Select File / Print in the normal way.
  • Firefox: Turn on the Print Background Colors option
    1. Select File / Print in the normal way.
    2. In the Print box, look for the subheading Appearance or select the Options tab.
    3. Tick the Print Background Colors option.
    4. Click the Print button at the bottom.
  • Safari: Turn on the Print Backgrounds option
    1. Select File / Print in the normal way.
    2. In the Print box, tick the Print backgrounds option
    3. Click the Print button at the bottom.

NOTE: You need to reverse the above instructions when finished or your browser will continue to print background colors which may use a lot of ink.