Use IGB bookmarks to:
The Bookmark tab allows you easy access to the bookmark list and provides tools for managing and sharing bookmarks.
IGB bookmarks tab with example bookmarks
To return to a bookmarked region,
To bookmark a location and data scene
A window will appear with places to enter a name, notes, and bookmark type.
New bookmark window
Position Only bookmarks record genome, current position and zoom level.
Position and Data bookmarks record genome, current position, zoom level, and data sets.
You can sort your bookmarks into folders and associated comments with comments on folders.
To edit the name or comments associated with a bookmark or folder
To delete a bookmark or folder
To save a copy of the bookmarks to a file
To import another user's bookmarks
Bookmarks are saved as a single file in an HTML-based format. Use caution if you choose to edit the file.
You can import multiple sets of bookmarks during the same IGB session. Imported bookmarks will be added to the end of the list of existing bookmarks.
To see when a bookmark was created and the region it refers to
To see other properties of a bookmark
A new window will open that reports information about the bookmark and how IGB represents it internally.
To see how IGB combines these properties into an IGB bookmark, export your bookmarks and open the bookmarks file in a text editor to inspect bookmark syntax.
IGB saves your bookmarks at the end of each session in a file named bookmarks.html in a folder named .igb in your home folder.