When users right-click a gene model or other item in the display, IGB displays a menu with links to external Web sites. These links to external Web sites are called "LinkOuts."

You can create new LinkOuts using the Web links tool.

LinkOut contents

A LinkOut consists of

Every item in the IGB display has an id or identifier.

IGB uses this id to create the URL.

How to create a new LinkOut

Click Tools > Web Links to open the Web Links tool.

Use the Web Links tool to create new LinkOuts. Use the existing LinkOuts as a guide to making new ones.

To find out an item's id

Links to documentation on Java regular expressions

Java Regular expression:
Regular Expression Online Generator:
Regular Expression Online tester: