How to check the output reports

Three different reports are generated, and all of these should be inspected in order to determine whether the quality of the sequencing reads and the trimming is acceptable. We are now at the "Inspect results" step in figure 12.30. The interpretation of the reports is not always completely straightforward, but as you gain experience it becomes easier.

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Figure 12.29: Inspect the quality and trimming reports and determine whether you can proceed with the data analysis or if you have to resequence some of the samples.