Create tree

The "Create tree" tool can be used to generate a distance-based phylogenetic tree with multiple alignments as input:

        Toolbox | Alignments and Trees (Image alignmentsandtrees)| Create Tree (Image tree)

This will open the dialog displayed in figure 14.3:

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Figure 14.3: Creating a tree.

If an alignment was selected before choosing the Toolbox action, this alignment is now listed in the Selected Elements window of the dialog. Use the arrows to add or remove elements from the Navigation Area. Click Next to adjust parameters.

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Figure 14.4: Adjusting parameters for distance-based methods.

Figure 14.4 shows the parameters that can be set for this distance-based tree creation:

For a more detailed explanation, see Bioinformatics explained.