Import Merlin PED DAT
Author: Autumn Laughbaum, GHI
This import script imports PED/DAT files created in MERLIN. File delimiters may be comma, whitespace or tab and allele delimiters may be whitespace or /. The data may include several phenotype, covariate and genotype columns.
Recommended Directory Location
Save the script to the following directory:
*..\Application Data\Golden Helix SVS\UserScripts\SVS\Import
Note: The Application Data folder is a hidden folder on many operating systems and its location varies between operating systems. The easiest way to locate this directory on your computer is to open SVS and go to Tools >Open Folder > UserScripts Folder. If saved to the proper folder, this script will be accessible from the SVS Import menu.
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