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Welcome to the TreeGraph 2 help system
This MediaWiki provides the online help for the tree editor TreeGraph 2. You can access it from the help menu of the application or the context specific help buttons in all dialogs as well as directly with your browser. Additionally you can use the search field on the left to look for answers to your questions.

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Feature overview

The application


Parts of a TreeGraph 2 document




Tree editing


TreeGraph 2 has been published in BMC Bioinformatics:

Stöver BC, Müller KF: TreeGraph 2: Combining and visualizing evidence from different phylogenetic analyses. BMC Bioinformatics 2010, 11:7

Open access Highly accessed

The paper describes the features of TreeGraph 2 until version 2.0.40 and can be helpful to get an overview.

Video tutorials
In addition to the articles on single features a set of screencasts is provided that allow you to learn how to use TreeGraph 2 step by step. Currently the following screencasts are available:

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Additional tutorials can be found at the tutorial main page.

Contributing to this wiki
This wiki can currently only be edited by registered users. Anyway everybody who wants to contribute to this help system is welcome. If you want to be a registered user or have any comments or requests feel free to send an e-mail to stoever at.png
Help for developers
If you are a developer and want to use TreeGraph 2 in one of your projects you should have a look at the development section which contains a documentation of the design concept as well as complete Javadocs. If you want to call TreeGraph 2 by command line from your application or script you can have a look at the Command line options article.

Note that you can only integrate TreeGraph 2 into your software under the terms of the GNU General Public License.