EMBOSS can be readily configured to match your requirements. In a standard installation of EMBOSS the configuration directives are looked for in the following locations and in the following search order:
share/EMBOSSsubdirectory of your EMBOSS installation.3.13.2
.embossrcin the directory specified by the
.embossrcin the users home directory.
.embossrcare plain text files that can readily be edited to suit.3.3 Redefinitions of configuration parameters will override those previously defined. In the descriptions that follow only
.embossrcwill be mentioned but all directives can be placed in
emboss.defaultfor site wide configuration.
Several aspects of EMBOSS can be defined. These are:
EMBOSS will ignore blank lines in the
.embossrcfiles. It will also ignore any lines beginning with
!allowing comments to illuminate the declarations in the file.