The Dotplot plugin provides a tool to build dot plots for DNA or RNA sequences. This allows to compare comparing these sequences graphically. Using a dotplot diagramdot plot, you can easily identify such differences between sequences as mutations, invertionsinversions, insertions, deletions and low-complexity regions.
Also the plugin provides advanced features: comparing multiple dotplotsdot plots, navigation in a dotplotdot plot, dotplots dot plots synchronization, saving and loading a dotplotdot plot, etc.
An example of a dotplot dot plot view:
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The Dotplot plugin uses the Repeat Finder plugin to build a dotplotdot plot, make sure you have the Repeat Finder plugin installed.
The Dotplot features are described in more details below.