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Old 05-13-2019, 12:38 AM   #1
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Default vcf file opening issues with a text editor

Hello,

I have created a vcf file which i can open using bcf tools in the terminal but not in the windows using a text editor. I can see the header information of the vcf file but the actual variant calls appear as symbols. Can someone help with this.
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Old 05-20-2019, 08:19 PM   #2
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You probably have a bcf file rather than a vcf.

You can use bcftools to convert it if needed.

Code:
bcftools view input.bcf > output.vcf
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