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Add a phylogenetic tree

Paul Kiddle edited this page Sep 19, 2018 · 1 revision

Introduction

In Scratchpads you can create a custom content type or add a field to an existing content type, such as Taxon Descriptions, to display phylogenetic trees.

Instructions

Creating a new 'Tree' Content Type

  1. From the Admin menu go to Structure
  2. Click Content Types then Add content type
  3. Enter a TITLE, e.g. “Tree” and click Save and manage fields
  4. In the section Add new field provide a label, e.g. “Tree”
  5. Select the Field type “Long Text” then click Save
  6. Under Manage display you should set the Format to Newick/NeXML tree
  7. Under Display type choose from either Rectangular or Circular
  8. Click the Save button at the bottom left

Changing Phylogenetic Tree Display Options

  1. From the Admin menu go to Structure
  2. Click Content Types then manage display for your tree content type
  3. Set the Display type to either Rectangular or Circular
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