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Getting Started: Quick Tour

Load a Loupe File

Loupe requires and runs on .loupe files generated by the longranger pipeline. The Loupe file for a given sample can be found in the outs subfolder of the sample folder output by longranger.

Once Loupe is started, click on the open file button to select a Loupe file to load. You can load a different file at any time by clicking the Open Files... link in the upper-right corner of the window.

Using the Search Bar

Loupe provides a search bar at the top of the window for genome navigation. The search bar accepts gene names or loci in chr:start-end format. Loupe supports multiple search ranges, separated by spaces, commas, or semicolons. Loupe will maintain the previously selected loci ranges (if possible) when switching between views. Valid searches include:

Search Bar Rules