Due to an update at uniprot.org, Jalview’s Uniprot search interface has stopped working. Instead of showing the results of your query, a flashing yellow triangle next to the input box is shown instead.
We will shortly be releasing a new patch release that provides a fix for this problem, but until then, if you have an urgent need to access Uniprot’s free text search via Jalview, there is a workaround:
- First shutdown Jalview, then locate your .jalview_properties file and open it in a text editor (notepad on windows, or text wrangler on Macs, for instance).
- Make a new line and enter the following:
- Save your updated .jalview_properties file and then start Jalview. The Uniprot Search dialog should now be working: