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GMOD/Apollo: Apollo2.1.0(JB#d3827c)

Deepak Unni; Nathan Dunn; Eric Yao; Robert Buels; Yating Li; Ian Holmes; Christine Elsik; Suzanna Lewis

2.1.0 Official Release

Some of the new features include:
- Added ability to annotate a variant from VCF evidence tracks [1892](
- Allow forced assignment of transcript to a gene [#1851](
- Added proper Instructor and Organism Admin permission level [#1178](
- Indicate start / stop codons with color [#1852](
- Set the default biotype on track [#1861](

Some important bug fixes:
- Prevents setting bad translation starts and ends [#1838](
- Fixed descriptor leak when loading bulk loading GFF3 [#1187](
- Fixed adding ability to create sequence alterations of uneven length [#1883](
- Fixed problem where canonical splice-sites were not recognized if sequence was being shown in lower-case [#1879](
- In some cases when the name store is not properly configured, the location is not remembered [#1895](

*Note* You will need to [install node 6 or better](  
*Note* If updating your jbrowse settings from previous versions in `apollo-config.groovy` you will need to set the JBrowse to use the [currently tagged version or better](   If this is  commented out, however, [the default will work]( 
*Note* Some issues with new tomcat and addStore / addTracks RFC 7230 and RFC 3986.  See

The complete change log can be found at:

Please review the documentation pages for more details:

Note: You can find a guide upgrading existing Apollo installations here:

Please open a GitHub issue if you find any problems:

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