Overview of the EvoLaps interface

Main interface

EvoLaps URL: www.evolaps.org.
  • Shift' load EvoLaps to refresh the cache of the navigator
  • Hold down the 'Shift' key while clicking the reload button, or 'command' key (or CTRL key) + R
  • Display your history of navigation and remove images and files from the cache
(1) EvoLaps icon, animation when communication with the server side of EvoLaps
(3) EvoLaps current version
(3) EvoLaps Home
(4) EvoLaps toolboxes for analyses
(5) Display/hide toolboxes for more space before screen captures and so on
(6) EvoLaps documentation. It can be accessed in a different navigator window at the following URL www.evolaps.org/evolapsdocs
(7) EvoLaps News
(8) Do not hesitate to contact me (francois.chevenet@ird.fr) if you need help (data importation...), detect any bugs or if you want to see additional functionalities to be integrated into EvoLaps.

Analysis interface

(1) EvoLaps analysis
(2) Data toolbox
(3) data demo for the West Nile virus in North America, with reference to the paper(s), the NEXUS file (the input), and additional data files for annotation


(1) 'DATA' toolbox. Inputs and outputs of the interface. Importing annotated tree files in the NEXUS format, saving and restoring EvoLaps analyses and exporting graphics in SVG format. Preferences of the interface
(2) 'PATHS' toolbox. Layout options for the geographic scenaro with graphical variables and time-dependent gradients
(3) 'TRANSITIONS' toolbox. Display, animation of the phylogeographic scenario, with or without clustering of localities in spatial areas
(4) 'MAP' toolbox. Tiles selection. Graphical settings for ancestral and sampled localities. Dynamic 'metadata' section depending of your data (eg HPD). 1D and 2D layer annotation management
(5) 'TREE' toolbox. Phylogenetic and transition tree layout settings. tree
(6) 'LIBRARY' toolbox. Additional graphical or processing tools (migration distance curve, computation of ancestral character states from a discrete variable)