Quick Tips

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Copying Grammars

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Copying Grammars

Let’s say you’ve already got a grammar that you love. I mean, it’s a work of art, it’s your genetic...

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Exporting Grammars

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Exporting Grammars

We’ve already covered two other types of exports that you can do in GenoCAD (they’re Parts and Constructs, in case you’re wondering), and...

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Exporting Parts

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Exporting Parts

You know those movies where smugglers have big, valuable objects that they have to get across a border? Generally, they...

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Exporting a Designed Construct

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Exporting a Designed Construct

Exports are a big deal. So are imports, for that matter. So much so that at the time we originally...

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Adding Rules to Grammars

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Adding Rules to Grammars

Rules are meant to be broken. For example, calling in a carryout order at a busy restaurant while you’re sitting...

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Editing Grammars

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Editing Grammars

At GenoCAD, we believe that anyone can and should develop their own genetic grammars. Personalization and customization is power, according...

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Adding Parts Categories

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Adding Parts Categories

You have individual genetic parts, right? And you probably have groups of parts that can be binned into the same...

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Making Parts Libraries

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Making Parts Libraries

Libraries: vast repositories of human knowledge and art. Quiet places of study and intellectual engagement. Call-backs to a long-forgotten age...

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Importing Grammars

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Importing Grammars

See what you think about this Aristotelian syllogism: Reinventing the wheel is a terrible idea. Wheels are circular. DNA plasmids...

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Saving a Design

GenoCAD Quick Tip: Saving a Design

Here’s one option: You can do a bunch of work designing a new DNA construct in GenoCAD, then close your...