An annotation data file in one of the supported custom track
may be uploaded by any of the following methods:
(Preferred) Enter one or more
for custom tracks (one per line) in the data text box.
The Genome Browser supports both the HTTP and FTP (passive-only) protocols.
Click the "Browse" button directly above the URL/data text box, then
choose a custom track file from your local computer, or type the pathname of the
file into the "upload" text box adjacent to the "Browse"
button. The custom track data may be compressed by any of the following
programs: gzip (.gz), compress (.Z), or bzip2 (.bz2).
Files containing compressed data must include the appropriate suffix in their
Paste the custom annotation text directly into the URL/data text box.
Data provided by a URL may need to be proceeded by a separate line defining
type=<track_type> required for some tracks,
for example such as "track type=broadPeak".
If a login and password is required to access data loaded through
a URL, this information can be included in the URL using the format
protocol://user:firstname.lastname@example.org/somepath. Only Basic
Authentication is supported for HTTP.
Note that passwords included in URLs are not protected.
If a password contains a non-alphanumeric character, such as
$, the character must be replaced by the hexidecimal
representation for that character. For example, in the password
mypwd$wk, the $ character should be replaced by
%24, resulting in the modified password mypwd%24wk.