The Big Y – Results,  Matching tab displays your Big Y matches. A person is considered a match if they have four or less differences in SNPs with you.

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Matching Tab

Columns

This tab contains the following columns.

Match Name  

This column displays the names of your Big Y matches.

You can perform the following tasks in this column:

  • Search – To search for a specific match, at the top of the column, enter their name or partial name in the Name Search box.
  • Match Profile – To display a profile of your match, click on their name. The Profile window is displayed. The Profile window displays a brief profile of your match.
  • Email – If you have an installed email client (e.g., Outlook), to email your match, click on the envelope icon displayed next to your match.
  • Note – To add a note about your match, click on the callout icon (Note Icon) displayed next to your match. The Notes dialog box is displayed.
    • Once a note is added, the callout icon is green. To view a note, click on the green callout icon. To edit a note, click on the green callout icon, and click on the text of the note. The dialog box is expanded, and you can edit or remove the text in the note.
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Match Name Column

 Shared Novel Variants

This column displays the total number of novel variants shared between you and an individual match.

The Shared Novel Variants drop-down list, at the top of the column, displays the position of your known SNPs with the number of your matches who share a SNP at the specified position in parenthesis.

To display your matches who share a novel variant at a specific position with you, click on the drop-down list at the top of the column, and select the position.

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Shared Novel Variants Drop-Down List

To display additional information about the novel variants you share and do not share with a specific match, in this column, click on the shared novel variants value. The Shared Novel Variants window is displayed. For more information, see Shared Novel Variants Window.

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Shared Novel Variants Value

Known SNP Difference   

This column displays the number of known SNPs within your subclade that you do not share with the specified match. The following values are possible:

  • 0 – Indicates that you share all known SNPs with the specified match.
  • 1 – Indicates that there is one known SNP in the subclade that you do not share with the specified match.
  • 2 – Indicates that there are two known SNPs in the subclade that you do not share with the specified match.
  • 3 – Indicates that there are three known SNPs in the subclade that you do not share with the specified match.
  • 4 – Indicates that there are four known SNPs in the subclade that you do not share with the specified match.

To filter matches by the number of known SNP differences, click on the drop-down list at the top of the column, and select one of the values.

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Known SNP Difference Drop-Down List

Non-Matching Known SNPs

This column displays the known SNPs within your subclade that you and the specified match do not share. These SNPs determine the value listed in the Known SNP Difference column.

To display your matches that do not share a specific known SNP, enter the name or partial name of the known SNP in the SNP Name Search box at the top of the column.

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SNP Name Search Box

Matching SNPs

This column displays the total number of SNPs shared between you and the specified match.

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Matching SNPs Column

Match Date  

This column displays the date you and the specific match were matched.

To filter matches by match date, enter the date or partial date in the Match Date Search box at the top of the column.

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Match Date Search Box

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