dlpreorder reorders the species in a history file, writing a new history file in the process. If a particular species number is omitted from the list, this species will not appear in the new history file, and so can be used to delete species from a simulation.

Basic Usage

dlpreorder <inputHISTORYfile> <outputHISTORYfile> <species list>


  • <inputHISTORYfile> is the name of the source HISTORY file
  • <outputHISTORYfile> is the target name of the new HIStory file
  • <species list> is a space-separated list of species indices that are to appear in the new file, in the order in which they are given




The new HISTORY file, with the requested name. The new file is always written unformatted.