Re-posting this announcement since it is likely of general interest for NCBI Web blast users.
From BLAST product manager:
In response to your requests, we have added new columns to the Descriptions Table for web BLAST output. The new columns are Scientific Name, Common Name, Taxid, and Accession Length. Common Name and Accession Length are now part of the default display.
You can click
Select columns or
Manage columns to add or remove columns from the display Your preferences will be saved for your next visit to BLAST, and when you download your results, whatever columns you have displayed will be saved. See the NCBI Insights post for more details.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org