From: John Stone (
Date: Thu Jun 25 2009 - 13:11:30 CDT

  VMD (currently) expects all of the models to contain the same number
of atoms, and will only load the ones that meet this criteria. I intend
to revise the plugin interface to allow file containing a mix of models
to be loaded into multiple molecules in VMD, as this would also be a better
match for typical uses of mol2 files, for example. It won't happen for this
release, but perhaps in the next one.

  John Stone

On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 07:05:30PM -0700, Kevin Wu wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to create a multimodel PDB file that contains multiple
> different PDB structures. Does VMD support this type of file? Or do the
> number of atoms have to be the same in a multimodel PDB file?
> Thanks!
> Kevin

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