From: Kirby Vandivort (
Date: Fri Jul 30 2010 - 14:30:05 CDT

Ian Stokes-Rees wrote:
> On 7/29/10 11:33 AM, Kirby Vandivort wrote:
>> John Stone wrote:
>>> Kirby,
>>> Can you also check how it behaves for VMD 1.8.7? I'm assuming
>>> that's the version that Ian was running.
>> Works fine on 1.8.7 for me as well.
> Thanks for trying this out. I have started completely from scratch and
> I am now able to get this to work properly.
>>From having done the VMD tutorial a few weeks ago at Scripps I think the
> part I was forgetting was that sometimes VMD or MultiSeq can get
> "confused" and it is best to "get out of the car, get back in the car".
> I should have tried this before simply deleting all my models and
> loading them again, but rather fully exit VMD and restart it.
> It would be nice if this wasn't necessary -- if there are no models
> loaded, it should be reasonable to assume the system is in a "virgin"
> starting state. But being a s/w developer myself, I appreciate how this
> isn't always possible.


That is our goal as well. If you some spare time at some point and can come up
with a reasonably minimal way to recreate the problem that will help us figure
out what isn't being "forgotten" as it should be.

Thanks, and good luck with your work.

Kirby Vandivort                      Theoretical and
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