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From: Axel Kohlmeyer (akohlmey_at_gmail.com)
Date: Thu Nov 07 2013 - 16:34:13 CST
On Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 10:37 PM, Leonhard Henkes
> Dear VMD users,
> I would like to ask if there is a way to run a VMD Tcl script during an
> interactive MD run in NAMD and how it should or could be implemented ? For
> demonstration and lecturing, I setup a small system with two graphene
> sheets and a C60 ball. Now I would like to to change the color/material of
> a molecule and draw some text on the VMD screen, if a trigger point is
> However I tried to add some VMD commands (atomselect, measure etc.) to my
> NAMD config, which didn't work. I also tried to add my conditionals into
no. this doesn't make any sense anyway.
> the VMD script, which manages the synchronization and representation by an
> for the IMD, but I couldn't manage to update my script for each frame
> during the IMD run.
there are probably better ways to do it, but you should be able to set
a trace on vmd_frame($mol). if needed, you can just set up IMD to
record frames (very infrequently) and then you can use the frame count
as a time code.
> Thanks for your help and ideas,
-- Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer akohlmey_at_gmail.com http://goo.gl/1wk0 International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste. Italy.