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From: Jacob Durrant (jacobdurrant_at_gmail.com)
Date: Sat Feb 15 2014 - 02:19:12 CST
Thanks, guys! This is exactly what I was trying to remember. ~Jacob
On Wed, Feb 12, 2014 at 4:16 PM, Josh Vermaas <vermaas2_at_illinois.edu> wrote:
> Hi Jacob,
> Any of the fields that VMD stores as an integer are good candidates for
> using the modulo operation on when constructing an atom selection.
> residue % 3 == 0 would give you every third residue
> index % 2 == 0 would give you every other atom (by index).
> You might be interested in more atomselection math functions to limit the
> amount of volume that is shown at once.
> See http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/vmd-1.9.1/ug/node19.html for a
> simple example.
> -Josh Vermaas
> On 02/12/2014 02:37 PM, Jacob Durrant wrote:
> A few months ago I was visiting Klaus Schulten's group, and one of the VMD
> developers there showed me a very convenient atom selection for selecting
> every other atom, or every third atom, etc. It made viewing large
> structures much faster and easier. I've searched the internet and can't
> find that command anywhere. Can anyone here point me in the right
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