From: Norman Geist (norman.geist_at_uni-greifswald.de)
Date: Wed Jan 14 2015 - 02:23:12 CST

Hey Axel,

thanks for your suggestion. I think I will use it for now. Using such a wrapper script along with a random file name generation (safe simultaneous calls) for the script will work good enough.
Maybe someday we can have this feature in VMD natively.

Norman Geist.

> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
> Von: owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu [mailto:owner-vmd-l_at_ks.uiuc.edu] Im
> Auftrag von Axel Kohlmeyer
> Gesendet: Dienstag, 13. Januar 2015 15:18
> An: Norman Geist
> Cc: VMD Mailing List
> Betreff: Re: vmd-l: Feature Request: Stride on vmd commandline startup
>
> On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 8:44 AM, Norman Geist
> <norman.geist_at_uni-greifswald.de> wrote:
> > Dear VMD-Team,
> >
> >
> >
> > I and maybe others could use the feature of being able to use a
> stride when
> > opening VMD from command line. Currently one can do something like:
> >
> >
> >
> > vmd -parm7 my.top -dcd my.dcd
> >
> >
> >
> > to quickly load a system. It would be nice if one could give a stride
> here
> > like:
> >
> >
> >
> > vmd -parm7 my.top -dcd my.dcd 10
>
> FWIW, this could be easily implemented as a shell script wrapper that
> translates this into a temporary VMD/tcl script file and calls vmd -e
> tmp.vmd
>
> axel.
>
> >
> >
> >
> > Many thanks
> >
> >
> >
> > Norman Geist.
> >
> >
>
>
>
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> College of Science & Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia PA,
> USA
> International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste. Italy.