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From: Sebastian Schneider (sebastian.e.schneider_at_googlemail.com)
Date: Thu Aug 25 2016 - 08:02:16 CDT
I just noticed that the spheres I use to represent lipids are throwing
rectangular shadows after rendering. Is there something I have to change? I
used the settings described in the mini-tutorial
http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/minitutorials/vrmovies/ and AOChalky as
Sebastian Schneider <sebastian.e.schneider_at_googlemail.com> schrieb am Mi.,
24. Aug. 2016 um 16:48 Uhr:
> Thank you,
> it seems to be working nicely!
> Vermaas, Joshua <Joshua.Vermaas_at_nrel.gov> schrieb am Di., 23. Aug. 2016
> um 16:56 Uhr:
>> Hi Sebastian,
>> The list of available renderers can be probed with the "render list"
>> command. I think you want TachyonLOptiXInternal, unless for whatever reason
>> its called something else on your machine. VMD in text mode still respects
>> the display resize command, and is how many folks get super-high resolution
>> cover images made when their monitor has a lower resolution.
>> On 08/23/2016 02:46 PM, Sebastian Schneider wrote:
>> Hi John,
>> yes, it takes Youtube a while until the high res videos are available but
>> then they look nice. I still have one question: I would like to render the
>> movie in a script, what is the correct rendering name for the
>> TachyonL-Optix internal renderer? I am using the trajectory_movie script
>> from the script library as a starting point. Also, can I run VMD in
>> non-graphics mode but still resize the display/render the scene?
>> John Stone <johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu<mailto:johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu>> schrieb am Mo.,
>> 15. Aug. 2016 um 16:02 Uhr:
>> Make sure you give YouTube plenty of time to complete their automatic
>> video resizing/format conversion. It can take as much as a couple of
>> hours when their servers are busy. If the conversion is complete but
>> the quality still leaves something to be desired, you may want to try
>> switching to a different aspect ratio to see if it goes away. They seem
>> to keep tweaking their video encoders, so this fine tuning is currently
>> a bit of a black art.
>> John Stone
>> On Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 03:59:40PM -0400, Sebastian Schneider wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > thank you, I was able to make a movie with that tutorial. Still have
>> > some issues with the Quality on youtube but I guess that is considered
>> > fine tuning.
>> > Thanks again, that was very helpful!
>> > Best
>> > Sebastian
>> > On 08/12/2016 03:23 PM, John Stone wrote:
>> > >Hi,
>> > > I have a somewhat bare-bones minimalistic tutorial on preparing
>> > >omnidirectional stereoscopic movies using VMD here:
>> > > http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/minitutorials/vrmovies/
>> > >
>> > >I expect to expand on this once VMD 1.9.3 is completely finalized,
>> > >but there should be enough there to allow people to start rendering
>> > >movies with the VMD 1.9.3 beta version that's already posted.
>> > >Let me know if you have questions.
>> > >
>> > >Cheers,
>> > > John Stone
>> > > vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu<mailto:vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu>
>> > >
>> > >On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 11:18:04AM -0400, Sebastian Schneider wrote:
>> > >>Hi!
>> > >>
>> > >>I downloaded VMD 1.9.3beta and wanted to reproduce a (very simple)
>> > >>version of what you published on youtube for VMD VR stereoscopic 360
>> > >>degree videos but I am struggling with this. Are there any tutorials
>> > >>how-tos on the procedure? We would like to make some simple snapshots
>> > >>(and later movies) for the cardboard.
>> > >>
>> > >>Thanks
>> > >>
>> > >>Sebastian
>> NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics
>> Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
>> University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
>> Phone: 217-244-3349