From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Wed Jan 22 2020 - 20:23:25 CST

Just created a frame of dummy coordinates with "animate dup".


Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
College of Science & Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
On Wed, Jan 22, 2020, 20:51 Miro Astore <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was wondering if it's possible to manipulate a psf file within vmd
> without needing a coordinate file.
> vmd > $sel writepsf $sel
> atomsel: frame -1 out of range for molecule 0
> I understand why I am getting this error but I would like to change the
> segnames of a  psf file generated by another script which I do not (yet)
> have coordinates for. I'm wondering if anyone has ideas how to get around
> this.
> Best, Miro