[gmx-users] editconf

Mark Abraham Mark.Abraham at anu.edu.au
Sat Jun 3 11:12:27 CEST 2006

Beniamino Sciacca wrote:
> Hi!
> I've another question:
> I've a DNA molecule, and I make a rigid traslation of the entire system.
> If I try to display the new molecule with VMD, it doesn't display anything!
> Instead if I run editconf on the new traslated molecule VMD works and I 
> see the molecule, but using editconf the position of the molecule changes.
> Why?

My guess is you are translating the molecule in the direction of the VMD 
viewer and it is behind the projection point, and that a subsequent 
editconf is re-centering it. Use the VMD tools for changing the 
viewpoint, and/or showing the axes to test.


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