[gmx-users] query about .xpm file

David van der Spoel spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se
Thu Feb 22 11:28:16 CET 2007

sangeeta kundu wrote:
> Dear Sir,
>     I converted  the output of do_dssp program (.xpm
> file) into an .eps file by the command xpm2ps,I also
> specified the size by -size command, but the problem
> is that when I am observing the trajectory for
> 10-200ps the output looks fine , but as I increase the
> time scale from 100ps to 1/2 - 8/10 ns  I am observing
> only a line, I mean to say as I increase the X axis,
> the Y axis is being quenched, so it is not anyway
> producing the correct data type,I can not understand
> how to get rid of this problem , How can I visualise
> the .xpm file, How can I convert it successfully into
> a postscript file, so that every residue and the time
> scale will be clearly visible, PLease help.
specify an m2p input file where you set the y-size larger. alternatively 
use -skip in do_dssp to get fewer point on the x axis.
David van der Spoel, PhD, Assoc. Prof., Molecular Biophysics group,
Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology, Uppsala University.
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