[gmx-users] query about .xpm file

Berk Hess gmx3 at hotmail.com
Thu Feb 22 11:33:32 CET 2007

>From: David van der Spoel <spoel at xray.bmc.uu.se>
>Reply-To: Discussion list for GROMACS users <gmx-users at gromacs.org>
>To: Discussion list for GROMACS users <gmx-users at gromacs.org>
>Subject: Re: [gmx-users] query about .xpm file
>Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 11:28:16 +0100
>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.

I think specifying different -bx and -by values with xpm2ps
will solve your problem.


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