[Chimera-users] chimera --send with multiple Chimeras

Dan Greenblatt dan at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Jul 22 13:38:30 PDT 2004

Sandeep N Seshadri wrote:

>i have already saved my preference as to allow web data. so every instance will
>have tat option enabled. 
Right. Once you have saved that preference, every subsequent instance of 
 that is started will have 'Accept Web Data' set to True.

>so it will be the last opened window will get the file . 
If by 'opened' here, you mean the last instance of Chimera that was 
started, then yes, this is
*initially* true.  By default, the most recently started instance of 
Chimera will receive web data files. I say *initially*, because if you 
subsequently click into another instance of Chimera
(i.e. bringing that window to the top, in front of the other Chimera 
windows), then *that* instance will now be the one that receives the files.

>or lets say i have 2 windows open and lets say i am looking into the structure
>of 1st one. now will it get opened in the 1st ?
Yes, assuming that first window is the one that has most recently been 
clicked into. But if you have a structure open in window A, then click 
on window B (bringing it to the top), then window B will now receive the 

I hope this clarifies things....
 Let me know if you have any further questions.



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