[Chimera-users] suggestions

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Dec 10 13:49:31 PST 2008

On Dec 8, 2008, at 7:55 PM, Matthew Dougherty wrote:

> 1) session name somewhere on the viewer, perhaps next to "UCSf
> Chimera" at the top.

Good idea.  Chimera was already remembering the session file name (to  
make "Save Session" work), so it was pretty easy to implement.  It  
will be in tonight's build.

> 2) make the session name accessible as a variable name for text
> labels.  So the first 10 frames of a movie can embed the session name.

We're talking 2D labels here, right?

> 3) ability to create movie file names using the session name variable;
> so that movie filenames can be automatically derived.
> 4) ability to set different directory defaults (e.g., data working
> directory, directory containing session files, directory containing
> movies)

We'll be discussing #2-4 in our developer's meeting this week.  Will  
report back on what we decide.


                         Eric Pettersen
                         UCSF Computer Graphics Lab

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