[Chimera-users] problems before even getting to the plate...

Jon Kenniston jkennist at mail.med.upenn.edu
Fri Dec 12 09:30:06 PST 2008

Thanks guys, I have it working now.  The problem was with the specific  
type of PDB I was using.  Incorrect info from a labmate...


On Dec 12, 2008, at 12:27 PM, Tom Goddard wrote:

> I also tried 1.3 on a PPC Mac 10.4.11 desktop in the lab and it  
> correctly displayed PDB files.
>   Tom
> Elaine Meng wrote:
>> Hi Jon,
>> I just tried Chimera  Mac/X11 version 1.3 build 2577 on a Mac  
>> laptop,  OS 10.4.11 along with X11 1.1.3, and was able to open  
>> various PDB  files (local and fetched from the RCSB) and manipulate  
>> them.  Must be  something else in the details of your system -  
>> perhaps it will be  evident from the information that comes with  
>> the bug report.
>> Best,
>> Elaine
>> On Dec 11, 2008, at 11:46 AM, Greg Couch wrote:
>>> On Wed, 10 Dec 2008, Jon Kenniston wrote:
>>>> Howdy,
>>>> Trying to run latest Chimera release version 1.3.2577 on my OSX
>>>> 10.4.11 with X11 version 1.1.3 and while the chimera program  
>>>> opens, I
>>>> cannot open a PDB (or at least I can't see the opened PDB - no  
>>>> error
>>>> message, and bottom left of chimera screen states "Opened XXX.pdb"
>>>> for about a minute until it goes to blank).  Should I try  
>>>> installing
>>>> an older version of chimera?  Any help would be much appreciated.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Jon
>>> Please use the Help / Report a Bug dialog to get this bug into our  
>>> bug
>>> database.  It will tell which model Mac you have and what  
>>> graphics  card it
>>> has, so we can try to reproduce the bug locally on similar hardware.
>>> The next step would be to try the 1.3.2577 Aqua version of   
>>> chimera.  And
>>> if that doesn't work, then try an older version.  If one or none  
>>> of  those
>>> work is important to know too.  All of the versions can coexist  
>>> on  your
>>> Mac if you give each version of chimera a different name.
>>> 	Greg Couch

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