[Chimera-users] using IDLE
keshet1 at umbc.edu
Thu Feb 7 11:32:19 PST 2008
Thanks for getting back so quickly, and sorry to bother you again. I tried
to use the format mol2 before but I get an error. I think that I am missing
something very basic - I saw the man page
And I tried the command: "write format mol2 selected 0 his.mol2" and
different variations of that, and I always get an error: "format is not a
What am I doing wrong? Could you please write the command to save a
selection as mol2?
From: Elaine Meng [mailto:meng at cgl.ucsf.edu]
Sent: Thursday, February 07, 2008 1:30 PM
To: Ben Keshet
Cc: chimera BB
Subject: Re: [Chimera-users] using IDLE
Just noticed you also omitted "format mol2" from the "write"
command. The default format is PDB (even if you name it *.mol2). In
my experiments I was concentrating on what atoms were there rather
than the output format.
Anyway, each command has a man page that describes its options and
defaults. If you type the command "help [full-command-name]" it will
show that command's man page, for example:
and each individual command page links back to the index of all
Hopefully no more postscripts on this message...
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