[Chimera-users] Chimera

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Mar 27 10:26:03 PDT 2008

Hi Rob,
On a Mac with a one-button mouse, buttons 2 and 3 can be emulated  
with the option and apple (clover) keys, respectively. For example,  
click-dragging with the option key pressed performs XY-translation  
(assuming default Mouse preferences).  However, in Mac OS Leopard  
(10.5), this emulation of a 3-button mouse is off by default; you  
have to turn it on in the Input section of the X11 preferences.

Here are the relevant man pages, although I think I summarized  
everything above.

I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                          meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

On Mar 26, 2008, at 3:32 PM, Robert Hilton wrote:
> When using Chimera, I want to be able to use XY translation. In the  
> help menu, I found that if I hold down the middle mouse button, I  
> can control XY translation. However, I have a mac, and so have no  
> middle mouse button. How can I control XY translation using a mac?
> Thanks,
> Rob Hilton
> hiltonlds at gmail.com

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