[Chimera-users] Movie recording

Tom Goddard goddard at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Sep 24 09:58:42 PDT 2008

Hi Ibrahim,

Maybe you specified a file name for the morph like "apo and bound.mov" 
and the underlying command Chimera is using is not quoting the file name 
so it looks like multiple command-line arguments. Worked correctly on 
Mac with current Chimera daily build. Let me know if that is the problem 
on Windows and I will fix the Chimera code. Also tell me which Chimera 

Ibrahim Moustafa wrote:
> Dear Chimera team,
> I have a problem with making a movie of morphed conformations in 
> chimera (only for chimera 1.2548 installed on my laptop running XP).
> After doing the “morph” when trying to record the movie I got the 
> following error message:
> “Error stopping/encoding movie:
> MidasError: Keyword ‘and’ does not match any known keywords”
> I don’t understand the error message and what does it mean by “keyword 
> and”? I’m not running a script.
> I don’t have this problem with the Mac version of Chimera. The funny 
> thing is that I was able to create a movie on the windows version
> a week ago. I’m not sure if this problem has relation with XP and 
> perhaps some new updates!
> Any idea how to solve this problem?
> many thanks for your great help.
> Ibrahim
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