[Chimera-users] saving attribute to file

Scott Classen SClassen at lbl.gov
Thu Apr 22 10:37:06 PDT 2010

FWIW It appears to be random when exporting only the selected atoms/residues. However, If I export the entire model then everything is ordered.

On Apr 20, 2010, at 10:54 PM, Tom Goddard wrote:

> Hi Scott,
> The two Chimera experts on this topic are on vacation back the end of next week.  I don't know what controls the order of atoms in a saved attribute file.  It is possible that it is random.  It is quite possible that you have no control over it.  Your suggestion to have a sensible order is reasonable.
>    http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/defineattrib/defineattrib.html#attrfile
>  Tom
>> Hello,
>> When I save attributes to a text file from the "Render/Select by Attribute" dialogue box the values are written to the file apparently in a random order. Is there a way to get the residues or atoms to be written in a sensible way? i.e. by residue/atom number.
>> Thanks,
>> Scott Classen

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