[Chimera-users] axis-axis distance definition

Oliver Clarke olibclarke at gmail.com
Thu Aug 13 16:38:23 PDT 2015

Quick question - how is the distance between two axes (as reported by Axes/Planes/Centroids) calculated?

Is it the minimum distance between two axes (I guess yes, because it does not seem to match the center to center distance)? And does it assume the axes are of infinite length, and calculate the displacement required for them to intersect, or does it measure the minimum distance between the axes with the length and end positions as displayed?


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