[Chimera-users] Question regarding 3D surface coordinates

Guirguis, Christopher Amin CAG116 at pitt.edu
Wed Sep 9 15:16:26 PDT 2015

Dr. Meant,

That is wonderful. Thank you for your help. May I ask what the scope of usage is for this software? In regards to copyright and such, am I allowed to use the models I make in a mobile app for iPhone?


Chris Guirguis

> On Sep 9, 2015, at 6:11 PM, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Hi Chris,
> Take a look at the format choices in File… Export a Scene, details and caveats here:
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/export.html>
> It includes OBJ (surfaces only), STL, and some others you might be interested in.
> I hope this helps,
> Elaine
> -----
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                       
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco
>> On Sep 9, 2015, at 8:28 AM, Guirguis, Christopher Amin <CAG116 at pitt.edu> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> A quick question: is there any output file type where coordinates of the surfaces are typed rather than just the center of the individual atoms? I want to insert my molecules into a modeling software like Maya to create an .obj file for viewing on mobile devices. Thank you for your time.
>> Best,
>> Chris Guirguis

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