[Chimera-users] Problem with DelPhi in chimera

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Dec 20 12:16:20 PST 2019

Chimera is saying that your phi file output from Delphi contains inconsistent information, like maybe it got truncated.  I do not know if it is possible to fix the phi file, sorry.  

The DelPhi files that Chimera can read are from the academic version of DelPhi, as mentioned here:

If you have some other version of DelPhi associated with a commercial package, maybe the format is different and Chimera does not know how to read it.

Linked to the last section of this tutorial, there is an example DelPhi phi file (3eebB.phi) that Chimera can read:

I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                       
UCSF Chimera(X) team
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

> On Dec 20, 2019, at 10:33 AM, labe boye <sintaspirulina at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I use windows, UCSF Chimera 1.14 and tried all versions of DelPhi for windows but I get the following error
> Error reading file default.phi, format delphi
> Record size > file size 
> What is the solution?
> regards,

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