[Chimera-users] Problem with DelPhi in chimera

labe boye sintaspirulina at gmail.com
Sun Dec 22 04:23:32 PST 2019

Thank you for your reply.
Could you please let me know which version of DelPhi academic version is
compatible with Chimera? Which DelPhi version was used to generate the
3eeb.phi file in the tutorial?
kindest regards,

On Fri, Dec 20, 2019 at 11:16 PM Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> Hi,
> 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:
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/filetypes.html#esp>
> 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:
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/tutorials/surfprop.html>
> I hope this helps,
> Elaine
> -----
> 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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