[Chimera-users] Load AMBER trajectory from command line?
meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed May 20 12:45:23 PDT 2020
Happily, I can say yes there is a way. You can put the information that would have been entered in the initial MD Movie dialog into a small text file called "metafile" and then open the metafile with a command, e.g. something like:
There is some description of this below the formats table in the "MD Movie" input section:
See also "MD Movie metafile" in the general input formats table:
I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
UCSF Chimera(X) team
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco
> On May 20, 2020, at 12:34 PM, Rodrigo Galindo-Murillo <rodrigogalindo at gmail.com> wrote:
> I wonder if there is a way to load an AMBER topology/trajectory
> directly from the command line without having to go to
> tools->Md/ensemble-> MD movie, etc...
> For example, in VMD you can use:
> vmd -parm7 topology.parm7 -netcdf trajectory.nc
> I am NOT implying VMD is better than Chimera :)
> It will be just faster to be able to quickly load trajectories from
> the command line to save some time.
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