[Chimera-users] superimpose models from inside a python script and access the transformation matrix
pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Oct 6 09:18:31 PDT 2021
I don't know of a non-cumbersome way. If you are adept at Python programming, the function that the match command calls is Midas.match(), defined in that module's __init__.py file, and you could lift the code that does the match and computes the matrix from there. The Midas module is found in <your Chimera installation>/share/Midas on Windows/Linux and in Chimera.app/Contents/Resources/share/Midas on Mac.
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
> On Oct 5, 2021, at 6:35 AM, Engeholm, Maik via Chimera-users <chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm trying to superimpose two models from inside a python script and get back the transformation matrix. I know I can do something like
> chimera.runCommand("match #1 #0 showMatrix true")
> but then the matrix is written to the ReplyLog. (Of course I could save the ReplyLog and then read it in from my script to access the matrix, but that seems quite cumbersome.) Is there a better way to do this?
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