[Chimera-users] Save reply log through chimera command line

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu May 12 17:29:22 PDT 2022

If you are in nogui mode, log output should simply go to the terminal that you are running Chimera from, and which you can redirect to a file.  Is that not what’s happening?


> On May 10, 2022, at 4:34 PM, Reeki Emrizal via Chimera-users <chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> Hi
> I working on an automated python script to calculate the rmsd between two molecules using rmsd command. I'm using --nogui when running the script. The standard output did not show the rmsd value.
> When using the chimera gui, I noticed that the rmsd value is shown in the reply log. Is there a way I could save the content of the reply log through python script?
> I found previous post with similar issue that use:
> from chimera.tkgui import saveReplyLog
> saveReplyLog(path)
>  The solution does not work for me though as the text file is empty even though there is content in the reply log.
> Kind Regards
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