From: John Stone (
Date: Tue Jun 25 2002 - 11:02:08 CDT

Dear Tom,
  You can change the default starting position and size of the VMD
graphics window by editing the 'vmd' startup script, which is usually
installed as "/usr/local/bin/vmd". You will want to change the lines
that set "VMDSCRPOS" and "VMDSCRSIZE". Let us know if you need more
help with this. I'll probably change the defaults so that when running
on a Mac we only assume a 1024x768 screen, since I believe that is
considered the minimum standard screen resolution for MacOS X from what
I read (they support lower resolutions, but I understand that the lower
resolution modes are only intended for games and video playback apps..).

  John Stone

On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 11:44:22AM -0400, tom keyes wrote:
> Thanks to the VMD team for the OS X native version! I had no difficulty
> installing it. My first glitch is that when I launch VMD the display window
> opens with the titlebar and buttons off the top of my display. I've found
> that simply toggling a Dock setting (moving from left to right eg) will put
> the top of the display on screen. Any suggestions on how to make the whole
> display start on screen? TIA...Tom

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