From: Maxim Belkin (
Date: Mon Mar 31 2014 - 15:55:49 CDT

You can specify key bindings in your ~/.vmdrc to do 90-degree rotations, e.g.:

user add key q {rotate x by 90}
user add key w {rotate y by -90}

and so on...

Then, when you press 'q', 'w', ... in VMD (after reseting the view with '=') you'll get what you want.


On Mar 31, 2014, at 3:44 PM, wei gao <> wrote:

> Dear All,
> Is there anyway to set the view along an chosen axis (x,y or z)? The default reset view function only resets the view along z direction.
> Thanks,
> Wei