From: Éric Germaneau (
Date: Fri Sep 11 2015 - 01:09:13 CDT

Thanks John,

Thanks for you reply.
I've expected VMD to actually read the title frame form the file but it
doesn't seem to do so.


On 09/11/2015 04:26 AM, John Stone wrote:
> Hi,
> You can use the "draw text" command to place text within the VMD
> scene. If you want it to be located in a particular portion of the
> field of view regardless what molecule is loaded, that can be done by
> creating a new molecule, toggling it fixed, and drawing the text into
> the new molecule. You can adjust the thickness and size of the drawn
> text with further parameters described in the user's guide and the
> built-in command help.
> Cheers,
> John Stone
> On Thu, Sep 10, 2015 at 05:43:44AM +0800, Éric Germaneau wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> I'm just wondering how to display the title of each frames when playing a
>> trajectory.
>> I use the multiple XYZ file format to\001 record the output of my code for
>> different temperature, the title of each structure being the temperature.
>> That'd be great if I could see\001 the temperature next to the structure,
>> in other words if I could display the frame title.
>> Thank you,
>> Eric.

Éric Germaneau (艾海克), Specialist
Center for High Performance Computing
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Room 205 Network Center, 800 Dongchuan Road, Shanghai 200240 China Mobi:+86-136-4161-6480