Re: Incompatibility between colvars and tclforces?

From: Wang Yi (
Date: Wed Mar 30 2011 - 09:16:25 CDT

Ajasja is right. You can put multiple colvars in one simulation, i.e. one harmonic colvar and one force-type colvar.

Yi (Yves) Wang
Duke University

在 2011-3-30,上午7:21, Ajasja Ljubetič 写道:

> Perhaps you could use a combination of colvars to achieve what you are doing with TCLForces?
> Regards,
> Ajasja
> On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 12:04, Francesco Pietra <> wrote:
> Hi:
> I have found obstacles in trying to use colvars while applying
> tcforces (of course to different atoms than those involved in
> colvars). I have posted the problem in the last few days, yesterday
> more definitely.
> Although it may be too early to hope for advice about my question, I
> am wondering now whether there may be a general incompatibility
> between colvars and tclforces. My aim is to restraint some distances
> in the protein and its ligands while applying tcl forces to another
> ligand inside the protein. If the combination colvars-tclforces can
> not be practicized, is that a different approach to the problem? This
> implies that restraining those distances is a sine-qua-non condition
> for running a correct MD.
> thanks
> francesco pietra

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