Re: Returning energy values from .log file.

From: Chitrak Gupta (
Date: Wed Dec 07 2016 - 14:36:57 CST

Hi Matthew,

This is described in the manual. You need to use the "grep" and "awk"
commmands to (1) grep the lines that start with ENERGY and (2) print the
necessary columns.


On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 3:16 PM, matthew reeves <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I just wanted to know if there is a way to extract just the total energy
> values from the .log file at the end of a NAMD simulation? I’m not overly
> fond of the NAMD plot plugin and wanted to use something like gnuplot to
> plot the values instead.
> Thanks a lot
> Matt

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