From: John Stone (
Date: Fri Mar 09 2001 - 02:51:46 CST

  When you create your own .vmdrc, it overrides the one in the
/usr/local/lib/vmd directory, so the commands in that .vmdrc are
not run. If you want to preserve the majority of the default
VMD behavior at startup, and just want to change a couple of things,
then the easiest way to do this is to copy the .vmdrc file from
/usr/local/lib/vmd/.vmdrc into ~/.vmdrc and then edit the file
to your own taste.

Let us know if you have other qeustions..

Thanks for using VMD!
  John Stone

On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 09:48:53AM +0100, Aitor Gonzalez wrote:
> Dear VMD-L,
> I have created a .vmdrc in my home directory, in order to switch off the
> location axes, with the command 'axes location off'.
> When I open VMD again, the location axes don't appear, but also the main
> menu doesn't appear.
> I have tried this under linux and under irix and in both cases it doesn't
> work.
> Maybe it's a bug or maybe I'm doing something wrong????????
> Thanks.
> Aitor Gonzalez
> Tef: +49-(0)6221-452012
> Heidelberg, Germany

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