From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Mon Mar 10 2008 - 13:50:50 CDT

On Mon, 10 Mar 2008, Emmanuel Levy wrote:

EL> Hello,
EL> I was wondering if there is simple function that I could call to zoom
EL> on a protein so that it automatically fits the display window.

i was under the impression that VMD already does this...

if you want to "zoom in" a little closer by default, you could
play with the "display height" command or use the 'scale' command
after loading a molecule.


EL> So it is a sort of "crop" except that I would like to keep the window
EL> size constant.

EL> Many thanks for any hint you could give me!
EL> Best wishes,
EL> Emmanuel

Axel Kohlmeyer
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