From: John Stone (
Date: Thu Feb 26 2009 - 14:53:56 CST

  If you're asking for how to get the visualization to auto-update,
see the "Trajectory" tab in the graphical representations window.
Enable the "update selection every frame" button.

If this is within a script, you'll need to call
"$sel frame $curframe", and "$sel update", to get it take
the current coordinates into account.

This and related things are described in the various VMD
tutorials. I think Axel's CPMD/VMD tutorial has a bunch of
examples of this kind of thing.

  John Stone

On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 01:47:26PM -0700, ben rodriguez wrote:
> Hi all, I am trying to monitor the water molucules around a specific residue and I am using the 'same residue as water and within x of resid x' command but it does not update this representation throughout the trajectory, it follows the waters that were present at the time of the command. Is there a way to get VMD to always update this representaion? Or a better command to use?
> Thanks a bunch,
> Ben Rodriguez
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