From: John Stone (
Date: Mon Nov 02 2009 - 13:54:09 CST

  Yes. If you color by a time-varying property, it will
work as expected when making a movie. You can do this using
one of the per-atom, per-timestep "user" fields, or by using
scripting callbacks to update one of the non-time-varying fields
right before each redraw. These are both covered within VMD tutorials,
I think there are some particularly nice examples in Axel's CPMD/VMD
tutorial, see the PDF version he's posted here:

  John Stone

On Mon, Nov 02, 2009 at 08:08:35AM -0500, Liang, Linus H. wrote:
> Dear all,
> Is there any way to display a change in color as a movie progresses, such as darkening a blue to represent an increased positive charge?
> Thanks in advance,
> Linus Liang

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