From: John Stone (
Date: Tue Jul 20 2010 - 12:44:38 CDT

  I would just write a for loop that reads the "sorted" frame numbers from
a list, and does the 'animate goto' therein. If you want it to work with
the interactive VMD frame slider GUI, that's not presently possible as it
is hard-wired to go to the absolute frame indices currently.

  John Stone

On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 12:17:14PM -0500, Thomas C. Bishop wrote:
> Does anyone have a tool handy that allows you to arbitrarily reorganize the
> animation display order of a DCD file.
> For example play a trajectory in the order of increasing RMSD instead of the
> actual time order.
> This can be accomplished with a list of frame numbers and an "animate goto"
> coupled with a trace variable in tcl.
> In general the list of frame numbers can come from anywhere.
> The problem however is what should the trace variable be... I guess it can't
> be the frame number.
> Any tips or suggestions much appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,
> TOm
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