From: Ajasja Ljubetič (
Date: Tue Sep 14 2010 - 07:47:49 CDT

Well, obviously you didn't search the malling list throughly.
This exact problem has been discussed
recently (I know, because I was the one who asked:)

Anyway, you can use
after idle {
 menu tkcon on

Ajasja Ljubetič
On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 13:18, Rosanne Zeiler <>wrote:

> I like to use the tk console in vmd rather than the standard terminal. I
> tried putting:
> menu tkcon on
> in my .vmdrc, but because apparently the plugins are loaded after the
> .vmdrc is applied, this does not work. Is there any way around this?
> My solution was to make a tcl procedure that opens the menu, and changes
> the position of the tkcon as well as some other plugin menus. This works,
> but you do have to run the procedure from the terminal.
> Rosanne