From: Eduard Schreiner (
Date: Tue Nov 16 2010 - 11:25:07 CST

You use ./tachyon to call Tachyon, i.e. in your command line you assume that
Tachyon and the .dat file are in the same directory. Is that true?

FYI: It is very hard to say anything reasonable given only the
information "it does not work"


On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 6:34 AM, Truc Kim <> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am interested in images produced by Tachyon ray tracer and want to create
> movie from sequence of these images. I used Movie Maker to create .dat
> files, but I do not know the way to tell Tachyon to render all of them.
> Could you show me the command to perform it?
> I have googled around and tried this one: './tachyon -format PNG frame01.dat
> -o frame02.png > frame01.out', but I was unsuccessful.
> Any suggestion is welcome.

Eduard Schreiner
Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group
NIH Resource for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave., Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-244-4361
Fax: 217-244-6078