From: John Stone (
Date: Tue Aug 26 2003 - 00:13:35 CDT

  You can install the latest version of the XYZ plugin and you'll
be able to load XYZ trajectories and a wider variety of XYZ files
in general. You can get updated plugins from this page:

We plan to release VMD 1.8.2 soon, and it will include the
latest versions of the various plugins out-of-the-box so to speak.

If you would like to try a test version of VMD 1.8.2, let met know.

  John Stone

On Mon, Aug 25, 2003 at 09:59:50PM -0700, wrote:
> Hello,
> Does VMD 1.8 currently have support for multi-frame XYZ files?
> I have both Babel and the Molecule File reader/writer plugin
> installed properly, and I have no problem reading in single-frame
> XYZ files. However, when I try to read in a multi-frame file
> I get the error message
> xyz) trying to read structure and coordinates of 101 atoms.
> xyz) ERROR: expecting 101 atoms, found only 0
> and then only the first frame appears. Can anyone help me out?
> Thanks,
> Julius

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