From: John Stone (johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Mon Nov 07 2011 - 12:34:07 CST

Hi,
  You can't disable the VMD console output, but you can use the Tk console
rather than the terminal console if you prefer not to have the status output
intermixed with your scripts etc. You can find the Tk console at the end of
the "Extensions" menu.

Cheers,
  John Stone
  vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu

On Mon, Nov 07, 2011 at 06:56:06PM +0100, Bjoern Olausson wrote:
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> Hi VMD users,
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> I am wondering if it is possible to suppress all the "Info)" line VMD throws
> at me when I run the following command from my TCL-Script
>
> mol new ${f} type {pdb} first 0 last -1 step 1 waitfor all
> Info) Using plugin pdb for structure file candidate_50000_12606.pdb
> Info) Using plugin pdb for coordinates from file candidate_50000_12606.pdb
> Info) Determining bond structure from distance search ...
> Info) Finished with coordinate file candidate_50000_12606.pdb.
> Info) Analyzing structure ...
> Info) Atoms: 3321
> Info) Bonds: 3353
> Info) Angles: 0 Dihedrals: 0 Impropers: 0 Cross-terms: 0
> Info) Bondtypes: 0 Angletypes: 0 Dihedraltypes: 0 Impropertypes: 0
> Info) Residues: 206
> Info) Waters: 0
> Info) Segments: 1
> Info) Fragments: 2 Protein: 2 Nucleic: 0
>
> Is there either a TCL trick to redirect the output to /dev/null or an option I
> can pass to VMD to stop printing this stuff (turn it of generally)?
>
> Cheers,
> Bjoern
>
> - --
> Bjoern Olausson
> Martin-Luther-Universitšt Halle-Wittenberg
> Fachbereich Biochemie/Biotechnologie
> Kurt-Mothes-Str. 3
> 06120 Halle/Saale
>
> Phone: +49-345-55-24942
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