From: Joshua Adelman (
Date: Thu Dec 08 2011 - 07:32:08 CST

Hi Sangita,

If you take a look at the VMD manual, you'll see that you can run VMD in text mode at the command line (rather than launching the GUI), by issuing:
vmd -dispdev text

Also take a look at the '-e' and '-args' flags for passing in tcl scripts and arguments.

Hope that helps.


On Dec 8, 2011, at 5:14 AM, Sangita Kachhap wrote:

> Hi
> I want to know that can I use tcl script (without opening vmd) in terminal by
> command line using system command to call vmd.
> Like other software can be use by using system command.
> Sangita Kachhap
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