From: Axel Kohlmeyer (akohlmey_at_gmail.com)
Date: Tue Jan 31 2012 - 07:18:10 CST

On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 6:27 AM, thereal sisterdot
<therealsisterdot_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> i am having trouble seeing structures with the styles NewRibbons NewCartoon,
> while Ribbons and Cartoon seem to work.
>
> e.g. for
> http://www.rcsb.org/pdb/files/3QBF.pdb.gz
>
>> mol new 3QBF.pdb
>> vmd_calculate_structure 0
>> [atomselect top "name CA"] get structure
> C E E C T T T T T E E E E E E T T E E E E E E E T T T T C C E E E C C C C C
> C C C C E E E E E E E E T T E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E T T E E E E E E
> E E E T T T T T T T E E E C H H H H G G G C C E E E T T T B C T T T T T E E
> E E E E T T E E E E E E E T T T T C C C E E C C C C C C C C E E E E E E E E
> E T T E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E E T T T E E E E E E E E E T T T T T T E
> E E C H H H H H H H H C C E E E C
>> mol modstyle 0 0 cartoon
> (works okay)
>> mol modstyle 0 0 newcartoon
> (shows almost nothing- although some specks here and there seem visible)

sorry, but i cannot reproduce this.

what version of VMD are you using?
what is the platform you are running on?
what is VMD's startup message?
have you checked if your OpenGL
support is working properly?
can you try to see, if it gets better
after issuing the following command?

display projection orthographic

axel.

>
> is it cause i am missing CUDA?
>
> thanks a lot
> Maria
>

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Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
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College of Science and Technology
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.