From: Salomon Turgman Cohen (
Date: Sun Jun 02 2013 - 18:51:48 CDT

You can easily do this by finding what types do you set in the dl_poly
field file for the water atoms. Say oxygen is OW and hydrogen is HW, you
would type something like this in the selection for the given

all and not type HW OW


On Sat, Jun 1, 2013 at 10:55 AM, hamid mosaddeghi <>wrote:

> Dear Users
> I have HISTORY file (trajectory of dl_poly 4) in cclude water, protein and
> metal. I load it in VMD, I want to remove water, I go to
> Graphical Representations --> selection --> type "not water", but I can
> not remove them from movie. why? how fix it and see movie without waters?
> Best Regards

Salomon Turgman Cohen
Postdoctoral Associate
Cornell University
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