From: John Stone (
Date: Mon Nov 28 2016 - 00:24:53 CST

  The VMD builds from that era used the MacOS-provided file browser, and
the changes in behavior you're describing are due to the way Apple has
modified their browser from one operating system version to the next.
To start out with, I would suggest that you should try one of the much more
recent VMD versions unless there's some specific reason that you're running
the old version you have now.

  John Stone

On Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 11:31:28AM -0600, Estefania Gonzalez Solveyra wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I am currently using VMD for MACOSXX86, version 1.8.7.
> In my previous mac, whenever I wanted to open a file, the browsing
> directory would open by default in the working directory. However, since
> moving to another mac, the browse folder goes always to the "Documents"
> folder.
> I have tried opening the tkcon window and using the cd command to change
> directory, but it does not work.
> Does any other VMD_at_mac user encountered a similar problem?
> Thanks in advance,
> EstefaniaA

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