From: John Stone (johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Thu Dec 31 2020 - 12:00:07 CST

Hi,
  Thanks for the note about the full-screen crash. This occurs on x86 too,
so it's likely some issue with the latest developmental version of FLTK
that I had to use for Big Sur compatibility. I've noted this and will
revisit when I do the next round of VMD test builds.

Best,
  John Stone

On Tue, Dec 22, 2020 at 09:37:26PM +0000, Tai Bui wrote:
> Hi John,
> Thank you very much for your effort. I just want to report one issue I
> have with the latest version of VMD for M1 Mac. VMD just crashes whenever
> I open it in full screen mode.
> Here is a screenshot:
> [1]image.png
> Merry Christmas!
> Best regards,
> Tai
> On Mon, 14 Dec 2020 at 17:41, Pacci Evaristo, Felipe Fabricio
> <[2]felipepacci_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi John,
> I will install the Big Sur version and test it. Thanks again for your
> help! I really appreciate it!
> Best,
> Felipe.
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 10:56 AM John Stone <[3]johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu>
> wrote:
>
> Hi,
> They are "alpha" versions, which is to say, less finished and/or
> less stable than "beta" versions. Since I had to compile these using
> pre-release versions of FLTK and Tcl/Tk, to get updates and bug fixes
> required for compatibility MacOS Big Sur and the new ARM64 hardware
> even if VMD was stable, the underlying GUI toolkit codes used for
> these builds are not yet at the same degree of stability and testing
> as the rest of VMD is.
>
> Best,
> John Stone
> [4]vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
>
> On Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 10:37:03AM -0500, Pacci Evaristo, Felipe
> Fabricio wrote:
> > Hi John,
> > Wonderful! Thank you so much for doing that!
> > Are the new macOS versions posted the final * ones or beta
> tests for now?
> > Thanks,
> > Felipe.
> > On Mon, Dec 14, 2020 at 3:12 AM John Stone
> <[1][5]johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu> wrote:
> >
> > Dear VMD-L,
> > * I have just posted new test builds of VMD compiled with
> > developmental FLTK cross-platform GUI libraries and Tcl/Tk
> > versions that appear to run correctly on the latest
> > MacOS Big Sur operating system.
> >
> > Beyond just the usual 64-bit build for Intel x86, I've
> > also posted the first build of VMD that runs natively
> > on the new Apple ARM-based "M1" Mac models:
> > * [2][6]https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/alpha/
> >
> > Since both versions are compiled from literally the latest
> > available developmental versions of FLTK, Tcl/Tk, there
> could
> > be new bugs that didn't affect prior test builds.
> >
> > I expect to post a new 64-bit Windows build as soon as I
> > complete building and testing a new Windows installer
> compilation.
> >
> > Best regards,
> > * John Stone
> > * [3][7]vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> >
> > --
> > NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics
> > Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
> > University of Illinois, [4]405 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL
> 61801
> > [5][8]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/* * * * *
> * Phone: 217-244-3349
> > [6][9]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/* * *
> >
> > --
> > Felipe Fabricio Pacci Evaristo
> > Mobile: +1(773)569-2978
> > Email: [7][10]felipepacci_at_gmail.com
> > Skype: felipepacci
> >
> > References
> >
> > Visible links
> > 1. mailto:[11]johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> > 2. [12]https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/alpha/
> > 3. mailto:[13]vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> > 4.
> [14]https://www.google.com/maps/search/405+N.+Mathews+Ave,+Urbana,+IL+61801?entry=gmail&source=g
> > 5. [15]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/
> > 6. [16]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
> > 7. mailto:[17]felipepacci_at_gmail.com
>
> --
> NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics
> Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
> University of Illinois, 405 N. Mathews Ave, Urbana, IL 61801
> [18]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/ Phone: 217-244-3349
> [19]http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
>
> --
> Felipe Fabricio Pacci Evaristo
> Mobile: +1(773)569-2978
> Email: [20]felipepacci_at_gmail.com
> Skype: felipepacci
>
> References
>
> Visible links
> 2. mailto:felipepacci_at_gmail.com
> 3. mailto:johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 4. mailto:vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 5. mailto:johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 6. https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/alpha/
> 7. mailto:vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 8. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/%C3%82
> 9. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/%C3%82
> 10. mailto:felipepacci_at_gmail.com
> 11. mailto:johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 12. https://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/alpha/
> 13. mailto:vmd_at_ks.uiuc.edu
> 14. https://urldefense.com/v3/__https://www.google.com/maps/search/405*N.*Mathews*Ave,*Urbana,*IL*61801?entry=gmail&source=g__;KysrKysr!!DZ3fjg!u957dR1wFq-cU4pDE8vzRnOPns_zLhWVrYgcZ0qqH8XCi-2oZ-z9QRaIFsP1eOJM$
> 15. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/
> 16. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
> 17. mailto:felipepacci_at_gmail.com
> 18. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/~johns/
> 19. http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Research/vmd/
> 20. mailto:felipepacci_at_gmail.com

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