From: John Stone (
Date: Wed Jan 31 2007 - 16:10:46 CST

  Before going any further, can you verify which versions of VMD you're
comparing? Older releases of VMD did not provide the additional menu
areas and commands for saving a subsets of structure to trajectories.
If you can double check which versions you're actually using that would
be very helpful.

  John Stone

On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 02:54:25PM -0700, Pawel Weronski wrote:
> Dear VMD experts,
> I have tried to save simulation frames of a part of my system using the
> command:
> animate write dcd my_file_name waitfor all sel my_selection
> I found that this command works in Linux version of VMD if there is no
> selection entered in the command line only, i.e.,
> animate write dcd my_file_name waitfor all
> I have also found that, unlike in, e.g., Windows version of VMD, it is
> impossible to save any part of my system using the VMD File menu: File
> -> Save Coordinates... -> Save because it does not give the option to
> define the saved subsystem. Is it really the case?
> Any advice will be appreciated,
> Pawel

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