From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Mon Jun 04 2007 - 10:26:18 CDT

On Mon, 4 Jun 2007, Philipp Schoen1 wrote:

PS> Dear Users
PS> I would like to to something like this:
PS> measure bond {$typeA $typeB} which should be similar as measure bond {1 2}.

please check the basic tcl syntax. { } is a literal string/list,
if you want variables to be expanded you have to use " " instead.


PS> However I got the error message: expected integer but got "$typeA" measure
PS> bond: bad atom index.
PS> What is the correct syntax for doing this?
PS> Regards
PS> Philipp

Axel Kohlmeyer
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