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Command: snapshot

snapshotdirectory  save-location ]

The snapshot command saves an image file just like the Toolbar icon: , with the initial default location as follows:

save ~/Desktop/imageN.png supersample 3

(N = 1,2, ...)

Sequential integers are added to the first part of the resulting filename so that repeated snapshots or recordings will not overwrite the previous ones.

A different save location can be specified with the directory option. The specified location is stored in the preferences and will apply to subsequent uses of both the snapshot and spin-movie icons , as well as movie-recording from slider interfaces (from coordset, morph, mseries, volume morph, or vseries). The word browse can be substituted for save-location to raise a file browser window for specifying the location interactively. See also: save, saving images, saving movies

UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics / February 2024