[Chimera-users] chimera explodes

liane saiz liane at uclv.edu.cu
Sat Apr 5 13:06:13 PDT 2008

Thanks Tom, it worked by changing the selection method in the
preferences menu.

On Sat, 2008-04-05 at 12:59 -0700, Tom Goddard wrote:
> Hi Liane,
>   This is almost certainly a graphics driver problem.  Since it happens 
> during selection it may be related to the green outline Chimera draws 
> around selected objects.  You can try changing the selection 
> highlighting to see if that helps.  Use Chimera menu Favorites / 
> Preferences, select category Background, and switch "Selection highlight 
> method" from outline to fill.  Then try selecting something.  If that 
> works you could make that the default by pressing the Save button on the 
> preferences pane where you made that change.
>   The real fix is to get a graphics driver that works.  You should try 
> to update the driver.  We have advice about this on our graphics driver 
> bugs web page.
>     http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/graphics/graphicsbugs.html
>   Tom

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