[Chimera-users] anti-aliasing in mac version
pintilie at mit.edu
Mon Dec 22 12:25:30 PST 2008
Great, that seems to do the trick. Thanks for the tip!
On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 1:20 PM, Greg Couch <gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> I had forgotton that we turn off anti-aliasing by default on some graphics
> cards because it is very slow. Chimera does that for the NVidia 8600M (and
> Intel) graphics chips. Probably should do it for more laptop/lowend Macs.
> To turn it back on, use chimera's Viewing Controls / Effects tool and set
> multisampling to true (and Save it, so it's turned on next you start
> - Greg
> On Mon, 22 Dec 2008, Grigore Pintilie wrote:
>> Thanks for responding so quickly. Actually I am using the Aqua
>> version, sorry for not specifying...
>> On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 12:57 PM, Greg Couch <gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
>>> On Mon, 22 Dec 2008, Grigore Pintilie wrote:
>>>> If I'm not mistaken it looks like anti-aliasing is not used in the mac
>>>> build of chimera... is there a way to enable this? I'm using a Macbook
>>>> pro with the nvidia card and Mac os X.
>>> The simpliest solution is to start using the Aqua version of chimera
>>> of the X11 version. If you prefer the X11 version, you'll need to update
>>> your X11 server to XQuartz 2.3.2 from <http://xquartz.macosforge.org/> --
>>> should be out early next year, a release candidate is available now.
>>> Greg Couch
>>> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
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