[Chimera-users] Using Command Line

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Jul 30 15:09:14 PDT 2009

On Wed, 29 Jul 2009, cdlau at ucsd.edu wrote:

> Hi,
> I was wondering there was a command similar to the --geometry (feature in
> the system command line option
> (http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/options.html#script)) but
> for the Command Line.
> I know there is a command "windowsize" in which the user can specify the
> dimensions of the chimera instance, however where the chimera instance is
> located cannot be specified with this command.  I want to be able to use a
> feature similar to --geometry where I can specify X and Y offsets of the
> top left corner of the window from the top left corner of the screen.
> Thanks,
> Chris

It isn't there now, but I'll look into adding it.  Of course, it might not 
work on X11 because the window manager controls where windows are actually 
placed (ie., it's free to alter any part of the geometry request it wishes 
so a tiling window manager can guarantee that windows don't overlap).

 	- Greg

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