[Chimera-users] running command scripts
meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Jan 27 11:43:29 PST 2010
Eric is exactly right, you would just open the command file in
Chimera, similar to opening a PDB file. Just thought I'd point out
the explanation of Chimera command files and how to execute them:
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco
On Jan 27, 2010, at 10:50 AM, Eric Pettersen wrote:
> On Jan 27, 2010, at 10:02 AM, Michael Zimmermann wrote:
>> Dear Chimera users,
>> I am getting to know Chimera a bit more and was just going through
>> scripting tutorial here:
>> For the command line script 1gfl.com, the tutorial just says "run it"
>> but does not say how. I just typed "run 1gfl.com" in the chimera
>> command line, but I get a syntax error in the script. I can't
>> seem to
>> copy the error text, so a screenshot is attached. Is this an issue
>> with the script or how I am running it?
>> I use chimera v. 1.4 on win XP - 64bit
> It's an issue with how you are running it. There is no "run"
> command per se, but since Chimera allows you to shorten command
> names "run" is equivalent to "runscript", which executes a Python
> script (optionally with arguments). Since the script is Chimera
> commands, not Python, you naturally get a syntax error. To run the
> script you should use the "open" command or File...Open in the menus.
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