[Chimera-users] Issues with characters on command line (OS X 10.9)

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Nov 13 13:37:53 PST 2013


Another thing to try out is using the X Windows version of Chimera.  It's in the "Unsupported Releases" section of the download page.  Also, in About This Mac if you get a System Report and look under USB, what kind of keyboard do you have?

--Eric

                        Eric Pettersen
                        UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
                        http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu

On Nov 13, 2013, at 1:22 PM, Tom Goddard <goddard at sonic.net> wrote:

> Hi Andreas,
> 
>  I just tried Chimera 1.8.1 (both 64-bit and 32-bit) on Mac OS 10.9 (Mavericks) and typing tilde (~) in the command-line worked as expected.  I tried this via remote desktop display, so I wasn't using the Apple keyboard.  I don't have access to a Mac OS 10.9 machine today.  I wonder if you have a stuck modifier key on your keyboard.  I assume tilde displays fine in other apps (e.g. TextEdit) for you.  Can you type tilde in some other place in Chimera other than the command-line, for example, Tools / Viewing Controls / Camera / scale factor?  If you enable keyboard shortcuts with the command "ac", then type tilde (~) does it say ~ - unknown accelerator in the status line at the bottom of the Chimera window?
> 
>  You should use Chimera menu Help / Report a Bug… so we don't pester everyone on the mailing list discussing this.
> 
> 	Tom
> 
> 
> On Nov 13, 2013, at 12:18 PM, Andreas Göransson  wrote:
> 
>> Hi everybody!
>> 
>> I am experiencing a strange issue with the command line. I have OS X 10.9 and Chimera 1.8.1. I can't type tilde sign (~) in the command line - nothing comes up. Other Alt-combinations to produce special characters as @ works fine. Have any of you the same problem / any suggestions for solution?
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> Andreas
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