[Chimera-users] call file-> open gui popup from script ?

Conrad Huang conrad at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Apr 17 08:54:07 PDT 2014


You can use the "open" command with no arguments to pop up the open 
dialog.  Chimera should wait until you select a file (or cancel) before 
continuing to the next command (either on the same line or the next line 
in a script).

Conrad

On 4/16/2014 5:58 PM, Katrina Lexa wrote:
> Hello All,
>
> I’m wondering if there is a way to call the file->open popup within
> chimera when running a python script? I know that it’s possible to run
> the script on the command line and read the desired arguments in that
> way, and obviously the files I want could be coded in and then changed
> every time I want to look at something new, but I’m not seeing an
> obvious option from the mailing list or in the runCommand list for
> writing in a mid-script call for the user to select a file. Is such a
> thing possible?
>
> Thanks for your help,
> --
> Katrina
>
>
>
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