[Chimera-users] Access to "Match Align" programmatically

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Oct 26 12:17:50 PDT 2015

Hi Miguel,
There is no command for Match->Align, but this previous post has some information on how to call it with Python:


I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D. 
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

> On Oct 26, 2015, at 9:51 AM, Miguel Ortiz Lombardía <miguel.ortiz-lombardia at igs.cnrs-mrs.fr> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is it possible to call "Match Align" from a script or a 'com' file
> without using the GUI? I would use that possibility, if it does exist,
> to check pair-wise rmsd's of previously superimposed structures.
> I guess people may have asked this question before, but I couldn't find
> an answer in the usual places...
> Cheers,
>   Miguel

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