[Chimera-users] file opening problem

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Mar 30 16:37:32 PDT 2017


Hi Arthur,
I would start Chimera and then use its File… Restore Session (or File… Open) to open the session file.

Maybe others know how to fix this double-click thing but I never use Windows so I couldn’t say.
I hope this helps,
Elaine
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Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D. 
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco



> On Mar 30, 2017, at 3:59 PM, Arthur Szabo <agszabo at outlook.com> wrote:
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> I had a major problem with my computer – too long a story – Needless to say a computer shop technician had to reinstall my operating system, Windows 7, install Microsoft Office 2016.  Of course there were several other programs that had to be reinstalled.
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> So recently I downloaded the latest version of Chimera and have been able to work with PDB files and do all the things that I am used to doing.
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> However, I always save the sessions that I have worked on. They are saved to the desktop C:\users\user\desktop
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> The session files are saved to the desktop.
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> Now comes the problem. When I double click on the file I want
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> <image002.png>
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> I get the following message
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> <image001.png>
> If I right click on the file then in the menu window click on open with
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> Another window opens with Chimera being the recommended program.
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> Click on OK and the same window as above comes up.
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> This happens even with a .py file that I worked on today.
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> I am puzzled.
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> Ideas will be appreciated.
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> Arthur G. Szabo
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