[Chimera-users] how to export the volume data which is stored in the memory?
zhiheng at caltech.edu
Tue Dec 4 10:26:16 PST 2007
Thanks for your prompt reply. All my maps are displayed with stepsize
1,1,1. I can rotate them, change contour level and do all sorts of
manipulations as normal. But I can not save them. I attached the
traceback as a file.
Thanks for your help.
Tom Goddard wrote:
> Hi Zhiheng,
> Chimera keeps the map in memory if it is being displayed. You can
> see if your maps are in memory using the Chimera volume dialog menu
> entry Features / Data Display Options and pressing the data cache
> "Current use" button. If your map is displayed with step size > 1
> then only a subsampled copy of the map is in memory (e.g. every other
> data plane).
> The fact that you get an IO error when trying to save the map from
> Chimera with volume dialog menu entry File / Save map as... suggests
> that the map is not all in memory and is trying to read the map in
> order to write the full resolution file. If you sent the Chimera
> traceback I could give a more definitive answer. There is no
> capability to write out just the subsampled part of the map which is
> in memory.
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