[Chimera-users] periodic box visualization

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Oct 26 10:49:41 PDT 2011

On Oct 26, 2011, at 4:52 AM, Giovanni Pavan wrote:

> Dear all,
> when a periodic system is visualized into Chimera (e.g., a periodic  
> waterbox), is it possible to visualize explicitly the borders of the  
> periodic box (defined for instance in the last line of coordinate/ 
> restart files in case of AMBER format structures)?
> Last, is it also possible to see the periodic images of the original  
> box along X, Y & Z axes? How?
> I thank you in advance for the support and I look forward to  
> receiving any feedback from you.

Hi Giovanni,
	I'm sorry but neither of these is currently possible in Chimera.   
You'll have to use another visualization program (VMD?) if you need  
these capabilities.


                         Eric Pettersen
                         UCSF Computer Graphics Lab

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