From: MengJuei Hsieh (
Date: Fri Aug 16 2002 - 20:54:41 CDT

on 8/15/02 3:08 PM, John Stone at wrote:
> Hey,
> Cool :)
> I don't know how to make all of the neato transparent icons etc for
> MacOS X yet. Yours is pretty cool, the one thing I had been wondering
> about is whether or not its possible to antialias the edges of the "VMD"
> letters in the icon you made, or if the icon only supports an "on/off"
> transparency, rather than a smoothly antialiased alpha value for each pixel.
> If you guys have suggestions for better Windows, MacOS X, Gnome, and CDE
> icons, we'd certainly love to see them! :)
> Thanks!
> John Stone
> On Wed, Aug 14, 2002 at 05:15:49PM -0700, MengJuei Hsieh wrote:
>> Hi,
>> This is the transparent MacOS X icon for VMD, I played with it for a while,
>> just for fun.

Dear John,

How about this icon now? I redrew it instead of using the original icon. By
the way, VMD 1.8a21 OpenGL bundle is not working in Jaguar (MacOS X 10.2
6C115), the focus is gone, sounds like you guys need to regenerate the
resource file for OS10.2?


Mengjuei Hsieh, M.S., Luo Computational Biochemistry Group
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
347 Steinhaus Hall, University of California, Irvine
CA 92697-1461. (949) 824-9562