From: John Stone (
Date: Sun Dec 02 2007 - 19:53:20 CST

  Try this command instead, your original one had a typo in the format
  render snapshot MySnapshot convert %s JPEG:%s.jpg

Let me know if that still isn't working for you..

  John Stone

On Sun, Dec 02, 2007 at 01:02:52PM -0800, Arneh Babakhani wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to render a snapshot from the tcl console, and would like to
> have it in a jpg or gif format (don't need high quality).
> I'm trying to follow the example on p. 87 of the VMD manual, where it
> suggests:
> render snapshot MySnaphot convert %s
> to get a snapshot in ps format. This works fine.
> But how does one render to achieve a gif or jpg format? I tried to execute:
> render snapshot MySnapshot convert %s jpg:%s.jpg
> but the convert part doesn't work, nor for convert %s.gif:%s.gif . I
> probably just have bad syntax, am I missing something here?
> Thanks,
> Arneh

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