From: John Stone (
Date: Fri Apr 25 2008 - 21:53:05 CDT

  What language/locale do you have set on that machine? I've
previously encountered this problem when using a Suse 10.x installation
on a machine that was setup for internationalization. If you can tell
me more details about your machine, I should be able to help.

  John Stone

On Fri, Apr 25, 2008 at 07:21:16PM -0700, Dong Xu wrote:
> Hi All,
> I ran into a weird problem with my new dual Quad-core Dell system running
> RedHat Enterprise 5 Linux. VMD works ok except that I can't enter text in
> textbox of the plugin windows. e.g. VolMap Tool selection. In fact this
> happens to all of the extensions. Oddly enough, mouse clicks on pull-down
> menu/radio selection are just fine and I can enter text in file browse (open
> or save) windows from the plugins. Tk console and RMSD Tool work
> occasionally. Everything that is lauched from VMD main program, e.g. Graphic
> Representation, work normally.
> Has anyone seen similar problems? I've tried both 64-bit and 32-bit VMD
> 1.8.6 and 1.8.5. They all behave the same. Any help is greatly appreciated!
> Dong Xu

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