From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Sun May 25 2008 - 07:59:23 CDT

On Sun, 25 May 2008, wrote:

RP> Hello,

hello regina,

RP> I attached an xyz file showing the input for vmd. I want to discard all the

i see no attachment.

RP> points of type A, i.e. all the points for which the name in the xyz file are
RP> written as the letter A followed by a number. When I change the colors of
RP> the atoms I go to colors than names and it recognizes all A# as the same
RP> kind of points. How do I lose the A's?

do you want to remove them from the file or not display them.

how about selecting 'not name "A[0-9]+"' ?


RP> Thanks

Axel Kohlmeyer
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