From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Fri Jun 27 2008 - 20:57:18 CDT

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 4:59 PM, parth singh <> wrote:
> So i have 4 trajectories and i want to make an animation/movie of them.All
> the trajectories are hexane inside a water droplet.Each trajectory has a
> different radius for the water droplet.I want to make a movie showing all
> trajectories.When the new trajectory appears the previous one should fade
> away in the movie and also each trajectory should be laterally displaced.

VMD has no provisions for that (and it would be next to impossilble to do.).

this is where you either need to do some scripting, eg. using netpnm tools
to simulate the fade-in/fade-out or just create 4 mpeg movies and use a
normal video editing software to splice them together.


> Thank you/

Axel Kohlmeyer
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