From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Sat Oct 11 2008 - 18:44:10 CDT

On Sat, 11 Oct 2008, BIN ZHANG wrote:

BZ> Hi, All:
BZ> From the plugin library, I see that there is a plugin called intersurf in
BZ> VMD. (
BZ> But why I cannot find it? Shouldn't it be located at Extension->Analysis?


you cannot find it, because intersurf requires binary only
plugins that are only provided for 32-bit linux and windows.

you have to contact the intersurf developers to get an updated

the binaries bundles with VMD have not been updated for almost
3 years, so it is highly likely they won't work for any future
releases and it might be a good idea to remove them from the
distribution/cvs altogether (unless the developers either provide
updates or release the source code).


BZ> I'm using VMD for MACOSXX86, version 1.8.6 (April 6, 2007)
BZ> Thanks a lot.
BZ> Bin

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