From: Alexander A. Vakhrushev (
Date: Mon Oct 13 2008 - 08:49:21 CDT

Hi Neelanjana!

The only solution I use is changing to working directory in
Extensions->Tcl/Tk console using cd command. After that it's much
easier to load files not browsing your filesystem each time.

2008/10/13 Neelanjana Sengupta <>:
> Hi VMD community,
> This is the first time I am using hte Windows versio of VMD. Unlike the
> Linux and Mac versions, the Windows version can only open up from the VMD
> directory in Program Files. So, one has to browse through the file system
> each time to load structure/coordinates/trajectories. Loading more files
> (eg., adding a dcd to a psf) also requires one to browse through. This
> aspect is most problematic when writing out files (pdb files, for
> example)----the files only get written out into the VMD directory under
> Program Files!!
> I was wondering is anybody has figured out a way to get around this.
> Thanks and regards,
> Neelanjana
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> National Chemical Laboratory
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Best regards,
Dr. Alexander Vakhrushev
Institute of Applied Mechanics
Dep. of Mech. and Phys.-Chem.
of heterogeneous media
UB of Russian Academy of Sciences
34 T. Baramzinoy St.
Izhevsk, Russia 426067
С уважением,
    Вахрушев Александр Александрович
к.ф.-м.н., с.н.с.
Институт прикладной механики
Уральского Отделения
Российской Академии Наук
426067, г. Ижевск
ул. Т. Барамзиной 34