From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Tue Feb 16 2010 - 06:21:23 CST

On Tue, Feb 16, 2010 at 4:58 AM, Jacob Kirkensgaard
<> wrote:
> Hi all
> I simply can't find the command for this: Is there not a command to get the current view direction in orthographic mode. For example the default start view is along the z axis and the answer would be [0 0 -1].

not sure if this is the right thing, but how about?
molinfo get view_matrix


> Thanks, your help is greatly appreciated
> Jacob

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
Institute for Computational Molecular Science
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.