From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Tue Jul 13 2010 - 18:08:18 CDT

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 6:39 PM, puroorava annapaneni
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> Hello
> I am using VMD as a postprocessor to LAMMPS.
> I am working on Carbon Nanotubes. To visualize the bond breaking
> in CNTS, I use 'DynamicBonds' drawing method. But I want it in CPK(ball and stick) model while it must be able to visualize bond breaking.
> Is it possible to have both CPK and DynamicsBonds features?

simply create _two_ representations for your system.
one using VDW with a scale parameter set to 0.3 or 0.2
and a second with DynamicBonds. and bingo!


> Regards

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