Date: Thu May 24 2012 - 08:16:55 CDT

Dear VMD users/developers,


I'd like to create a selection of atoms that is within a given distance
from a point in 3D cartesian space (not a molecular object, atom or


How can this be achieved in VMD/tcl? I've been searching around for
documentation but was fairly unsuccessful.

Basically I'd like to do something like :

atomselect top "protein within 20.0 of {-1 1 0}"


Where {-1 1 0} is the cartesian coordinate from which I'd like to do the


Thanks in advance for your help.


Best regards.


Peter Schmidtke