From: Tauna Rignall (
Date: Tue Nov 11 2003 - 11:19:33 CST

Dear John,

Attached is a scene file that you requested. What I mean by texture
is I have a representation of an electron density file represented
with isosurface. Thank you for your help.


At 1:17 PM -0600 11/10/03, John Stone wrote:
>Dear Tauna,
> Can you email me one of the POV-Ray scene files produced by VMD
>that is causing you problems? I'm not sure what you mean by "texture"
>in this case (the word has many meanings depending on context), can
>you be more specific, or tell me what context its in?
>Until your email, I had no plans to make changes to the POV-Ray export
>code, but depending on what kind of problem you've encountered it might
>be a simple bug to fix before releasing VMD 1.8.2, but I need to know
>right away if we're going to do anything about it.
> John Stone
>On Fri, Nov 07, 2003 at 01:42:13PM -0700, Tauna Rignall wrote:
>> Hi there! I was wondering if VMD is now or will be updated to
>> support the POV-Ray version 3.5. The data files I currently output
>> are not compatible with 3.5 when there is texture present in the
>> picture. Basically, when there is texture, the .tga file is not
>> getting written. Thank you for your reply.
>> Tauna
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