From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Tue Sep 10 2013 - 08:03:49 CDT

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 2:11 PM, Christian Mücksch
<> wrote:
> Hi,
> I got a little problem concerning the 3DConnexion SpaceNavigator and VMD.
> When scaling the image with "spaceball normal mode" in perspective mode
> the depth cue varies. E.g. when zooming in, the depth impression gets weaker
> meaning the image getting brighter so the 3D impression fades. This does not
> happen when zooming in with a regular mouse.
> Is there a parameter for disabling the changing depth cue when zooming
> with the SpaceNavigator? I am using VMD 1.9.1 under Linux.

you may be doing two different things here.
zooming in and out and moving the camera. with the default (exp2)
depth cueing mode, that makes are difference.


> Thank you,
> Christian Mücksch

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste. Italy.