From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Mon Nov 04 2013 - 00:50:49 CST

On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 2:58 AM, sunyeping <> wrote:
> Dear VMD users,
> I select an atom and show it as vdw. I change the sphere scale to make the
> sphere that represent the atom shown as vdw reach a certain size. Is there
> anyone know I to define the radius of the current sphere? Thanks.

you have two options: use the VMD script interface or use a file
format (e.g. PQR, HOOMD-xml) that contains radius/diameter


> Yeping Sun
> Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences

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