From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Thu Oct 17 2019 - 04:40:39 CDT

On Thu, Oct 17, 2019 at 12:42 AM Samuel Canner <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am interested in duplicating my current simulation box into a 3x3 array
> of a simulation coordinates (ie. selecting periodic images to draw +x +y -x
> -y in the graphics) and then simulating that larger array. I was wondering
> how to perform this in VMD. I cannot seem to find any PBC commands that
> seem to do this.

but the topotools plugin can:


> If there is no command to do such, would it be suggested that I create a
> script to duplicate my original box based on the box size, as indicated by
> the xst? Thanks.
> -Sam

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
College of Science & Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste. Italy.