From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Wed Jul 07 2021 - 12:32:32 CDT

I suggest you carefully check the procedure of how you got the .xyz file.
When adding a "DynamicBonds" representation it takes over 20
angstrom before any bonds will show up.
That doesn't seem correct.

On Tue, Jul 6, 2021 at 11:51 PM Yiyan Kuang <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying to use vmd to visualize a bottle-brush polymer, I have written
> a .xyz file containing coordinates of monomers on both backbone and side
> chains like the attached document. The vmd can load and plot all the
> coordinates but cannot show the bonds between monomers. I was wondering if
> anyone has any suggestions on my issue? Thanks!
> Best regards,
> Yiyan

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer;!!DZ3fjg!qmHjbxXRaACgfk4urMPhhHtGEVUk4NZsFEnoACddLxBaFpVnjkecRgulSS4sDKPviA$ 
College of Science & Technology, Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA
International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste. Italy.