From: John Stone (
Date: Mon May 02 2022 - 12:51:30 CDT

  It looks like something unusual happened such that "*.pdb" was
recorded in the saved state file load commands, but that shouldn't
have happened. Normally it would list the files one-at-a-time.

How did you originally load the 60 superimposed PDBs? Did you run
a different script to do this?
Did you edit the saved state file?

I don't think the problem has anything to do with the fact
that you had moved the files, but rather than "*" operator which
will not be processed correctly except in combination with the
Tcl "glob" command.

  John Stone

On Mon, May 02, 2022 at 05:47:12PM +0530, Debostuti Ghoshdastidar wrote:
> Hi
> I had created a project with ~60 superimposed crystal structures and was
> able to load the visualization state until I moved the PDBs to another
> directory by mistake. However, even though I restored the files back to
> the correct path the visualization state is not loading and shows the
> following errors sequentially for each of the PDB files:
> >Could not read file *.pdb
> >Unable to load file '*.pdb' using file type 'pdb'.
> >No molecules loaded.mol operates on one molecule only
> ....
> Of course the PDB files were not edited, they were moved to another
> directory and then moved back. Could someone please suggest a way for me
> to recover the project?
> Debostuti
> --
> Debostuti Ghosh Dastidar
> Research Associate
> PDB-India

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