From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Wed Feb 28 2007 - 14:42:34 CST

On Wed, 28 Feb 2007, Jim Fonseca wrote:

hi jim,

JF> Hi, I'm fairly new to VMD, so I'm sorry if this question is very
JF> basic. I have multiple .dx files that I want to load into separate
JF> frames of a molecule. How can I do this in VMD? Or, is there a way

VMD currently has no way of handling voumetric data on a per timestep
basis. however, due to its excellent scripting capabilities, you can
still emulate this.

please have a look at:
for an example.


JF> to just cat all the files together and add some type of keyword to
JF> distinguish the frames? -- in the same was as 'MODEL' is used for PDBs.
JF> Thanks for any help!
JF> Jim Fonseca

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