From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Thu Jun 07 2007 - 17:50:14 CDT

On Thu, 7 Jun 2007, Harry Bullen wrote:


do you mean, to have VMD imported into other python
scripts or just use a python interpreter in VMD (instead of tcl).

the latter has already been implemented (type 'gopython' in the
command line window, or use 'gopython'), the former
is yet incomplete.

HB> Hello, I am student working at NIST using the VMD. Several members of
HB> the lab really want a python module for the VMD, and have asked me to

it would be useful to learn what kind of application
would be needing this. there might be alternatives.


HB> try and build one. I noticed that their has been some work on such a
HB> module and I would really like to see it if at all possible.
HB> Harry Bullen

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