PyMol Screen Layout

Q

What information is displayed in each area on PyMol Screen?

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A

Once PyMol is started, you should see two windows displayed:

External GUI - A Graphical User Interface window with the following areas:

1. Output message area - An area where output messages are displayed. Initially, the output area displays the following message:

Copyright (C) Schrodinger, LLC

This Executable Build integrates and extends Open-Source PyMOL.
Detected OpenGL version 2.1. Shaders available.
Detected GLSL version 1.20.
OpenGL graphics engine:
 GL_VENDOR:   ATI Technologies Inc.
 GL_RENDERER: AMD Radeon Pro 450 OpenGL Engine
 GL_VERSION:  2.1 ATI-1.51.8
No License File - For Evaluation Only (23 days remaining)
Detected 8 CPU cores.  Enabled multithreaded rendering.

2. Command input area - An area below the output message area where PyMol commands can be entered.

3. Command button area - An area on the right side of the output message area where a set of command buttons are displayed.

Viewer Window - A graphical display window with the following areas:

1. Viewer area - An area where the molecule is rendered as a graphical image. Initially, the molecule viewer displays a blank area.

2. Command input area - An area below the viewer area where PyMol commands can be entered.

3. Object name area - An area where a list of objects identified in the molecule is displayed. Initinaly, the object area is empty.

4. Mouse infomation area - An area where help information are displayed to tell you how to control the visualization with the mouse.

5. Movie control area - An area where movie editing and playing controls are displayed.

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