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How do I configure my browser to view structures with RasMol?
Rasmol is a popular molecular graphics software package. If you do not have Rasmol, click here.
In theory, you should be able to configure a web browser to use Rasmol as a helper application to view PDB structures through the internet by setting the appropriate MIME type. However, it is difficult, if not impossible, to set up Internet Explorer to do this. Therefore, we recommend using a Netscape browser and the following instructions.
To configure your browser to view PDB structures , do the following:
To configure your browser to view Rasmol scripts , do the following:
In the examples above, we use 'xterm -e rasmol' as the helper application command that launches Rasmol in an xterm terminal window (Unix/Linux platforms). You may substitute this with 'rasmac' or 'raswin.exe' depending on what platform you are using.
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