command line arguments in RasMol scripts

Iddo Friedberg (
Tue, 11 Jun 1996 20:51:41 -0600

Hi everybody,
I have a question about RasMol scripts:
Imagine you have a nice little RasMol script that selects a certain part of
your protein and then does a few (actually more than few ;-) actions on that
Is it possible to pass arguments from the RasMol command line to this RasMol
script? So that you can type e.g.:
script myscript Tyr112
and it selects Tyr112 and does with it what it is supposed to do.
I know that I can edit this selection in the script everytime it changes, or
that I can do the selection manually and invoke the script afterwards. But this
would be a little bit more work and I'm a lazy guy ;-)....

Thanks in advance for your help - I hope you can save my afternoon nap ;-)

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