Re: AMBER: Problems with xLEaP

From: Kara Di Giorgio <>
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2005 16:14:02 -0800

I am using a logitech 3 button scroll mouse. It's with this mouse that
I'm having problems.
Is there a "cancel" key in xLEaP?


On Jan 28, 2005, at 2:19 PM, Ross Walker wrote:

> Dear Kara,
>> I'm having difficulty working with xLEap running on a Mac
>> Powerbook G4
>> using X11. I'm working on the tutorial by Ross Walker "Simulating a
>> Solvated Protein that Contains Non-Standard Residues" and am at the
>> point where I need to draw in the bonds in xLEap. Whenever I do
>> anything involving zooming, selecting or rotating, the mouse gets
>> "stuck" in rotation mode and I can't figure out how to get
>> out of it.
>> It won't even let me access the menu area above the molecule. I get
>> stuck and then can't do anything. It's getting frustrating. Does
>> anyone have any ideas as to how to fix this?
> I've not tried xleap on a Mac unfortunately so can't help too much.
> However,
> one question concerns the mouse you are using. Is it a single button
> mouse.
> If so you may have more joy using a USB multibutton mouse so that you
> can
> 'right' click, use the middle button etc. E.g. you can then use the
> middle
> button to rotate, left button to draw/select, the right button to move
> and
> both the middle and right buttons together to zoom.
> I'm not sure if this will help but it worth a try.
> Perhaps some Mac users can comment further.
> All the best
> Ross
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