Re: [AMBER] "mask" command failure

From: Ucisik, Melek Nihan <>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2015 16:20:54 +0000

Well, that was exactly what I’ve done: I copied the example in the manual, pasted in my script, and then modified the atom mask without touching the quotes.
I typed the quotes by hand and it worked with no problems.
Thanks, Hai, Dan, and Jason!


> On Aug 7, 2015, at 1:21 AM, Jason Swails <> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 6, 2015 at 10:51 PM, Daniel Roe <> wrote:
>> Interesting. If I copy the quotes from the email I get that error. If
>> I input the quotes myself (which is how I originally tested)
>> everything is fine. Clearly the quotes in the email are a different
>> character (as further evidenced by the strange character that pops up
>> in the error message).
> ​Yes, gmail is all too happy to turn the ASCII quotes into the "fancy"
> quotes (note how they don't go straight down, but curl toward the text).
> Same type of deal with hyphens getting replaced with n- or m-dashes...
> Copy-paste doesn't really work here.
> So to Nihan -- make sure you're not copying and pasting from a place that
> formats text for humans (like word, email, ... etc.) -- if you're in doubt,
> replace your quotes with ones you type by hand (or just get rid of them).
> All the best,
> Jason
> --
> Jason M. Swails
> BioMaPS,
> Rutgers University
> Postdoctoral Researcher
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