[phenixbb] phenix.refine GUI freezes when using Coot or Pymol

Nathaniel Echols NEchols at lbl.gov
Tue Feb 17 11:24:38 PST 2009

On Feb 16, 2009, at 2:12 AM, Derek Logan wrote:
> I've been using the phenix.refine GUI for a few days now and find it  
> a very valuable addition. However I notice that when I choose to  
> display the results of refinement in Pymol or Coot, it freezes the  
> GUI until I exit the chosen graphics program. Is this a bug or a  
> feature? If nothing else, it makes it hard to analyse the MolProbity  
> results in Coot. I'm using Mac OS X 10.5.6.

This is a bug - it'll be fixed in the next release.  Since Coot  
returns control of the console when run from the command line I had  
assumed that it would run in the background when started from the GUI,  
but this obviously isn't the case.


Nathaniel Echols
Lawrence Berkeley Lab
NEchols at lbl.gov

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