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Copyright © 2004-2008 Global Phasing Limited

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This software is proprietary to and embodies the
confidential technology of Global Phasing Limited (GPhL).
Possession, use, duplication or dissemination of the software is
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Author: (2004-2008) M. Brandl


General Information

EditREFMAC is a Java-based interactive tool to edit and visualize REFMAC-restraints. You can modify existing restraints or delete them and add new ones. Visualization by rasmol is generated at runtime.

How to start EditREFMAC

Please start EditREFMAC using the command:

% EditREFMAC [REFMAC-dictionary-file] [PDB-file] [ligand-3-letter code]


Argument Description Note
Refmac-library-file Refmac-library-file(including monomer description of ligand)
  • please check MakeTNT's current format requirements for REFMAC restraint dictionaries
  • PDB-file name of PDB-file matches up with Refmac library-file
    3-letter code 3-letter code of the residue you wish to edit only restraints for this residue will be edited

    See also

    % EditREFMAC -h

    for a list of command line arguments. For an example, please refer to the Example section of this documentation.

    How to Use EditREFMAC

    • Click on the tab atom, tree, bond, etc. to view a table of restraints of the given kind
    • Use the mouse to select the first restraint you want to visualize in the table
    • Scroll up and down the table with the arrow keys to visualize/search for restraints
    • Check the update on the display before you save the table



    Maria Brandl,<>
    Last modification: 20.11.06