Many thanks to you and Christopher Chang for the help!
For the benefits of others who may be searching the same terms I did :
The first error I had was Pymol's error when I installed it (in both Linux
and Windows) into directories that had a space in a directory name.
The second error I had involved not using/reading up on how to use the APBS
input file *.in before reading in the PQR, and neglecting to add a few more
heteroatom radii/charges that I hadn't transferred from the PDB file.
Thank you again, I doubt I'd have caught these oversights myself!
>Please make sure you've tried all the tips listed in
>those fail, try loading a PQR generated by PDB2PQR as a PDB (e.g.,
>rename 'foo.pqr' from PDB2PQR to 'foo.pdb' and then load foo.pdb into
>Please let me know how it goes.
>On 4/10/06, Kannan <raghuna1@...> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have spent the better part of two months trying to find a solution to =
> > error when trying to make an electrostatic potential map:
> > ObjectMapLoadDXFile-Error: Unable to open file!
> > I've looked through a lot of documentation, but assumed that before I go
> > looking through the code etc. I should check to make sure that this
> > isn't(and it most likely is) a stupid oversight on my part. I followed th=
> > suggested method to generating the map, i.e load PDB, set location, set
> > grid, run APBS, at which I run into the aforementioned error.
> > Sometimes I get the "XX atoms do not have properties assigned...." warni=
> > in which case I understand if a map hasn't been generated. I get this err=
> > in both Windows and Linux installs. If someone can suggest a test PDB and
> > method to troubleshoot, I'd much appreciate it!
> > Kannan