As Tsjerk pointed out!!.. it is exactly 8.3

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On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 12:59 PM, kanika sharma <> wrote:
in the y-z coordinate the 8.3% format is not there..

On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 4:09 PM, Tsjerk Wassenaar <> wrote:
Hi Kanika,

No, the spacing, or in this case the lack of it, is correct. The
coordinate section of the pdb file is %8.3f%8.3f%8.3f, i.e. each
coordinate eight characters wide with three decimal precision.



On Mon, Apr 25, 2011 at 12:28 PM, kanika sharma <> wrote:
> i have attached a small section of the file after applying the matrix..
> the spacing between x,y and z axis is abnormal

Tsjerk A. Wassenaar, Ph.D.

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Molecular Dynamics Group
* Groningen Institute for Biomolecular Research and Biotechnology
* Zernike Institute for Advanced Materials
University of Groningen
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