Supporting each other

Community forums

Welcome, Guest
Username: Password: Remember me
General questions and topics about Xerte Toolkits that don’t fit anywhere else.
  • Page:
  • 1

TOPIC: JMol viewer

JMol viewer 1 year 10 months ago #6182

  • A511197
  • A511197's Avatar Topic Author
  • Offline
  • Expert Boarder
  • Expert Boarder
  • Posts: 118
  • Thank you received: 9
Hi everyone,

Just wanted confirmation that the following instructions on GitHub still stand regarding installing support for JMOL:

"If you want to install support for JMOL:

1. Backup the file \modules\xerte\parent_templates\Nottingham\wizards\en-GB\data.xwd. You will rebuild this file in step 4.

2. Download and unzip JMolViewer.zip from the downloads section at xerte.org.uk and unzip it directly into this folder.

3. Enable support for JMOL: edit \src\Nottingham\wizards\en-GB\jmol.xwd and remove the parameter deprecated="We cannot redistribute GPL components. You must install JMOL manually. See instructions in the JMOL folder" from line 9.

4. Goto /build and run rebuildNottingham.bat (Windows) or rebuildNottingham.sh (Mac / Linux)

5. Users should now be able to add new JMOL page types from the media menu."

We are currently on v3.6 but looking to upgrade to v3.8 in the coming months, will JMOL still work in the newer versions of Xerte?

Many thanks and Merry Christmas
Alison
If you can use Lego, you can use Xerte

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

JMol viewer 1 year 10 months ago #6184

  • Fay
  • Fay's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Gold Boarder
  • Gold Boarder
  • Posts: 193
  • Thank you received: 66
Hi Alison

We would no longer recommend using the JMol plugin as some security issues were discovered earlier in the year. At the University of Nottingham we have removed the plugin from both Xerte & Moodle - I also don't think the JMolViewer.zip is available to download anymore.

Unfortunately I don't know of any alternative to JMol

Fay
The following user(s) said Thank You: A511197

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

JMol viewer 1 year 7 months ago #6371

  • dbarrass
  • dbarrass's Avatar
  • Offline
  • Fresh Boarder
  • Fresh Boarder
  • Posts: 1
  • Thank you received: 0
Hi Everyone,
new here, enjoying xerte so far.
Has anyone found an alternative to JMol?
The NGL viewer looks interesting and can be embedded
proteinformatics.charite.de/ngl/doc/#User_manual/Usage/Embedding
Has anyone tried this? Is it secure?
Any help gratefully received

David

Please Log in or Create an account to join the conversation.

  • Page:
  • 1
Moderators: ingdon
Time to create page: 0.044 seconds
Copyright © 2021 The Xerte Project.
Xerte logo Apereo logo OSI Logo

Search