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5.1.4 Movies

In the previous subsection we showed that the program snapplot displays snapshots of the system at selected times. When displaying such snapshots in rapid succession, the illusion of a movie can be obtained. Normally however, the time to search and read the data from disk, calculate the required bodytrans projection and display it is much too long to give this impression, except possibly for very small number of particles. Still one lacks basic frame manipulations.

Two solutions are offered:


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