Animate changes how trajectories are displayed in the view window. This module is pretty useless in vmd-python, but can be used to render movies programmatically.

Molecule actions

activate Set the active status of a molecule.
is_active Returns whether a given molecule is active (updated during animation)

Trajectory actions

forward Start animating frames in forward order.
goto Display a givenframe on the next display update
loop Animate in a continuous loop.
next Animate to the next frame and stop.
once Animate once through all frames.
pause Pause the animation.
prev Animate to the previous frame and stop.
reverse Start animating frames in reverse order.
rock Animate back and forth between first and last frames.
skip Set or get stride for animation frames.
speed Set or get animation speed
style Returns current animation style