Installing MSMS for VMD

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Download MSMS from MSMS from MGLTools and unzip the file in your VMD install folder.

To make MSMS run, you must put the MSMS folder in your path. To do this, go to your Desktop, right click on 'My Computer'. Navigate to

'My computer' > Properties > Advanced > Environment Variables. 

Look in the lower section titled 'System variables'. Select and edit the variable called Path. Append the path of the MSMS folder after the exisitng path. Note that ; characters are used to separate pathnames in Windows.

To render a high-resolution surface, increase the 'Sample Density' parameter. About 5-7.5 renders fast, but makes nice images.