I misstated something earlier, and I would like to correct the record:

Magic Eye books instruct you on using wall-eyed stereo (with excellent
instructions, highly recommended!).  Currently (with computer monitors) I
find cross-eyed much easier (and I think more people should try it).
Thanks,
Nat



On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 1:41 PM, nathanielclar5 . <nathanielcl...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> To learn how to cross eyes, just hold you index fingers strait up, ~12-18
> inches from your eyes, and cross your eyes until the two fingers overlap to
> form a third finger in the middle.  Then practice holding your eyes there.
> You can also practice with ceiling tiles, floor tiles, anything that
> repeats,  Just cross your eyes until adjacent things overlap, and that's
> it.
>
> It's best to start with a small image, like a small (4"x6") Coot window
> with a simple object like a sulfate ion displayed.  Once you get the hang
> if it, you can use larger windows.  It's totally worth learning to see in
> cross-eye stereo if you look at structures.
>
> I learned to see cross-eye as a kid from the 'Magic Eye' books.  I'm sure
> there are great tutorials and examples on the web.
> Nat
>
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:39 AM, Xiao Lei <xiaolei...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I never learn how to "cross eye", I may need to check if some video
>> instruction online...
>>
>>
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:28 AM, nathanielclar5 . <
> nathanielcl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> You already have stereo built in, just turn on 'cross eyed stereo' and
>> learn to cross your eyes!  It's brighter than any 3d monitor, requires no
>> hardware, and no, it won't hurt your eyes (even for hours at a time)....
>>
>> Nat
>>
>> On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 11:01 AM, Jim Fairman <fairman....@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Daniel,
>>>
>>> To best of my knowledge, options for 3d stereo on Mac are limited to
>>> Zalman:  https://strucbio.biologie.uni-konstanz.de/ccp4wiki/index.php
>>> /Zalman_Stereo
>>>
>>> If you're willing to go to Linux or Windows, you can do an Nvidia Quadro
>>> Card with a 120 or 144Hz monitor with a 3D Vision glasses kit.
>>>
>>> Cheers, Jim
>>>
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>>>
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>>>
>>> On Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 8:24 AM, Daniel M. Himmel, Ph. D. <
>>> danielmhim...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm looking for some computer hardware advice.
>>>> I have a MacBook Pro with a "Retina" screen and
>>>> an Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536 MB graphics card,
>>>> running OS X 10.11.16 ("El Capitan"), and I would
>>>> like to view structures in 3-D in Coot.
>>>>
>>>> Which computer monitors and which 3-D glasses brands
>>>> would allow me to view 3-D graphics in Coot?  Should I
>>>> be going for dynamic 3-D glasses?
>>>>
>>>> -Daniel
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>

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