[Zinc-fans] ZINC search results
jir322 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 20 08:59:22 PDT 2012
Thanks for your question about ZINC. It will be a lot faster if you
download SMILES and do
wc -l on the file. Should be a few seconds in most cases.
We truncate at 5000 or 10000, depending on who you are, so this only works
for modest size result sets.
A future version of ZINC will be better at getting google-like estimates or
even precise numbers of hits. For now, for performance reasons, we must
limit the results of searches to 5000 or 10000.
On Thu, Sep 20, 2012 at 5:10 AM, Douglas Houston <
dhouston at staffmail.ed.ac.uk> wrote:
> Can someone please let me know if there's a way to tell how many hits
> a structure search has returned on the results web page? All I can see
> is the page number I'm on and how many compounds there are per page -
> not how many pages or compounds there are in total.
> At the moment I'm having to download the results to a file just so I
> can count them (which is taking an age - 3kB/s download speed).
> Dr. Douglas R. Houston
> Room 3.23
> Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology
> Michael Swann Building
> King's Buildings
> University of Edinburgh
> Edinburgh, EH9 3JR, UK
> Tel. 0131 650 7358
> The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
> Scotland, with registration number SC005336.
> Zinc-fans mailing list
> Zinc-fans at docking.org
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the Zinc-fans