This extension for Visual Studio Code provides language support for LAMMPS (Molecular dynamics Software) Scripts.
This package is being synchronised with the Lammps documentation through a continuous integration pipeline on a monthly schedule to keep the keyword lists and embedded command documentations up to date.
Syntax Highlighting for Keywords, Variables and Data Types
Folding possible between Markers #[ and #]
Recognizes .lmp, .lmps and .lammps file extensions and files beginning with "in."
Embedded Offline Documentation
Right click on a command allows to open a documentation page inside vscode
Completion suggestions with corresponding informations are displayed
Functionality can be turned off
Different information-display options possible
Information about Lammps commands are displayed when hovering over them
Appearance of the hover panel is customisable
Different preconfigured run tasks can be executed
Path to Lammps executable must be set in the extensions settings
Tasks of "type": "lmps" can also be configured manually in a tasks.json file
Linting (in progress)
Set of functions that points out problems before runtime
So far implemented:
checking for files and paths on read- and write commands
checking for unbalanced/non-closed brackets
checking for exceeding maximum # of group definitions
To be extended in the future
Simulation Dashboard (beta feature)
Shows system information like CPU,GPU(Nvidia only) and memory usage
interactive 3D Visualisation of atomic dumps
interactive plots of lammps log file data
automatically updating plots for easy live observation of simulation status
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