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More frames than listed

When loading the attached file to view it in Ovito, I find that it has 3 times more frames than it corresponds to. I already made sure to disable the playback option, but this doesn't fix it. What could it be? Thank you very much.

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Most likely your data directory contains several files, all with names similar to the one you posted. OVITO automatically scans the directory and may think that the files form a sequence. After loading the set of matching files, all frames from all files get concatenated to one long trajectory. This is described here ("A series of snapshot files"):

You can turn this behavior off in recent versions of OVITO by unchecking the "auto-generate" box in the panel shown in the screenshot.


Thank you very much, that must be it, I have several files with similar names in the folder.