Use of read_data command with spin atom type - Incorrect atom format

Hi guys,
I’ve been trying to simulate a box of magnetite in a magnetic field, so I need both charges and spins in my atoms. I’m using “atom_style hybrid full spin” and then uploading atom information through the “read_data” command, because I already had a file generator for the full type.

However, when I try to do that, I get the error “Incorrect atom format in data file”, so I went to the “read_data” documentation page and there is a table on how to write atom information in data files for all data types, except the spin type is not there! (

Can someone please help me with this? I have 448 atoms right now, and I still intend to replicate and expand my system, so I didn’t want to write everything using the sequence of lattice - create_box - create_atom commands.

Thanks for your help,
Daniel Vieira
UCSD -drabacap@…1114…

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