[chimera-dev] Retrieving model_id / model_name via API

Tom Goddard goddard at sonic.net
Thu Mar 7 13:07:33 PST 2019


To set the step of a Volume model v in Chimera in Python code

	v.new_region(ijk_step = (1,1,1))

  Tom


> On Mar 6, 2019, at 8:42 PM, Lars Hangartner <lhangart at scripps.edu> wrote:
> 
> Hi Eric,
> 
> Thanks for the swift response, worked like a charm. May I also ask how to set the ’step’ property value from the volume viewer GUI pop-up from a script?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Lars
> 
>> On Mar 6, 2019, at 3:40 PM, Eric Pettersen <pett at cgl.ucsf.edu <mailto:pett at cgl.ucsf.edu>> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Lars,
>> The model attributes for the ID are ‘id’/‘subid’ for the parts before and after any ‘.’ respectively, and the ‘name’ attribute has the model name.  You would loop through all volume models with something like:
>> 
>> from chimera import openModels
>> from VolumeViewer import Volume
>> for vol in openModels.list(modelTypes=[Volume]):
>> print “%d.%d %s” % (vol.id <http://vol.id/>, vol.subid, vol.name)
>> 
>> We realize the programmer documentation isn’t great.  What little we have you can find here: https://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ProgrammersGuide/index.html <https://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ProgrammersGuide/index.html> .  One of our objectives for ChimeraX is much better programmer documentation.
>> 
>> —Eric
>> 
>> Eric Pettersen
>> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
>> 
>> 
>>> On Mar 6, 2019, at 10:40 AM, Lars Hangartner <lhangart at scripps.edu <mailto:lhangart at scripps.edu>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hi guys,
>>> 
>>> I am desperately looking to get the model_id / model name from all open volume objects. I have tried openModel.list()[0].model_id  in many iterations but no success… I would like to iterate through models and identify the resampled ones.
>>> 
>>> Can anybody help?
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> 
>>> Lars
>>> 
>>> 
>>> P.S: API documentation would really be helpful. 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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