[Chimera-users] command line for showing and hiding (same as clicking shown checkbox in model panel?) and volume viewer options in a cmd file?

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Jan 25 10:39:53 PST 2006

Hi Sabuj,
The show/hide can be done with the command modeldisp (~modeldisp to  

There isn't a command for the Volume Viewer thing, but it could  
probably be accomplished with a python script. The python script  
could be opened and thus executed from the command file.  However,  
I'm not a python scripter, so I must leave this part of the question  
to the developers on the team.

On Jan 25, 2006, at 10:26 AM, sabuj pattanayek wrote:
> I'm trying to make a movie using a cmd file. I want to show and hide
> (same as clicking the checkbox for shown in the model panel) models  
> from
> the cmd file since the system becomes too slow to do it manually while
> the movie is recording and timing frames is even more difficult.
> I also want to decrease and increase the isosurface threshold level in
> the volume viewer from the cmd file.
> Is it possible to do these without using the mouse while a movie is
> recording?
> Thanks,
> Sabuj Pattanayek

Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                          meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

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