[Chimera-users] Color zone with transparency

Tom Goddard goddard at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Aug 14 10:21:58 PDT 2008

Daniel Wilson wrote:
> Hi Tom,
> ...
> The other thing I noticed is that you lose transparency on a whole volume when you color zone one region of it? or am I making something wrong? Is it not possible to have a single volume with two different colours and transparent?
> Thanks for you advice and kind offer,
> regards
> Daniel
Hi Daniel,

 When I make a transparent surface for a volume by pressing the volume 
dialog color button and making opacity 0.5 and then use color zone to 
color part of the surface (using a PDB model), the transparent part far 
from the zone remains transparent.  Also works if select the volume 
surface and use the Actions / Surface / Transparency menu then color 
zone.  What are the exact steps you use when it fails to preserve 


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