[Chimera-users] selection

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Jan 3 10:38:48 PST 2008

Hi Sara,
It sounds like a problem with the graphics capabilities of your  
computer.  We have a few suggestions here


but you may also want to try using Chimera on a different computer if  
possible, especially if yours is somewhat old.
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

On Jan 3, 2008, at 10:09 AM, Sara Bowen wrote:

> Hi,
> I've been going through the chimera tutorial, but I'm having some  
> trouble selecting anything.  I can select atoms, and the bottom  
> corner of the window lists what I've selected, but there is no  
> green highlighting in the image.  Then if I try to move anything,  
> the image will move in the side view but not in the main window.   
> It seems frozen.  If I select everything or select nothing, I can  
> still only get the image to move in the side view...not the main  
> window.  Then if I make the main window full screen, the image is  
> just fuzzy colors like snow on a out of tune t.v.  Does anybody  
> know what's going on and how I can fix it?
> Thanks,
> Sara B. at ASU
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