[Chimera-users] Can one merge two sessions?

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Jul 29 12:58:09 PDT 2009

Hi Victor,
You can restore one session, and then in that same instance of  
Chimera, open the second session.  It will ask if you want to close  
the existing structure(s) first -- just click No.

More details on session merging:

I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

On Jul 29, 2009, at 11:29 AM, Victor Alves wrote:

> Hi
> I prepared 2 separate figures of 2 different structures and saved  
> them as independent sessions.
> Now I decided I would like to merge the 2 figures, showing the 2  
> structures side by side.
> I tried the mcopy command, but since it's two different structures  
> it didn't work.
> I don't want to merge them as one PDB (combine command), I just want  
> to reuse all the work it took me in assembling a "perfect figure"  
> and "paste" it in another.
> Hope my question makes sense.
> Thanks in advance
> Victor Alves

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