[Chimera-users] merging 3D volumes

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Dec 14 11:10:06 PST 2010

Hi Thomas,
The command "vop add" merges maps. (There is a similar "vop subtract" command too.)  If the maps are not on the same grid, this resamples as needed. It lets you specify a subregion (which planes to use) from the reference map.


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

On Dec 14, 2010, at 4:10 AM, Marlovits,Thomas wrote:

> Hi,
> I was wondering, whether  a 3D map can be placed into a box with a user defined number or x/y/z planes ?  Ideally, I would like to place several 3D maps into boxes of the same dimensions and would like then to merge all maps into one 3D map file.  Is this possible ?
> Tx for your fast answer,
> Best,
> -Thomas

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