[Chimera-users] centroid measurements typo

David Chenoweth dcheno at MIT.EDU
Sat Feb 20 10:29:35 PST 2010

Hi Elaine,

I figured there had to be a way to do this!

Thanks for your help,

On Feb 20, 2010, at 1:15 PM, Elaine Meng wrote:

> On Feb 20, 2010, at 10:09 AM, Elaine Meng wrote:
>> to use the "distance" command:
>> include the IDs of the objects, which are shown in the Axes/Planes  
>> Centroids tool, in the command.  For example:
>> dist c1 c2
>> We plan to allow using the command "dist sel" if two centroids, or  
>> one atom and one centroid, etc. are selected in the graphics  
>> window, but that has not been implemented yet.
> I forgot to mention that it does already work to use "sel" for just  
> the atom, so you could also use:
> dist c1 sel
> to measure the distance between centroid c1 and a single selected  
> atom, or instead of selecting anything, you could just give the  
> specification of that atom, for example:
> dist :14.a at ca c1
> Elaine

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