[Chimera-users] Rendering solid objects and POVRAY
gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Jun 16 10:47:08 PDT 2010
FYI, if you haven't done it already, the simplest way to resample your
volume to a higher resolution is to change the step size in the step
menu to 1.
On 06/16/2010 10:39 AM, Tom Goddard wrote:
> Hi Mario,
> This is a limitation. The solid style volume display is not
> exported by Chimera to povray. I think povray supports volumetric
> but we do not export the needed data.
> I don't know if povray would be able to lessen the pixelation
> artifacts. They come from the volume data voxel size. You could
> minimize those artifacts by resampling your volume on a finer grid,
> displaying in Chimera, and using the non-povray Chimera image save.
> Here is some info about how to do that resampling in Chimera
> Those instructions talk about resampling on a rotated grid, but you
> can just leave the grid unrotated.
>> I am trying to render an image that includes a difference map density
>> displayed as a solid object. When I try to get the image directly from
>> the screen it shows patterns of pixelation. I then tried POVRAY and the
>> solid object data does not show up. Is there anything that I am missing?
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