[Chimera-users] labels

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Apr 26 13:40:35 PDT 2011

I guess a lot of email systems don't like it when something named ending in "com" is attached, so for those of you who didn't get the previous message, here it is without the attachment.

You can still see the aforementioned command file and save it to a local file if you want, using the link provided in the message .

On Apr 26, 2011, at 1:27 PM, Elaine Meng wrote:

> Hi Jean-Paul,
> Yes, the 2dlabels command has a "visibility" option to do exactly that, fade in or fade out over a specified number of image frames.  You would need to use the 2dlabel command to create the label and give it a name, because the name is needed to specify which label you are changing.
> There is an example in the attached Chimera command file 1gfl.com -- it shows a title at the beginning that later fades out gradually.  Just use File... Open in Chimera to execute its contents.  It is just a plain text file of a few dozen lines, contents can be viewed here:
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/recorder/1gfl.com>
> See the 2dlabel command documentation for the full description.
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/2dlabels.html>
> I hope this helps,
> Elaine
> ----------
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D. 
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco

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