[Chimera-users] How to change the style of Hbonds

Wendy Chu cwt1986 at gmail.com
Sun May 20 17:35:38 PDT 2012

Dear Elaine,
Then I can change the style of the Hbonds according to your methods.
Thank you very much~~~

On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 12:12 AM, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> Hi Wendy,
> There are a few different ways:
> (a) Ctrl-click to select one H-bond, press keyboard up-arrow to expand
> selection to all H-bonds, click the green magnifying glass icon near the
> bottom of the Chimera window to open Selection Inspector, inspect
> "Pseudobond group" and change the "line style"
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/inspection.html>
> (b) start Pseudobond Panel (in menu under Tools... General Controls),
> click on group name "hydrogen bonds" on the left and then "attributes" on
> the right, change "line style"
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/pbpanel.html>
> (c) use command "setattr" e.g. something like:
> setattr g lineType 2
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/setattr.html>
> The attribute name (e.g. lineType) and what values mean what (e.g. 2=
> dashed, 3 = dotted) are shown in the balloon help when you put the mouse
> over the attribute dialogs mentioned in (a) and (b).
> 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
> On May 19, 2012, at 2:36 AM, Wendy Chu wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I am doing the Hbond analysis for my investigation. I found that the
> Hbonds are labeled as the solid line in the Chimera. But I prefer the
> dashed line. How to change it?
> > Thank you~~~

Wen-Ting Chu
State Key Laboratory of Theoretical and Computational Chemistry,
Institute of Theoretical Chemistry,
Jilin University,
Changchun 130023,
P. R. China
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