[Chimera-users] icosahedral reconstruction volume color

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Nov 8 08:57:44 PST 2012


Hi Dieter,
Selection is with Ctrl-click, same as if you were selecting an atom or bond. Sounds like your mistake might be clicking instead of Ctrl-clicking.  
<http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/selection.html#pickselect>

The linewidth setting is in the Selection Inspector dialog opened by clicking the magnifying glass (after you make the selection), not the Icosahedron dialog.
Elaine

On Nov 8, 2012, at 12:47 AM, Dieter Blaas wrote:

> Hi Elaine,
>  sorry for the wrong subject, but now I stick to it for consistency :-). Thanks a lot for the hint, but unfortunately, neither of them works  in my hands (vers. 1.6.2 UBUNTU 10.04):
> 
> I cannot find any option for line-width in the Icosahedron Surface dialogue and clicking the line does not select anything (the magnifying glass tells me that nothing is selected).
> Am I doing anything wrong?
> best, Dieter
> 
> Am 07.11.2012 17:53, schrieb Elaine Meng:
>> Hi Dieter,
>> You can select the icosahedron (Ctrl-click on a line), click the green magnifying glass icon near the bottom right corner of the Chimera window, and then in the resulting Selection Inspector dialog, change the "line thickness" value (while inspecting "Surface piece").
>> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/inspection.html>
>> 
>> Alternatively you can specify linewidth directly in the "shape icosahedron" command (instead of using the Icosahedron Surface GUI).... "linewidth" is one of the general options:
>> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/shape.html#icosahedron>
>> 
>> 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 Nov 7, 2012, at 2:57 AM, Dieter Blaas wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>>   is it possible to change the line thickness in Tools > HighOrderStructure>Icosahedron Surface?
>>> Thanks, Dieter
>> 
>> 
>> 
> 




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