[Chimera-users] show middle slice of vol by using command line

Tom Goddard goddard at sonic.net
Wed Aug 7 11:13:59 PDT 2013


Hi Dieter,

  I made the volume command give a clearer error message.

	Tom


On Aug 7, 2013, at 10:18 AM, Dieter Blaas  wrote:

> Thanks a lot, Elaine! I was unable to locate the description. Works, perfectly, best, Dieter
> 
> Am 07.08.2013 17:44, schrieb Elaine Meng:
>> Hi Dieter,
>> There are two required arguments for the planes option: axis,start
>> ... where start is the index of the desired plane along that axis
>> 
>> Documentation:
>> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/volume.html#planes>
>> 
>> So, for example:
>> 
>> volume #0 style solid planes x,15
>> 
>> 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 Aug 6, 2013, at 9:49 PM, Dieter Blaas wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>>     I have been trying hard to do the following by using the command line but so far with no avail:
>>> 
>>> select volume #0 and show just the middle slice as solid.
>>> 
>>> Following the way the commands are usually structured I tried something like "vol #0 style solid planes one" but I do get the error "volume invalid planes argument "one" : Value must be x, y ,z, got 'one'''. But when I try ""vol #0 style solid planes x" I get "volume: invalid planes argument 'x'. So what?
>>> 
>>> Thanks a lor for hints, Dieter
>> 
>> 
>> 
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