[Chimera-users] Hide all ribbons not in specific chain

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Aug 16 09:19:29 PDT 2013

~ribbon ~:.a


On Aug 16, 2013, at 9:16 AM, Thomas Hrabe wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I want to display one chain from a structure, only.
> However, I do not understand how to achieve that.
> After my PDB file opens, I can do
> select :*.A 
> #select all residues in chain A that I want to have
> select invert
> #select everything else not in chain A
> ~ribbon
> hides everything. How can I tell ~ribbon to hide everything not in chain A.
> Or, how can I select everything not in chain A?
> I am calling chimera through the socket and do not want to parse out every chain.
> Thanks in advance,
> Thomas
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