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

Giovanni Cardone gcardone at ucsd.edu
Fri Aug 16 09:47:07 PDT 2013


select:.A
select invert
~ribbon sel

On 08/16/2013 09:16 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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