[Chimera-users] Carbon color of 1 chain

Conrad Huang conrad at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue May 14 12:36:06 PDT 2013


If you pick your own colors, you can use something like:

color green C & :.D

to color all carbons in chain D.  "C" is an alias for all atoms (which 
you can actually see in the Select -> element menu :-).  "&" is the 
intersect operator.  ":.D" means all atoms in chain D.

Conrad

On 5/14/13 12:29 PM, Markus Heller wrote:
> Hi Tom,
>
> This works, thanks.  Although it seems to be a bit of a roundabout way
> of going about this … :-/
>
> Cheers
>
> Markus
>
> *From:*Tom Goddard [mailto:goddard at sonic.net]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:11 PM
> *To:* Markus Heller
> *Cc:* chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu
> *Subject:* Re: [Chimera-users] Carbon color of 1 chain
>
> Hi Markus,
>
>    How about Chimera commands
>
> color byelement
>
> ~color element.C
>
> The first line colors the carbons gray, and the second says to unset
> their color, which makes them default to the color set for each molecule.
>
> Tom
>
> On May 14, 2013, at 11:42 AM, Markus Heller <mheller at cdrd.ca
> <mailto:mheller at cdrd.ca>> wrote:
>
>
>
> Hello,
>
> I don’t seem to be able to figure out how to color a scene by element,
> but with different carbon colors for different chains.
>
> I can’t figure out how to get an expression like
>
> “color green, chain C C”
>
> Or something like that …
>
> How to go about this?
>
> Thanks and Cheers
>
> Markus
>
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