[Chimera-users] Carbon color of 1 chain

Tom Goddard goddard at sonic.net
Tue May 14 12:36:32 PDT 2013


Hi Markus,

There are always multiple ways to do things in Chimera.  Here's a one-liner if you prefer

	color byelement ~element.C

The "~" in front of element.C means "not".

  Tom


On May 14, 2013, at 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
> 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> 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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