[Chimera-users] Carbon color of 1 chain

Markus Heller mheller at cdrd.ca
Tue May 14 12:41:20 PDT 2013


Conrad,

Just what I was looking for!

Thanks a lot!

Markus

-----Original Message-----
From: Conrad Huang [mailto:conrad at cgl.ucsf.edu] 
Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2013 12:39 PM
To: Markus Heller
Cc: chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu; Tom Goddard
Subject: Re: [Chimera-users] Carbon color of 1 chain

Uh.

"C" is an alias for all atoms -> "C" is an alias for all carbon atoms

oops.

Conrad

On 5/14/13 12:36 PM, Conrad Huang wrote:
> 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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>>
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