[Chimera-users] undo

Antón Vila Sanjurjo antonvila.s at gmail.com
Fri Jun 6 03:40:10 PDT 2014


Hi Tom,

Thanks for your prompt reply. I understand that having an undo capability
that remembers absolutely every single step will come at a significant cost
interms of speed. Having just the ability to revert a single action will be
great though.

best,

Antón


On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 9:24 PM, Tom Goddard <goddard at sonic.net> wrote:

> Hi Antón,
>
>   Unfortunately Chimera does not have a general Undo capability — it
> cannot undo the most recent color change.  The menu entry Select / Undo
> undoes the previous selection — it only changes whether items are selected.
>  Another specific kind of undo is menu Tools / Movement / Undo Move.  We
> plan on having more undo capabilities including colors in the next
> generation of Chimera, but it is quite difficult to remember every change a
> user makes without slowing the program down.
>
>         Tom
>
>
> On Jun 5, 2014, at 11:52 AM, Antón Vila Sanjurjo wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am working with chimera sessions involving a large numer of 70S
> ribosomes. I keep modifying the sessions over and over, so I save new
> sessions every day. Much of what I do is labeling interesting residues,
> measuring distances, coloring these residues, etc. Sometimes I make a
> mistake, like accidentally selecting and modifying a large portion of the
> model, and I loose an important amount of information. In these cases, I
> find that  there is no way to go back to the previous state of the system,
> other than clossing the session and re-opening the latest saved one.
> Unfortunately, this means loosing a lot of unsaved work. While there is an
> "undo" option under the "select" tab, it does not really allow one to
> return to the previous state of the system. In fact, I'm not even sure of
> what it does.
> >
> > My question is, is there a way to return Chimera to the state ocurring
> immediately before the last action? In case this does not exist, can it be
> implemented?
> >
> > best,
> >
> > Antón
> >
> > --
> > Antón Vila-Sanjurjo, PhD
> > Marie Curie fellow
> > Grupo QOSBIOS, Dept. Química Fundamental
> > Facultade de Ciencias
> > Universidade de A Coruña (UDC)
> > Campus Zapateira, s/n
> > 15.071 - A Coruña - España (Spain).
> >
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-- 
Antón Vila-Sanjurjo, PhD
Marie Curie fellow
Grupo QOSBIOS, Dept. Química Fundamental
Facultade de Ciencias
Universidade de A Coruña (UDC)
Campus Zapateira, s/n
15.071 - A Coruña - España (Spain).

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