[Chimera-users] mclip suggestion - match to arbitrary plane

Oliver Clarke olibclarke at gmail.com
Wed Apr 1 18:26:55 PDT 2015


Great! Thanks Eric!

Oliver.
> On Apr 1, 2015, at 8:03 PM, Eric Pettersen <pett at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
> 
> Hi Oliver,
> 	This seemed like a pretty useful idea and not too hard to do, so I dropped it in.  It will be in the next daily build.
> 
> --Eric
> 
>                        Eric Pettersen
>                        UCSF Computer Graphics Lab
>                        http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu
> 
> On Apr 1, 2015, at 3:54 PM, Oliver Clarke <olibclarke at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> Hi, 
>> 
>> Currently the mclip command can be used to match a model specific clipping plane to the global near/far clipping planes, or the per model clipping plane of another model. 
>> 
>> I think it would be a handy addition to a future chimera version to be able to match the per model clipping plane to an arbitrary plane, pre-defined in axes/planes/centroids - e.g. “mclip #1 match p2” would match the per model clipping plane of model #1 to the plane named “p2”.
>> 
>> This would be useful because it allows one to easily generate a per-model clipping plane that intersects a certain set of atoms, which also facilitates precise description of a figure.
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> Oliver.
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