[Chimera-users] dotted lines

Thomas Evangelidis tevang3 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 16 13:23:45 PST 2015

Thank you Elaine. One last thing, when I save an image using Chimera
rendering it says that the effective maximum line width is 3.3333. Is there
any way to increase it?


On 16 January 2015 at 20:01, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> On Jan 16, 2015, at 8:46 AM, Thomas Evangelidis <tevang3 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Elaine,
> > I don't know why, but none of the 3 approached works, even with the
> latest Chimera version.
> > […]
> Hi Thomas,
> Your pseudobonds are in stick style.  You would have to change the stick
> to wire before doing those other things; in Chimera there are no “dotted or
> dashed” sticks, only wires (lines).  E.g. in Selection Inspector, inspect:
> Pseudobond, change bond style to wire.  That only changes the specific
> pseudobond(s) you have selected; if you first select one distance
> pseudobond, you can press keyboard up arrow to expand the selection to all
> the distance pseudobonds.
> Can also be done with setattr command, e.g.:
> setattr p drawMode 0
> Hard to see on white background.  Can change color with setattr too:
> setattr p color black
> When you first create distances they are normally already in wire style,
> which is why I didn’t mention the stick/wire issue before. I hope this
> helps,
> Elaine
> -----
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco



Thomas Evangelidis

PhD student
University of Athens
Faculty of Pharmacy
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
157 71 Athens

email: tevang at pharm.uoa.gr

          tevang3 at gmail.com

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