[Chimera-users] Creating a cubic box for a density map

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Sun Jan 18 09:47:36 PST 2015

Dear Juan,
Take a look at the command “vop cover” with box, ibox, or fbox option.  I think that will do what you want:


I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                       
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

On Jan 18, 2015, at 7:55 AM, Juan Luis Loredo Varela <jlvl500 at york.ac.uk> wrote:

> Dear Chimera users
> When I use the Segment map option to save a specific fragment as .mrc file, Chimera uses the minimal box containing the segment. Does anyone know how to modify the dimensions of a density map to have it in a cubic box that can be used in Flex-EM?
> Thanks
> Juan

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