[Chimera-users] Rename models from command line

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Mar 30 14:40:19 PDT 2015


You can change the name with "setattr m name new_name".

--Eric

On Mar 26, 2015, at 2:58 PM, Oliver Clarke <olibclarke at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks Elaine - I use both of those commands frequently, but unfortunately in this case I actually do want to change the model name. 
> 
> I’m using a long alias with many molmap calls on different selections to generate and color low resolution blobs corresponding to each domain of my protein, and I would like to change the names of the output model as I do so so that I know that model #1.20 corresponds to “domain xyz” without switching it on and off in the model panel.
> 
> Cheers,
> Oli.
>> On Mar 26, 2015, at 5:51 PM, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
>> 
>> Hi Oliver,
>> Not exactly, at least with commands, but you may be able to accomplish essentially what you desire by using "alias" (string substitution into commands) and/or named selections.
>> 
>> See
>> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/alias.html>
>> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/namesel.html>
>> 
>> I'm fond of aliases, which don't require you to go through selection.
>> 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
>> 
>> 
>> On Mar 26, 2015, at 2:03 PM, Oliver Clarke <olibclarke at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi all,
>>> 
>>> Is there any way to rename models from the command line? I can do so using the model panel, but I have a script that generates a bunch of different models, and I would like to give them descriptive names apart from the model id in the script.
>>> 
>>> Oliver.
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