[Chimera-users] Rename models from command line

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Mar 30 14:41:40 PDT 2015


Oops, that will change all models' names of course.  Add "#1" to the end of that to change just model 1.

--Eric

On Mar 30, 2015, at 2:40 PM, Eric Pettersen <pett at cgl.ucsf.EDU> wrote:

> 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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