[Chimera-users] differentiating lower and upper case chain ID's

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Sep 28 09:43:03 PDT 2016

Hi Melissa,
This is already done.  Although chain-ID capitalization is ignored when the file has only capitalized IDs, when both are present, the upper- or lower-case that you type is honored.  I tested by opening 5GM6, and making sure that the following give different results:

sel :.a
sel :.A

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

> On Sep 27, 2016, at 4:24 PM, Melissa Jurica <mjurica at ucsc.edu> wrote:
> Hi-
> Is it possible to differentiate between chain ID’s that are in upper vs. lower case (i.e. A vs. a) in the command line?  Spliceosome complexes have too many chains (ex. 5GM6).
> Thanks,
> Melissa

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