[Chimera-users] Surface selections

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Feb 16 10:05:09 PST 2018

Hi Joe,
Maybe the question is really what you want to do with this selection, but in the absence of more information, you could try

sel   ~ @*

(select NOT atoms of any name… I’m assuming you didn’t want to select atoms, of course).
I hope this helps,
Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                       
UCSF Chimera(X) team
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

> On Feb 16, 2018, at 9:04 AM, Healey, Joe <J.R.J.Healey at warwick.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi Chimera team,
> A quick and easy question I hope, is there a shorthand command I can use to select all surfaces?
> I've tried:
> sel surf all
> sel surf
> sel ,s
> and some other variations. If this is possible, I'm sure it's simple but I'm just not quite getting there?
> Many thanks,
> Joe Healey

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