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Tool: Map Filter

Map Filter includes several choices for smoothing or transforming volume data such as density maps. These capabilities are also available as various volume operation commands. See also: Volume Viewer, Hide Dust, Segment Map, surface operations

Map Filter can be started from the Volume Data section of the Tools menu and manipulated like other panels (more...). The Map to filter should be chosen from the pulldown menu of volume models already open in ChimeraX.

Filter type:

Clicking Filter performs the filtering and creates a new volume model with the result, except if the same type of filtering is applied repeatedly on the same input, the output map is simply replaced. Close simply dismisses the dialog, and Help shows this page in the Help Viewer.

The Options button shows/hides additional options:

UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics / June 2023