[Chimera-users] Moving selected atoms

Thomas Goddard goddard at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Dec 8 11:16:55 PST 2005

  I improved the mouse mode for moving selected atoms so if no atoms are selected
it moves everything like the normal rotation and translation mouse modes -- all
active models are moved.  The new code is


For installation instructions see my previous chimera-users message.


  The new behaviour makes it easy to move some atoms, then rotate the view,
then move the atoms again.  After moving the atoms you can clear the selection
using ctrl-click on the background of the graphics window, then rotate everything
to the new view point, then press the left arrow key (undo selection) to revert
to the previous selection, and continue moving the atoms.


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