[Chimera-users] independent movement

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Mar 9 10:11:09 PST 2007

Hi Michel,
I forgot to mention that this page lists commands useful for  
scripting motions, and links to some example movie command scripts:


Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                          meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
UCSF Computer Graphics Lab and Babbitt Lab
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

On Mar 8, 2007, at 10:51 PM, michel dedeo wrote:

> I would like to use Chimera to make a movie in which multiple models
> or chains move in different directions simultaneously.  The movie
> illustrating myosin thick filament analysis
> (http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/animations/movies/myomovie.mov) is a
> good example.  I am not sure if this post
> (http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/pipermail/chimera-users/2006-June/ 
> 000843.html)
> on interpolated model motion is relevant, or if the 'movemodel'
> command imagined there actually exists in some patch that I do not
> have.
> If that proves too difficult (I have little programming experience) I
> would like to be able to hold one model or chain stationary while
> moving another.  I can do this by using the model panel to make one
> model inactive while entering a movement command to move the active
> models, but I have not found a way to do this through the command
> line.   Is there a command to activate/inactivate models, or another
> way to move some models/chains and not others?
> Thank you for your help.
> Michel Dedeo
> Francis Lab
> Department of Chemistry
> UC Berkeley
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