[Chimera-users] distance between 2 residues

Dedan Githae githae at rostlab.org
Mon Jul 11 09:23:52 PDT 2011

Hi Elaine;

Thanks, it worked :)


On Jul 8, 2011, at 7:41 PM, Elaine Meng wrote:

> Hi Dedan,
> There are many different ways to specify two atoms and measure the distance between them.  
> The GUI way is to Ctrl-click to select one atom, Shift-Ctrl-doubleclick to both select the second atom and get a popup menu that includes the choice to "Show Distance."  There's also a Distances tool and the command "distance."
> Three ways to measure a distance are given here:
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/structuremeas/structuremeas.html#distances>
> It is also done in tutorials, for example here:
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/tutorials/squalene.html#dists>
> In general, you can use menu "Help... Search Documentation" to find subjects of interest.  I hope this helps,
> Elaine
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> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.                       
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco
> On Jul 8, 2011, at 6:12 AM, Dedan Githae wrote:
>> how is the problem solved in chimera? i want to measure distance between 2 residues

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