[Chimera-users] Volume Viewer Mesh

Terry Lang terry at lego.berkeley.edu
Thu Apr 19 17:39:57 PDT 2012

Awesome!  Thanks guys!  The step size thing worked great :O)


On 4/19/2012 5:06 PM, Tom Goddard wrote:
> Oh, Elaine probably understood your question better.  If you want 
> bigger holes in your mesh then you can just increase the step size of 
> the volume dialog to 2 to show every other data plane.  That is easier 
> than binning.
>     Tom
>> Hi Terry!
>> You can make a coarser data set: "bin" the data using Volume Filter 
>> (open from Volume Viewer's Tools menu, or main Tools menu under 
>> Volume Data).  There is a command "vop bin" to do the same thing.
>> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/volumeviewer/gaussian.html> 
>> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/vop.html#bin>
>> I hope this helps,
>> Elaine
>> ----------
>> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
>> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
>> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
>> University of California, San Francisco
>> On Apr 19, 2012, at 4:56 PM, Terry Lang wrote:
>>> Hey Guys,
>>>         I am using the Volume Viewer to look at some electron 
>>> density for a figure.  I'd like to use the mesh option but when I 
>>> generate the figure, the mesh is too fine, even at the starting 
>>> default values.  Is there a way to make the mesh coarser?
>>> Thanks,
>>> Terry
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Paula Therese Lang
Postdoctoral Scholar
Alber Lab
UC Berkeley/QB3

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