[Chimera-users] changing appearance of dashed lines
meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Jan 15 13:12:31 PST 2016
You’re welcome! I didn’t realize (or forgot if you told me) that you were working on figures for a book… always a big project! Yes, we would be interested in seeing the results.
On Jan 15, 2016, at 12:37 PM, A G Szabo <agszabo at bell.net> wrote:
> Once again you have been very helpful. Thank you very much. It worked.
> I`ll Have to remember to send you a copy of the book when it is completed.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Elaine Meng [mailto:meng at cgl.ucsf.edu]
> Sent: January-15-16 2:07 PM
> To: A G Szabo
> Cc: chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu
> Subject: changing appearance of dashed lines
> Hi Arthur,
> Those dashed lines are "pseudobonds" (like H-bond and distance-measuring
> lines). You can Ctrl-click to select one and then click the green
> magnifying glass icon near the bottom right of the Chimera window to show
> the Selection Inspector.
> In the Selection Inspector, you can Inspect "Pseudobond" and change its
> color by:
> (1) turning "halfbond mode" to "off", AND
> (2) clicking on the square color-well and using the resulting Color Editor
> dialog to choose a color. The color will not be visible in the display
> unless you turn halfbond mode off.
> To change line thickness, Inspect "Pseudobond group" (click on the
> "Pseudobond" and you can see it is a menu where you can change to
> "Pseudobond group" instead) and then change the "line width" value.
> Or, you could do all these things with the "setattr" command
> .of which there are a few examples in these previous posts:
> I hope this helps,
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab Department of
> Pharmaceutical Chemistry University of California, San Francisco
> On Jan 14, 2016, at 6:27 PM, A G Szabo <agszabo at bell.net> wrote:
>> Thank you for your prompt reply.
>> I should probably ask another question going through the generic
>> question email. But
>> In the structure I am working with there is a 25 amino acid segment that
> is flexible and not represented in the crystal structure. In the Chimera
> structure it is represented by a series of dashed lines. How can I increase
> the thickness of those branched lines and even change their color from the
> rest of the protein.
>> Thank you
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