[Chimera-users] saving color palette

William Jeffrey Triffo triffo at rice.edu
Mon Nov 26 10:52:12 PST 2007

I was coloring surfaces (picking with cntrl-left_click and then using 
accelerator 'co'), but I thought the dialog said 'Color Editor'.


Tom Goddard wrote:
> Hi Jeff,
>  Not sure whether you mean the color palette in the "Color Editor" 
> dialog or the "Surface Color" dialog.  The first one comes up when you 
> press any color button in Chimera and has a row of (initially black) 
> squares at the bottom that you can drag colors into.  It's values are 
> saved in your Chimera preferences files, ~/.chimera/preferences.  The 
> Surface Color dialog only saves the colors in sessions when the color 
> map is being used to color some surface.  Neither of these have the 
> option to save or load colors from a separate file, though I agree 
> that would be useful.
>    Tom

Jeff Triffo
Auer Group, Donner Lab, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Raphael Group, Bioengineering Department, Rice University
Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP), Baylor College of Medicine
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