[Chimera-users] show CA as sphere and ribbon

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Sun Dec 7 15:50:20 PST 2008

Hi Luyuan,
That way works, but another way that does not require an extra copy of  
the structure is to use the command "ribbackbone" - it allows both  
ribbon and backbone atoms to be shown at the same time:

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 Dec 7, 2008, at 1:42 PM, lvyuan zhang wrote:
>       I want show one of the CAs in a single protein chain as a  
> sphere. But it looks like that I have to hide the ribbon to let the  
> sphere show. Is there anyway that I can show the CA as sphere and  
> also allow the ribbon to remain? I looked at the gallery and I  
> didn't find anything that can help me, so here I am to ask for help  
> from you again. Thanks first!

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