[Chimera-users] save manipulated electron density maps in spider

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Feb 25 09:43:42 PST 2008

Dear Jan-Christian,
You can save BRIX format from recent versions of Chimera, with  
"File... Save map as" in the Volume Viewer menu or with the "volume"  

Probably you just need to get a newer version!  This ability was  
added after the Nov 2007 release.  Try getting the snapshot from this  

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 Feb 25, 2008, at 6:52 AM, Jan-Christian Schuette wrote:

> Dear Chimera Developers,
> I quite often have to manipulate electron density maps in the spider
> format. When using chimeras volume eraser function, it doesn't  
> allow me
> to save the new map back to spider or another easy-to-convert file
> format (such as brix or ccp4).
> I would be great if you could add such a feature in the next  
> version of
> the software.
> Best regards,
> Jan-Christian Schuette
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