[Chimera-users] dragging a displayed object
meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Wed Jul 15 09:01:55 PDT 2009
You can freeze/unfreeze just certain models so that only some of them
are movable with the mouse. In Chimera we call it "activation" or
"deactivation" for motion. This status can be toggled with the
checkboxes under the Command Line or the (A)ctive checkboxes in the
Model Panel. Both Command Line and Model Panel are in the Favorites
menu by default. Activation can also be adjusted with the select
If the models have atoms, you can fit the atoms using the "match"
command, or various other methods:
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 Jul 15, 2009, at 8:24 AM, justin oppenheim wrote:
> I am displaying two or more very similar objects, but they are
> shifted one with respect to another. How can I drag/move/align them
> on the display to correct for the relative shift?
> Many thanks,
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