[Chimera-users] Saving Render by Attribute Values

Kevin Wu kevinwuhoo at gmail.com
Mon May 18 12:18:43 PDT 2009

Hi Thomas,

The colors do correctly restore, but if the render by attribute window  
is opened again, the data about the color doesn't seem to be saved. I  
cannot modify the colors or values.


On May 18, 2009, at 11:53, Thomas Goddard <goddard at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> Hi Kevin,
>  I tried coloring PDB 1a0m surface (Actions / Surface / show) by  
> bfactor, saving a session, restarting, opening session, and the  
> colors were correctly restored in Chimera versions 1.3 and 1.4  
> (daily build). Maybe you are using an older Chimera?  Chimera menu  
> Help / About UCSF Chimera will tell you the version.  Another  
> possibility is that you are display some other kind of surface (e.g.  
> a density map isosurface) where the coloring is not recorded in the  
> session.
>    Tom
> Kevin Wu wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm having trouble saving some data to the session. I've rendered a  
>> figure using the "render/select by attribute" by either the  
>> occupancy or beta field in a pdb file. However, when I save session  
>> and restore it, the colors that I've chosen seem to be erased, and  
>> need to be reset again. Is there a way to save this data?
>> Thanks in advance!
>> Kevin Wu
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