[Chimera-users] capping surface with a VRML model

Greg Couch gregc at cgl.ucsf.edu
Tue Nov 17 10:25:15 PST 2009

VRML does not support clipping planes, you need to upgrade to X3D for 
that.  Chimera does export X3D, but does not (yet) import it.  So you 
could view your clipped surfaces in a X3D/VRML viewer like Octaga.

 	- Greg

On Tue, 17 Nov 2009, Damien Larivière wrote:

> Dear all,
> It is possible in Chimera to cap the clipped surface of an isosurface made 
> with the Multiscale Model tool.
> However, if the isosurface is exported in VRML and then reopened in Chimera, 
> it is no more possible to cap the clipped surface. This function (surface 
> capping) is very interesting in particular when the scene is crowded by many 
> proteins. Is it a way to cap VRML model?
> Many thanks for your help!
> Damien

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