[Chimera-users] Solvent Accessible Surface Area

Thiruvarangan Ramaraj thiruvaranganr at yahoo.com
Thu Oct 1 14:08:36 PDT 2009

Hi Elaine,

Thanks for your reply. I figured out how to save it using the GUI, but I was wondering if there is a command line option to accomplish this. Sorry I should have made my question clear.

Thank You.


--- On Thu, 10/1/09, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

From: Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu>
Subject: Re: [Chimera-users] Solvent Accessible Surface Area
To: "Thiruvarangan Ramaraj" <thiruvaranganr at yahoo.com>
Cc: "chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu BB" <chimera-users at cgl.ucsf.edu>
Date: Thursday, October 1, 2009, 2:57 PM

Hi Thiru,
You can save attribute values to a file from the Render by Attribute tool. Start that tool (under Tools... Depiction, for example), then choose "File.. Save Attributes" from its menu.  In the resulting dialog, you can specify which attribute you want to save.

General information on attributes:

Saving attributes:

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 Oct 1, 2009, at 1:39 PM, Thiruvarangan Ramaraj wrote:

> Hi Elaine,
> Thanks For your help.
> Just another question, Where are the values for attributes areaSAS and areaSES stored, is there a way to extract these values for the residues and write it to a file.
> Thank You
> -Thiru

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