[Chimera-users] Volume Viewer Mesh

Tom Goddard goddard at sonic.net
Thu Apr 19 17:06:14 PDT 2012

Oh, Elaine probably understood your question better.  If you want bigger 
holes in your mesh then you can just increase the step size of the 
volume dialog to 2 to show every other data plane.  That is easier than 


> Hi Terry!
> You can make a coarser data set: "bin" the data using Volume Filter (open from Volume Viewer's Tools menu, or main Tools menu under Volume Data).  There is a command "vop bin" to do the same thing.
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/ContributedSoftware/volumeviewer/gaussian.html>
> <http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/vop.html#bin>
> I hope this helps,
> Elaine
> ----------
> Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
> UCSF Computer Graphics Lab (Chimera team) and Babbitt Lab
> Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
> University of California, San Francisco
> On Apr 19, 2012, at 4:56 PM, Terry Lang wrote:
>> Hey Guys,
>>         I am using the Volume Viewer to look at some electron density for a figure.  I'd like to use the mesh option but when I generate the figure, the mesh is too fine, even at the starting default values.  Is there a way to make the mesh coarser?
>> Thanks,
>> Terry
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