[Chimera-users] Selecting equivalent surfaces

Ankush Aggarwal ankushaggarwal at ucla.edu
Wed Feb 1 11:44:14 PST 2012

Hi Tom,

Thanks a lot for your help. In Multiscale Models dialog, selecting one
protein and then clicking copies works for me (I wanted to select 60 copies
of a one protein rather than all the 180 proteins). I really appreciate
your help.


On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 11:28 AM, Tom Goddard <goddard at sonic.net> wrote:

>  Hi Ankush.
>   There are many ways to easily select all 60 subunits of a virus.  1)
> Drag a box around the whole model with the ctrl key held (ie. drag select),
> or 2) select one subunit the press the up-arrow key on the keyboard, or 3)
> press the select All button in the Multiscale Models dialog, or 4) select
> one subunit and press the select "Up" button in the Multiscale Models
> dialog, or 5) use the typed command "select #1" (use Favorites / Command
> Line to type in commands, and Favorites / Model Panel to see model numbers).
>   To move all commands back to their original positions use the "reset"
> command.
>     Tom
> Hi,
>  I am opening up a viperDB file of a T=3 virus in Chimera. I want to
> select the 60 equivalent copies of a protein, so that I can change their
> color together. I am able to select selecting each of them separately. Is
> there a smarter way to do it?
>  Also, after I rotate the view, is there a command to reset it to the
> default. Right now, I am "undoing" the move, but it can be a pain if I have
> moved the model a few times.
>  Thanks,
> Ankush.
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