[Chimera-users] drawing circles

Eric Pettersen pett at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Sep 24 10:22:25 PDT 2012

As you define the disks, you can make the inner one thicker, which will guarantee that it's color will show through and not be "mixed" with the outer one's color.


                        Eric Pettersen
                        UCSF Computer Graphics Lab

On Sep 24, 2012, at 9:17 AM, Bala subramanian wrote:

> Friends,
> I want to draw concentric circles of increasing sizes around the
> protein. To achieve this, i used the 'define plane' option to draw
> disk choosing I three reference atoms and drew the disks of increasing
> sizes and choose two different color for the inner and outer disk.
> Since the reference atoms are the same. If i change the color of the
> bigger disk, i get a weird appearance of the inner disk. I dnt know
> how to resolve this problem.
> I would like to know if i can do something like making the disk
> transparent/removing the fill color of the disk.
> thanks,
> Bala

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