[Chimera-users] Silhouette color change

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Sep 27 09:14:46 PDT 2012

Hi Vamsee,
Command "help set" will show you the "set" manual page -- the option is "set silhouetteColor" e.g.

set silhouetteColor hot pink
set silhouetteColor 0,.8,.7

However, there is only one silhouette color for everything: you can't use a different color for different models or representations.  You might be able to fake having two different colors by using the selection outline.  You can change the selection outline color in the Preferences (under Favorites in menu), category: Background.
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 Sep 26, 2012, at 11:44 PM, vamsee wrote:

> Hi Elaine,
> I need to change the silhouette color of individual models and if possible for individual representations (ribbon, surface or atoms). Is there a command line option that I could use? (maybe set?)
> Thanks in advance
> Vamsee

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