[Chimera-users] euler angle

Jingchuan Sun jingchuan at gmail.com
Fri Apr 19 14:16:45 PDT 2013

Hi Elaine,
Could I obtain euler angles after I rotate a single map to some special
orientation or save it as a MRC file (not in the situation of fitting one
map to another)?

On Fri, Apr 19, 2013 at 4:14 PM, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> Hi Jim,
> Simply saving a map to a file after fitting will not save its new
> orientation, because the map file formats  do not include
> rotation/translation information. However, you can create a new map on the
> grid of another map by resampling.  For details, please see this section on
> "saving after fitting":
> <
> http://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/savemodel.html#afterfitting
> >
> There is a "Transform Coordinates" tool (in menu under Tools... Movement)
> with which you can apply Euler angles if you already knew them, but the
> information above is probably more relevant to your situation.
> 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, 2013, at 12:21 PM, Jingchuan Sun wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> > After I rotate a volume to a specific orientation, and "save map as" in
> "volume viewer", the saved volume are still in the original orientation.
> Could I save it in the new orientation.
> >
> > If I could display the current euler angles, I can rotate it in other
> software. But how could I display euler angle after rotation?
> > Thanks!
> > Jim
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