[Chimera-users] Transparent single atoms when rendering stereoimages

Tom Goddard goddard at sonic.net
Mon Mar 18 10:42:09 PDT 2013

Hi Rebecca,

This is almost certainly a graphics driver bug, and the best chance at 
fixing it is to update the graphics driver on your system.  It also 
helps us if you report a bug as Elaine suggested because then we know 
which graphics driver has the problem and can advise others.


> Hi Rebecca,
> To report bugs, please use the Chimera menu: Help... Report a Bug.  Please attach any files (e.g. session) and describe the steps needed to reproduce the bug, and include your email address if you wish to get feedback.
> Thanks,
> 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 Mar 16, 2013, at 6:53 PM, Rebecca Swett wrote:
>> Hi, i'm rendering some peptides structures that have single magnesium and manganese atoms in frame, and when I save the images as a stereopair, the atoms
>> render as transparent, with protein ribbon showing through. I've tried several different colors on this, I think it's just a bug. The tips of sidechains also are transparent where the atoms are showing. I"m using the windows 64 bit build, in 1.7, downloaded today.
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