[Chimera-users] select chain and elements simultaneously

Boris Steipe boris.steipe at utoronto.ca
Mon Dec 1 17:25:35 PST 2014

I think ...

  select :*.A at C@C?@C??

... will do that. This is:
 : - for all models
 *.A - for all residues in chain A
 @C  - select C
 @C? - also select C plus one wildcard (CB, CG ...
 @C?? - also select C plus two wildcards (CG1, CD2 ...) 

cf. https://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/frameatom_spec.html


On Dec 1, 2014, at 6:25 PM, Jacob Lewis <jacoblewis90 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all, 
> I am new to chimera is it possible to select chain and element for a structure? for instance select chain A and element carbons so they can be coloured red for example? 
> thanks in advance. 
> Jacob  
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