[Chimera-users] Models views

James Starlight jmsstarlight at gmail.com
Wed Sep 3 05:16:28 PDT 2014

Thanks you very much!!



2014-09-02 22:16 GMT+04:00 Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu>:

> Dear James (Gleb?),
> You can tile models (2 or more) to lay them out in the plane of the
> screen.  I would recommend saving the superimposed position first, however,
> since you will probably need it later.  For example, if you have the models
> superimposed, commands something like:
> savepos pos1
> tile
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/savepos.html>
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/tile.html>
> By default, tiling also sets the models to rotate independently around
> invidual centers instead of a single global center of rotation. If you
> didn't like the spacing or wanted to try some of the other tiling options
> you could reset to the superimposed position and then try again, e.g.
> reset pos1
> tile # spacing 0.8
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/reset.html>
> Although there is a ~tile (un-tile) command, it untransforms everything,
> so if you had done prior separate transformations (like superimposing one
> protein on another), it would mess that up.  That's why using savepos/reset
> is generally better.  Both ~tile and the savepos/reset approach will
> restore the rotation-center behavior.
> 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 Sep 2, 2014, at 7:53 AM, James Starlight <jmsstarlight at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Dear Chimera users!
> > I'd like to find possible option in Chimera for splitting 2 alligned
> models into 2 adjacent (e.g on left and right parts of the screen) object
> view (like what in Pymol 'Grid objects' is actually do). I didn't find this
> in the tutorials and will be very thankful if someone suggest me with this
> together with the list of some other commands usefull for the analysis of
> the aligned structures.
> > Kind regards,
> > Gleb
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