[Chimera-users] on the section command

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Mar 30 08:41:10 PDT 2015

Another tip:
I would also save a position (see "savepos" command) right before you start sectioning.  Then you can easily return to that point over and over, with "reset" to the saved position.  I often use this general process when I'm developing a command script for movie content.


On Mar 30, 2015, at 8:25 AM, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> Dear Smith,
> I would recommend using "section" yourself manually in the command line with small distance values.
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/section.html>
> In other words, you could run a script that has all the commands before that point.  Then, in the command line keep entering "section" with short distance values.
> Although there is a "pause" command that you can put into a script to easily escape or resume execution, it cannot be in the middle of some other command, only before or after it.
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/midas/pause.html>
> Movie-related commands:
> <http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/movies.html#moviecommands>
> 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 Mar 29, 2015, at 8:44 PM, "Smith Liu" <smith_liu123 at 163.com> wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> Wil you please tell me how can I stop or pause the movie playing as a specific point which I want to watch carefully when the section command is in the execution?
>> Smith

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