[Chimera-users] pdb coordinates and their fonts in article

Vasantha Kumar vin.vasanth at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 17:34:38 PDT 2016

Dear Elaine

Thank you so much for your kind email and information.
I will go with the Courier fonts.

Have a good weekend!!!
thank you...

On Sat, Jun 11, 2016 at 1:22 AM, Elaine Meng <meng at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> Dear Vince,
> For Chimera (or any other molecular modeling program) to open a PDB file,
> it should be kept as a PDB file, which is plain text.
> <
> http://www.rbvi.ucsf.edu/chimera/docs/UsersGuide/tutorials/framepdbintro.html
> >
> The font used to display the text is a completely separate issue.  It is
> not a Chimera question.  To display any text with constant spacing, you
> just have to use a fixed-width font such as Courier.
> <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monospaced_font>
> 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 Jun 10, 2016, at 1:36 PM, Vasantha Kumar <vin.vasanth at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear Chimera users
> >
> > I have a trivial question related to pdb coordinates in text format.
> >
> > For a small molecule I would like to report pdb coordinates (12 column)
> in an article. Regular .text (to pdf and illustrator ) file fonts are
> horrible, Is there is way to keep same space between columns and change the
> fonts size and style that respects pdb format. Therefore I want know is
> there any additional option in chimera to export coordinates? in a nice way
> so that if someone copy these coordinates from the article they should be
> open in chimera with out further editing.
> >
> > Have a good weekend!!
> >
> > thanks in advance..
> > Vince
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