[Chimera-users] Surface/Cap colouring

Healey, Joe J.R.J.Healey at warwick.ac.uk
Fri Feb 9 04:39:54 PST 2018

Hi chimera team,

Is there an easy way to control the transparency of a surface and its clipping cap separately?

I managed to do this in one session where the caps are solid, but the rest of the surface is transparent (e.g. see this link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1-WQtUdYWbITetPl2RgRtU96eXKUj3_v5/view?usp=sharing )



However in a different session I'm struggling to figure out how I achieved this. If I alter the surface colour in the Inspect dialog, it sets the surface and cap transparency to be the same. If I change the suface cap colour in the Effects > Side View dialogue, it gives the desired differential transparency, but colours ALL the surface endcaps identically which isn't what I want.

Help me unpick what I did!

Many thanks

Joe Healey

M.Sc. B.Sc. (Hons) MSRB
PhD Student
MOAC CDT, Senate House
University of Warwick
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