[Chimera-users] Selecting one ID 0 when two ID 0s are present

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Thu Aug 8 15:27:52 PDT 2019

Hi Ryan,
I don’t understand the description of what you’re doing in the GUI.  I don’t think there is anything in the Volume Viewer GUI that selects a model.  There are One and All buttons that are only shown if you used Features… Planes, and they don’t have anything to do with selection.  If I choose “surface” display style and then click “All” nothing happens because that is only relevant to “solid” display style.  If you click “One” then it changes to “solid” display style, which creates another model with the same number.  Switching to “surface” again would get rid of the solid model.

When you are showing solid style

Switching to 

Elaine C. Meng, Ph.D.
UCSF Chimera(X) team
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of California, San Francisco

> On Aug 8, 2019, at 8:42 AM, Ryan Harlich <ryanharlich at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Chimera,
> I have a problem where there are two ID 0. One is the normal density map the other is a solid (or what seems to be a movie of the protein). I want to select the density map. In the GUI interface I would open volume viewer and select radio button surface for category Style. Then a little below select All instead of One. I was wondering how to do this with command line?
> What I am trying to do is get a chain of the pdb structure and zone the density map. However the files are really big so I am trying to do it via ssh on another computer so I will be doing it with the –nogui flag. So if I can do everything via command line that would be great.
> Best,
> Ryan Harlich

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