molscript

Thomas J. Stout thomas_stout at metaxen.com
Tue Aug 12 17:37:19 EST 1997


Previn Dutt wrote:
> 
> hello all, I have a peculiar  problem with coloring atoms in molscript.
> If I use the following syntax:
> 
> set atomcolour atom * rgb 0.0 1.0 0.0;
> set planecolour rgb 0.0 1.0 0.0;
> ball-and-stick in from 1 to 55;
> 
> set atomcolour atom * rgb 0.0 0.0 1.0;
> set planecolour rgb 0.0 0.0 0.1;
> ball-and-stick in residue 47;
> 
> then the resulting picture is such that all the residues are green
> except for residue 47. In residue 47 some atoms are green and some are
> blue. I am trying to color all of residue 47 blue while still showing
> that it is bonded to residue 46. How can this be done?
> 
> I would appreciate if anyone can help me out with this problem.
> 
> my email address is: dutt at crystal.biochem.queensu.ca
>                   or 6ms7 at qlink.queensu.ca

You have an overlapping definition, i.e., residue 47 falls into
both coloring definitions (so it's getting colored twice).  
Just split the first range definition into two: 1-46 and 48-55 and
you'll be all set!

-Tom

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