[chimera-dev] read file by python script and color pdb file with script

Sanjeev Sariya s.sariya_work at ymail.com
Thu Apr 24 17:45:34 PDT 2014

Oops. my bad, corrected the script.

Thank you very much for attention and prompt reply to query.


On Tuesday, April 22, 2014 2:04 PM, Eric Pettersen <pett at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:
Hi Sariya,
Your "check" file contains this (one) line:

67 23

which means that the residue range you generate is ":67-23" which contains nothing.  You want "check" to contain "23 67" so that your residue range becomes ":23-67".


                        Eric Pettersen
                        UCSF Computer Graphics Lab

On Apr 21, 2014, at 8:33 PM, Sanjeev Sariya <s.sariya_work at ymail.com> wrote:

>I am having 2 coordinates in check file. I want to take/read them and paint my pdb file loaded in chimera.
>I have chimera in my ~/bin/
>System specs: ubuntu 64 bit, 13.10, 4gb ram
>Below is the command I have used for script-chimera communication
>$ chimera64-1.8.1 --script "y.py check" -- Q6UXT6.pdb
>I am storing values in listu and want to use them for coloring my file loaded.
>    rc("color blue :"+listu[0]+"-"+listu[1])
>This works well, if hard coded
 ("color red :55-86")
>I do not get any error. The particular protein length is not colored.
>attached 3 files.
>Kindly suggest, how do I proceed.
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