[chimera-dev] Feature request

Elaine Meng meng at cgl.ucsf.edu
Fri Aug 1 12:11:56 PDT 2014

A few caveats of the Povray approach:
In my tests (current daily build), it always makes cylinders with the same aspect ratio regardless of whether I am showing the lines as dotted or dashed in Chimera.  Also, it is hard to tell they are cylinders unless you make the linewidth fairly large.


On Aug 1, 2014, at 11:28 AM, Eric Pettersen <pett at cgl.ucsf.edu> wrote:

> Hi Xavier,
> 	In addition to Elaine's neon suggestion, if when you save an image you change the rendering from "Chimera" to "POV-Ray" then any dashed or dotted lines will be converted into equivalent cylinders and spheres in the POV-Ray image.  I've attached an image that shows how a distance looks.
> --Eric

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