Get names of type

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get_names_of_type returns a list of object and/or selection names.

PYMOL API

cmd.get_names_of_type(string type)

NOTES

The object types are strings such as

  • object:molecule
  • object:map
  • object:mesh
  • object:slice
  • object:surface
  • object:measurement
  • object:cgo
  • object:group
  • object:volume
  • selection

EXAMPLES

Truncate names of all molecules

# Get names for all molecules.
for x in cmd.get_names_of_type("object:molecule"): cmd.set_name(x,x[:5])

SEE ALSO

get_names, get_type, count_atoms, count_states