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Official Release PyMOL v1.8.2 has been released on April 20, 2016.
New Script dssr_block is a wrapper for DSSR (3dna) and creates block-shaped nucleic acid cartoons
New Plugin LiSiCA is a new plugin for 2D and 3D ligand based virtual screening using a fast maximum clique algorithm.
Official Release PyMOL v1.8.0 has been released on Nov 18, 2015.
PyMOL Open-Source Fellowship Schrödinger is now accepting applications for the PyMOL Open-Source Fellowship program! Details on http://pymol.org/fellowship
Official Release PyMOL, AxPyMOL, and JyMOL v1.7.6 have all been released on May 4, 2015.
New Plugin PyANM is a new plugin for easier Anisotropic Network Model (ANM) building and visualising in PyMOL.
New Plugin Bondpack is a collection of PyMOL plugins for easy visualization of atomic bonds.
New Plugin MOLE 2.0 is a new plugin for rapid analysis of biomacromolecular channels in PyMOL.
3D using Geforce PyMOL can now be visualized in 3D using Nvidia GeForce video cards (series 400+) with 120Hz monitors and Nvidia 3D Vision, this was previously only possible with Quadro video cards.
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Show

Show displays atom and bond representations for certain selections.

Details

The Show command, is one of the most often used commands in PyMOL. For example, you can show certain atoms as Lines or Sticks or Cartoons or any of the following representations:

USAGE

show
show reprentation [,object]
show reprentation [,(selection)]
show (selection)

PYMOL API

cmd.show( string representation="", string selection="" )

EXAMPLES

Example

# show the backbone using lines.
show lines,(name ca or name c or name n)

Example

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A Random PyMOL-generated Cover. See Covers.