Sets the color that PyMol uses to draws/renders labels. This can be set for all objects/selections or for one in particular.
# set object's color to colorName set label_color, colorName, object # example showing two different objects # each with their own coloring. pseudoatom foo label foo, "foo" pseudoatom another label another, "Another label" set label_color, green, foo set label_color, lightpink, another translate [0, -10, 0], object=another set label_size, -2 zoom foo or another, 10
If the coloring of the labels is not exactly the same as you'd expect (say black turns out grey, or red turns out pink), then try the following settings:
unset depth_cue unset ray_label_specular