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Type Python Script
Author(s) Sean M. Law
License -
This code has been put under version control in the project Pymol-script-repo


Often times one may color their structure based upon some predefined color spectrum. However, this alone is not helpful when dealing with publication images. The purpose of this script is to allow the user to draw their own custom spectrum bar to accompany their structural images.

Further work will be done to improve the functionality of this script. Please feel free to contact the author for function requests.


load the script using the run command

spectrumbar (RGB_Colors,radius=1.0,name=spectrumbar,head=(0.0,0.0,0.0),tail=(10.0,0.0,0.0),length=10.0, ends=square)

Please see the script comments for further custom options. Once the script completes, it will generate a new object called "spectrumbar" (which can be changed through the options) which is a cylinder colored according to the user-specified colors.

Note: It is strongly ..→

A Random PyMOL-generated Cover. See Covers.