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  set cartoon_fancy_helices, 0
 
  set cartoon_fancy_helices, 0
 
  set cartoon_cylindrical_helices, 0
 
  set cartoon_cylindrical_helices, 0
 
To change the size of the cartoon helices when not in the fancy helix mode
 
set cartoon_oval_radius , 0.8
 
and
 
set cartoon_oval_width , 0.2
 
  
 
==Result==
 
==Result==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
image:Fancy.JPG|Fancy helix|center
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image:Fancy.JPG|Fancy helix
 
image:Cylindre.JPG|Cylindrical helix
 
image:Cylindre.JPG|Cylindrical helix
 
image:default.JPG|Default representation
 
image:default.JPG|Default representation
image:Cartoon_oval_length.png|Cartoon Helix dimensions
 
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
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==Change size of default cartoon helix==
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To change the size of the cartoon helices when not in the fancy helix mode you change the dimensions of the oval that represents the cross section of the default cartoon representation.
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[[Image:Cartoon_oval_length.png]]
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<source lang="python">
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set cartoon_oval_length , 0.8 # default is 1.20
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</source>
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and
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<source lang="python">
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set cartoon_oval_width , 0.2  # default is 0.25
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</source>
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==See also==
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[[Cartoon_oval_width]], [[Cartoon_oval_length]], [[Cartoon_oval_quality]], [[Cartoon_helix_radius]], [[Cartoon_dumbbell_radius]], [[Cartoon_dumbbell_length]], [[Cartoon_dumbbell_width]], [[Cartoon_sampling]].
  
 
[[Category:Settings|Cartoon helix settings]]
 
[[Category:Settings|Cartoon helix settings]]

Latest revision as of 09:46, 19 October 2015

Overview

This setting sets the style in which cartoon helices are rendered. The default is a helix with an ellipsoid cross section. Fancy mode helices are ribbons with tubular edges à la MolScript. Cylindicial mode renders helices as solid cylinders.

Syntax

To turn on Fancy Helices:

set cartoon_fancy_helices, 1

To turn on Cylindrical Helices:

set cartoon_cylindrical_helices, 1

To return to default helices:

set cartoon_fancy_helices, 0
set cartoon_cylindrical_helices, 0

Result

Change size of default cartoon helix

To change the size of the cartoon helices when not in the fancy helix mode you change the dimensions of the oval that represents the cross section of the default cartoon representation.

Cartoon oval length.png

set cartoon_oval_length , 0.8 # default is 1.20

and

set cartoon_oval_width , 0.2  # default is 0.25

See also

Cartoon_oval_width, Cartoon_oval_length, Cartoon_oval_quality, Cartoon_helix_radius, Cartoon_dumbbell_radius, Cartoon_dumbbell_length, Cartoon_dumbbell_width, Cartoon_sampling.