Cartoon Helix Settings

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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

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