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===DESCRIPTION===
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'''center''' translates the window, the clipping slab, and the origin to a point centered within the atom selection.
  "center" translates the window, the clipping slab, and the
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  origin to a point centered within the atom selection.
 
 
 
===PYMOL API===
 
===PYMOL API===
 
<source lang="python">
 
<source lang="python">
  cmd.center( string selection, int state = 0, int origin = 1 )
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cmd.center( string selection, int state = 0, int origin = 1 )
 
</source>
 
</source>
 
 
===NOTES===
 
===NOTES===
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* state = 0 (default) use all coordinate states
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* state = -1 use only coordinates for the current state
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* state > 0  use coordinates for a specific state
 
   
 
   
  state = 0 (default) use all coordinate states
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* origin = 1 (default) move the origin
  state = -1 use only coordinates for the current state
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* origin = 0 leave the origin unchanged
  state > 0 use coordinates for a specific state
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== User Example ==
  origin = 1 (default) move the origin
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* Center around any given point
  origin = 0 leave the origin unchanged
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<source lang="python">
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# define the point as x=1.0, y=2.0, z=3.0; replace [1.0, 2.0, 3.0] with your coordinate.
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origin position=[1.0,2.0,3.0]
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# center on it
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center origin
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</source>
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===SEE ALSO===
 
===SEE ALSO===
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[[Origin]], [[Orient]], [[Zoom]]  
  [[CmdScript.origin|origin]], [[CmdScript.orient|orient]], [[CmdScript.zoom|zoom]]
 
  [[Cmd.origin]], [[Cmd.orient]], [[Cmd.zoom]]
 
  
[[Category:Cmd|Cmd]]
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[[Category:Commands|Center]]
[[Category:API|API]]
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[[Category:States|Center]]

Latest revision as of 13:27, 17 November 2009

center translates the window, the clipping slab, and the origin to a point centered within the atom selection.

PYMOL API

cmd.center( string selection, int state = 0, int origin = 1 )

NOTES

  • state = 0 (default) use all coordinate states
  • state = -1 use only coordinates for the current state
  • state > 0 use coordinates for a specific state
  • origin = 1 (default) move the origin
  • origin = 0 leave the origin unchanged

User Example

  • Center around any given point
# define the point as x=1.0, y=2.0, z=3.0; replace [1.0, 2.0, 3.0] with your coordinate.
origin position=[1.0,2.0,3.0]
# center on it
center origin

SEE ALSO

Origin, Orient, Zoom