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Official Release PyMOL v2.1 has been released on March 13, 2018.
Selection keywords New polymer.protein and polymer.nucleic selection keywords. Thanks everyone who participated in the poll!
Plugin Update MOLE 2.5 is an updated version of channel analysis software in PyMOL
New Script dssr_block is a wrapper for DSSR (3dna) and creates block-shaped nucleic acid cartoons
New Plugin LiSiCA is a new plugin for 2D and 3D ligand based virtual screening using a fast maximum clique algorithm.
New Plugin PyANM is a new plugin for easier Anisotropic Network Model (ANM) building and visualising in PyMOL.
New Plugin Bondpack is a collection of PyMOL plugins for easy visualization of atomic bonds.
New Plugin MOLE 2.0 is a new plugin for rapid analysis of biomacromolecular channels in PyMOL.
3D using Geforce PyMOL can now be visualized in 3D using Nvidia GeForce video cards (series 400+) with 120Hz monitors and Nvidia 3D Vision, this was previously only possible with Quadro video cards.
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order allows you to change ordering of names in the control panel


order names-list, sort, location


# sets the order of these three objects
order 1dn2 1fgh 1rnd

# sorts all names
order *,yes

# sorts all names beginning with 1dn2_
order 1dn2_*, yes

# puts 1frg at the top of the list
order 1frg, location=top


cmd.order(string names-list, string sort, string location)


  1. names-list: a space separated list of names
  2. sort: yes or no
  3. location: top, current, or bottom



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