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= Overview =

This script will create a CGO circle with the origin at the specified X,Y,Z coordinates. Also, you can specify the radius and the colors. See the examples.

If you want to draw a circle around an object or selection, use circleSelection. If you want pure flexibility over your circle then use cgoCircle.

There are two functions here:


— creates a CGO circle at some user-specified location


—creates a circle around the named object or selection.


<source lang="python"> import math import pymol from pymol.cgo import * import random

def cgoCircle(x, y, z, r=8.0, cr=1.0, cg=0.4, cb=0.8, w=2.0):

 Create a CGO circle
       x, y, z
         X, Y  ..→
A Random PyMOL-generated Cover. See Covers.