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===DESCRIPTION===
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'''set_key''' binds a specific python function to a key press.
 
'''set_key''' binds a specific python function to a key press.
  

Revision as of 13:48, 17 November 2009

set_key binds a specific python function to a key press.

PYMOL API (ONLY)

cmd.set_key( string key, function fn, tuple arg=(), dict kw={})

PYTHON EXAMPLE

from pymol import cmd

def color_blue(object): cmd.color("blue",object)

cmd.set_key( 'F1' , make_it_blue, ( "object1" ) )
// would turn object1 blue when the F1 key is pressed and
 
cmd.set_key( 'F2' , make_it_blue, ( "object2" ) )
// would turn object2 blue when the F2 key is pressed.
 
cmd.set_key( 'CTRL-C' , cmd.zoom )   
cmd.set_key( 'ALT-A' , cmd.turn, ('x',90) )

KEYS WHICH CAN BE REDEFINED

F1 to F12
left, right, pgup, pgdn, home, insert
CTRL-A to CTRL-Z 
ALT-0 to ALT-9, ALT-A to ALT-Z

SEE ALSO

Button