From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Sun Jan 25 2009 - 13:18:10 CST

On Sun, 25 Jan 2009, Thomas Evangelidis wrote:

TE> Dear VMD users,

dear thomas,

TE> is there any way to set the color parameters differently for different
TE> molecules. For example I want to color the carbon atoms green in one
TE> molecule and yellow in another. Can I do that in VMD?

no. the color table is global. however you could for example
color different molecules with different color schemes (Name,
Type, Element) and thus adjust those schemes the way you like.

TE> Moreover I 'm wondering if there is any way to display H-bond between
TE> molecules from different files, or in general to make an atomselection with
TE> atoms from different files?

no. ... or to be more correct, not until you program it.


TE> thanks in advance,
TE> Thomas

Axel Kohlmeyer
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