From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Tue Apr 14 2009 - 07:25:54 CDT

On Tue, 2009-04-14 at 11:33 +0200, Narasimhan LOGANATHAN wrote:
> Dear all,

dear naresh,

> I am relatively new to VMD.
> I am trying to give different color to the same atom which are located at two
> different molecules and trying to differentiate the molecules using colors.
> Could you help me how can i do it...

you can use multiple representations with different selections,
and then assign colors individually, or experiment with different
coloring schemes and setting colors through "beta" or "charge".

if this doesn't tell you much, then please work through the
vmd tutorials hosted at the vmd web site and have a closer
look at the user's guide.


> thanks in Advance...
> Regards
> Naresh

Axel Kohlmeyer
   Center for Molecular Modeling   --   University of Pennsylvania
Department of Chemistry, 231 S.34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6323
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