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From: John Stone (johns_at_ks.uiuc.edu)
Date: Wed Nov 12 2014 - 10:35:55 CST
You could either use the Tube or Trace representations in VMD for
sure. I don't think Ribbon or NewRibbon would work with
only CA atoms, because they compute ribbon orientation.
On Wed, Nov 12, 2014 at 02:00:27PM +0000, Knapp Bernhard wrote:
> Is there an easy way in VMD to get a cartoon representation of a
> molecule with CA atoms only?
> Like you would do it in pymol
> (http://www.pymolwiki.org/index.php/Cartoon, section "CA (Alpha Carbon)
> set cartoon_trace,1
> show cartoon
> I haven't found such a command for VMD yet. Can anyone help with that?
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