From: Eric H. Lee (
Date: Wed Jun 10 2009 - 09:23:55 CDT

Under the "Materials" menu, you can adjust the transparency of the
object (opacity slider tab) and even create/save custom materials.

Eric H. Lee
Medical Scholars Program
Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group, UIUC

On Jun 10, 2009, at 9:13 AM, Bjoern Olausson wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I was playing around with the latest beta 1.8.7beta5 and was amazed by
> "Ambient Occlusion Rendering"!
> There is only one thing I am missing:
> Control over the level of transparency of the materials within the VMD
> "Graphical representations" menu.
> Can we expect such a feature in the final release?
> Thanks a lot and keep up the great work!
> Kind regards
> Bjoern