From: Axel Kohlmeyer (
Date: Thu Dec 09 2010 - 02:46:16 CST

On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 1:15 PM, Joseph Bylund <> wrote:
> I would like to generate a representation which shows the protein surface
> within a cutoff distance of a feature of interest (residue/ligand).  When I
> change the selected atoms to "within 10 of resid 100" or whatnot, it
> generates a surface based on the atoms inside this selection rather than
> "cropping" the surface to this distance.  Is there a way to crop the surface
> rather than generate a different surface based on the selection?

you can try cutting parts of the surface away with clipping planes.


> -Joe

Dr. Axel Kohlmeyer
Institute for Computational Molecular Science
Temple University, Philadelphia PA, USA.