The mappend command must come after the movie command.  (Its slightly embarassing to admit this took a while to figure out!)

"Warren L. DeLano" wrote:

Mike,

mappend 50:color yellow,ligand

You'll want to restore the color at the beginning of the movie.

Cheers,
Warren

On Mon, 24 Feb 2003, Michael Ford wrote:

>
> I want to change the display of my molecule during a movie.
>
> For instance, I might want to turn a ligand yellow at frame 50 of a 100 frame
> movie.
>
> How would I go about this?  mvSet - can this be used for other pymol commands?
>
> I can use the mvRot and mvSinrot commands fine, but I want to do other
> things....
>
> Mike Ford
>
>