Thanx Warren, perfect! But when entering:

"> load map1.dsn6
> slice_new slice1,map1

I get the message:
Syntax Error: invalid syntax with a ^ pointing to the "1" in slice1
I have tried several permutations of the syntax, but always receive an error message!
On 27 Jan 2005 at 22:51, Warren DeLano wrote:

> > 1/ can I make a solid surface?
>
> Solid (opaque) surface with isosurface command (just like isomesh)
>
> > 2/ can I make volume slices?
>
> Slices are possible:
>
> load map1.dsn6
> slice_new slice1,map1
> ramp_new ramp1,map1
> color ramp1, slice1
>
> Then ctrl-middle-click and drag to change slice contour coloring
>
> > 3/ can I load the map in the same way I load pdb files
> > without command line input and manipulate the parameters with
> > the mouse?
>
> Not yet.
>
> > is it O.K. to answer in this way or should I send the mail to
> > the mailing list?
>
> The mailing list is preferable.
>
> Cheers,
> Warren
>
>
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: dieter blaas [mailto:dieter.blaas@univie.ac.at]
> > Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2005 9:20 PM
> > To: Warren DeLano
> > Subject: RE: [PyMOL] electron density map manipulation
> >
> > Thanx a lot, this works! I have three additional questions:
> > 1/ can I make a solid surface?
> > 2/ can I make volume slices?
> > 3/ can I load the map in the same way I load pdb files
> > without command line input and manipulate the parameters with
> > the mouse?
> >
> > is it O.K. to answer in this way or should I send the mail to
> > the mailing list?
> > Dieter
> >
> >
> > On 27 Jan 2005 at 16:49, Warren DeLano wrote:
> >
> > > Dieter,
> > >
> > > Have you tried the isomesh and isosurf commands?
> > >
> > > load map1.dsn6, map1
> > > isomesh mesh1, map1, 1.0
> > >
> > > Cheers,
> > > Warren
> > >
> > > --
> > > Warren L. DeLano, Ph.D.                    
> > > Principal Scientist
> > >
> > > . DeLano Scientific LLC 
> > > . 400 Oyster Point Blvd., Suite 213          
> > > . South San Francisco, CA 94080   
> > > . Biz:(650)-872-0942  Tech:(650)-872-0834    
> > > . Fax:(650)-872-0273  Cell:(650)-346-1154
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> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: pymol-users-admin@lists.sourceforge.net
> > > > [mailto:pymol-users-admin@lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of
> > > > Dieter Blaas
> > > > Sent: Monday, January 24, 2005 6:54 AM
> > > > To: pymol-users@lists.sourceforge.net
> > > > Subject: [PyMOL] electron density map manipulation
> > > >
> > > > Hi, I have been trying to visualize a DN6 electron density
> > > > map. Although it is read in apparently correctly nothing
> > > > shows on the screen. Are there any particular parameters to
> > > > be set? I can visualize it in SwisspdbViewer but I was unable
> > > > to produce surface rendering. Can Pymol produce a surface at
> > > > a particular cut-off value as can Amira?
> > > > Thanx for hints, Dieter
> > > >
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