> From: Scott Classen [mailto:classen@...]
> Hello fellow PyMOLers,
> Is the surface in PyMOL a solvent accessible surface or=20
> a molecular=20
> surface? It looks like a solvent accessible surface to me. Is=20
> there any=20
> way to change the radius of the water probe that is used to=20
> create the=20
PyMOL's default surface is a water contact surface (approximates a =
>I noticed that there are a few surface settings, but I can't=20
> figure out what effects they are having on the displayed surface. Can=20
> anybody shed light on these commands? What are their default=20
You can use the settings editor to get the default (except if you're =
using the native OSX version on a mac).
> What are the high and low values they can take?
These settings haven't yet been documented, but they will be in an =
upcoming version of the manual. =20
> I would like to create a fairly tight molecular surface and I just=20
> can't figure it out. ANy help would be appreciated.
WARNING: PyMOL may crash if solvent_radius is too low. If it does, try =
incrementing it by 0.1 until it stabilizes.