You can use the command "isosurface list" to get the names created by default. They are usually of the form "isosurface1", etc. However, I recommend giving any surface you want to control a name when you create it. The first word after the command "isosurface" will be used as the name.
P.S. Note that a GUI surface tool, which will allow you to manipulate surfaces is in the works for the next release. Probably will only have slicing (slabbing) surfaces in 12.2, but we'll see how far I get. Until we know how heavy weight it is, I can't tell you whether we'll put it in the applet.
On Jul 27, 2011, at 6:16 PM, jmol-users-request@... wrote:
> From: Daniel Carbajo <daniel.carbajo@...>
> Subject: Re: [Jmol-users] display/hide isosurfaces
> To: jmol-users@...
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> The problem is that I do not know which is the isosurface displayed... so I
> want to hide everything and show the isosurface that was displayed before
> hiding, I do not know the ID... I do not know if I am clear, but I think
> that at the end I will put a show/hide checkbox for the structure and a
> drop-down menu for the surface with the options "hide", "show solvent
> accessible surface", "show solvent excluded surface", I think that way I
> avoid any problem, what do you think?
> Thanks again Robert.
Dr. Jonathan H. Gutow
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