You can save a copy of the original and then superimpose the copy back onto it
 
# using "fab" command from the latest 1.2 beta to create poly-ala
 
fab  AAAAAAA, pol
 
# create copy of the polymer
 
create copy, pol
 
# adjust a torsion
 
set_dihedral pol///4/N, pol///4/CA, pol///4/C, pol///5/N, 60
 
# superimpose back on the original copy
 
fit pol, copy
 
Cheers,
Warren
 


From: Vivek Ranjan [mailto:vranjan@gmail.com]
Sent: Tue 6/2/2009 10:57 AM
To: pymol-users@lists.sourceforge.net
Subject: [PyMOL] reorienting a chain

Hello,

I have a long chain of polymer. Once I change some dihedral angles, it
orients in a different direction. I would like the chain to be
reoriented in the same direction as it initially was. Is it possible
within pymol ? How can I achieve this ?

--
Thank you and Regards,

Vivek Ranjan

------------------------------------------------------------------------------
OpenSolaris 2009.06 is a cutting edge operating system for enterprises
looking to deploy the next generation of Solaris that includes the latest
innovations from Sun and the OpenSource community. Download a copy and
enjoy capabilities such as Networking, Storage and Virtualization.
Go to: http://p.sf.net/sfu/opensolaris-get
_______________________________________________
PyMOL-users mailing list (PyMOL-users@lists.sourceforge.net)
Info Page: https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/pymol-users
Archives: http://www.mail-archive.com/pymol-users@lists.sourceforge.net