Hi Anasuya,

And for the other part of your question, check out ray_trace_color:

set ray_trace_color, hotpink

The thickness can be controlled with ray_trace_gain:

set ray_trace_gain, 2

Hope it helps,

Tsjerk


On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 5:21 PM, Jason Vertrees <jason.vertrees@schrodinger.com> wrote:
Anasuya,

set ray_trace_mode, 1

Cheers,

-- Jason

On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 12:24 AM, Anasuya Dighe
<anasuya@mbu.iisc.ernet.in> wrote:
>
> Dear users,
>  I was interested in knowing if there is an option or setting in PyMOL which is
> able to make an outline to spheres.
>  I am aware of the show spheres command and have used it extensively to show
> C-alpha atoms of amino acids as spheres.
>  I am curious to know how I could make an outline to the C-alpha atoms in a
> particular selection. Also, once the outline is made, how might I be able to
> change the color of such an outline ?
>
> Please let me know.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Anasuya
>
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