This series of commands seems to do the job although a little sloppy.
label alt a+"", "A%s-%s" % (resn, resi)
label alt b+"", "B%s-%s" % (resn, resi)
hide labels, alt ""
I'm writing a small script to visit alternate conformations, stepping through each as a frame in a movie with the cursor keys. I'd like to label them to distinguish the alternates so I can see which I'd like to keep or not, but:
label alternates, name
only displays the atom name without the pertinent `A or `B that the right mouse click menu includes.
Is there a way to show this information with the label command or other means?
p.s. Those extra "3D" and other superfluous characters show up for me as well receiving the pymol list as a digest on gmail based web. I don't know if it's a result of the "digestion" process, but it seems like "=" signs and other non-alpha characters are associated with these burps of indigestion, invariably followed by 2D or 3D or such. I've kind of learned to ignore them, but obviously they can cause some confusion and are at least minorly amusing when they reappear like some "who's on first" miscommunication as warren's advice mention there should be no "3D" just the number "10" like this, and then it proceeded to again display the 3D!! Perhaps the Digest is the culprit and could be treated? It also displays HTML as full text with tags and all that garbage, by the way.
"""I'm not sure where that "3D10" is coming from -- it should simply be the
alter all, b=3D10
map_new can take a selection as its fourth argument, so you could