If you have an atom that you want to identify you can right click on the atom which give you the atom name (pdb format).
Your command "select o, name o" does work on the latest windows install 1.4.1 where it selects all oxygens and creates a selection called (o).
Hope this helps
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From: lina [mailto:lina.lastname@...]
Sent: Sunday, 25 September 2011 11:11 p.m.
Subject: [PyMOL] get atom name
how can I get the atoms name (except label)
when I use
select o, name o
Here I will the .pse file in the following email.