Volume 2 Chapter 4 Display Menus RENDER SET-PACK

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CONTENTS

THE EDIT MENU

Function

The EDIT menu is shown below.

It is used to alter:

Remarks

The commands available via the menu buttons are fully described in this chapter, ordered alphabetically by command name or group.

To edit a structure you must select what is to be edited and then select the editing operation.

In addition to element types and bond types, six features can be edited:

Nine editing operations are available and their functions are evident from their names:

The application of these editing operations is described under ATOM, BOND, etc.

However it is convenient to summarise here which operations apply to the six features:

         ATOM    BOND    RESIDUE WHOLE   BOX     GRID
 
ADD       X       X                               X
CENTRE                    X       X       X
DELETE    X       X       X       X       X       X
REPLACE                                   X       X
ROTATE            X       X       X       X       X
SCALE             X       X       X       X
SHIFT     X               X       X       X       X
SYMMETRY                  X       X       X
TWIN                      X       X       X

In addition to the above, ligands and repeat units can be edited or deleted. These operations are discussed under EDIT-LIG, EDIT-REP, DEL-LIG and DEL-REP.

The menu also contains the utility commands: CANCEL, EXIT, HELP, REFRESH, UNDO.

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Volume 2 Chapter 5 Edit Menu ATOM.