Quick Start Guide: Exercise 13


Working with Surfaces

Use the Surface button in the Style Toolbox to create a molecular surface, then modify it with right-click options.

Creating a binding site surface

  • In the Quick Select area of the Selection Toolbar, click the ... menu button and choose Binding Sites
  • Open the Style Toolbox and click the Surface button; the binding site surface will appear

Changing the surface display

  • Move the mouse over the surface until the surface cursor appears, then right-click to bring up the Surface menu
  • Choose Display Options ...
  • In the Surface Display Options dialog:
    • Set the Transparency to 30%
    • Change the Color scheme to Electrostatic Potential

Hiding surfaces in the Workspace

  • Click the Surfaces toggle in the Workspace Configuration Toolbar to temporarily hide the surface

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