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Quick Start Guide: Exercise 7

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Zooming and Fitting in the Workspace

Use the "Fit" buttons on the Selection Toolbar to view specific areas of the 3D Workspace. Automatic fitting is also available.

Fitting to the ligand

To fit the view to the ligand:

  • Click the [L] in the Fit area of the Selection Toolbar
  • If your Workspace contains multiple ligands, click the [L] button repeatedly to view each ligand individually

The L key is a shortcut to the same functionality.


Fitting to all visible or selected atoms

To fit the view to all visible atoms in the Workspace:

  • Click the Fit to Workspace button in the Fit area

To fit the view to a selection in the Workspace:

  • Click the Fit to Selection button in the Fit area

The Z key is a shortcut to the same functionality, depending on whether or not atoms are selected.


Automatically fitting to visible atoms

To automatically fit to all visible atoms in the Workspace whenever a new entry is included:

  • Click the AUTO button in the Fit area to toggle it on
  • Click the AUTO button again to return to manual fitting

Automatically fitting to the ligand

The LIGAND button appears when automatic fitting is turned on. To automatically fit to a ligand in the Workspace whenever a new entry is included:

  • Click the LIGAND button to toggle it on
  • Click the LIGAND button again to return to automatic fitting to all visible atoms




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