Lihua, You're correct: 'id' doesn't currently have the capability of selecting by range or even using a list. However, we can probably add that behavior in a future version.
In the meantime, you could tap Python for the task, but it will be slow: select myrange, none for a in range(1000,1101): cmd.select("myrange","myrange or id %d"%a) Can you use residue identifiers instead? select myrange, resi 100-200 Cheers, Warren > -----Original Message----- > From: pymol-users-ad...@lists.sourceforge.net > [mailto:pymol-users-ad...@lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of > Lihua Wang > Sent: Friday, April 02, 2004 12:23 PM > To: email@example.com > Subject: [PyMOL] multiple atom selection by atom number > > Dear Pymol users, > > I am a new pymol explorer (not a user yet :-) and it seems to > me that I am not able to select multiple atoms by using the > atom number (or id, as pymol call it) in the PDB file. For > example, if I would like to select 100 atoms (of consecutive > atom numbers) in a polymerase, how would I do that? ("select > myselection, id 1000-1100" gives me an error message). I know > I could use combination of shift+left mouse button and/or > cntl+left mouse button to select a bunch of atoms, but that does not > cntl+give > the freedom as I would have if I could select using atom numbers. > > Thanks for your attention. > > Lihua > > > ------------------------------------------------------- > This SF.Net email is sponsored by: IBM Linux Tutorials Free > Linux tutorial presented by Daniel Robbins, President and CEO > of GenToo technologies. Learn everything from fundamentals to > system > administration.http://ads.osdn.com/?ad_id=1470&alloc_id=3638&op=click > _______________________________________________ > PyMOL-users mailing list > PyMOLfirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/pymol-users >