Tools to modify aspects of the current atom selection live on the Selection panel, which duplicates much of the functionality of the atom context menu.

Selection Panel

Appearance Group

Appearance Group

Style

Select and set the drawing style of the current atom selection (used when using the 'individual' rendering style (Shortcut: F5).

Colour

Set the colour of the current atom selection, used when the atomic colouring scheme is set to 'custom' (Shortcut: Ctrl-F5).

Reset Colour

Resets the indivual colours of the current atom selection back to those of their associated elements.

Hide

Shortcut: Ctrl-H

Hides the current atom selection from view.

Label Group

Label Group

Allows labels for atom index (ID), element (E), charge (Q), forcefield atom type (FF) and forcefield atom equivalent type (Eq) to be added to the current atom selection.

Clear

Clears all defined labels for the current atom selection.

Position Group

Position Group

Fix

Flags the current atom selection to be fixed in all minimisation algorithms (i.e. they will not change position).

Free

Flags the current atom selection to be freely movable in all minimisations algorithms (the default).