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Mouse Control Summary

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Mouse Control Summary

These click-and-drag controls work similarly for RasMol and for Chime. In RasMol, the set mouse command mode defaults to set mouse rasmol, which gives the controls summarized below. However, there are also set mouse insight and set mouse quanta modes (not shown below).

Action Windows Macintosh
Rotate X,Y Left Unmodified
Translate X,Y Right Command*
Rotate Z Shift-Right Shift-Command*
Zoom Shift-Left Shift
Slab Plane Ctrl-Left Ctrl
*On some Macs, the Option (Alt) key has the same effect on RasMol as the Command key.

If you use unix, send your mouse information to me for inclusion in the above table.

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