Icons in the Markers tab of the Toolbar (along with those in the Right Mouse tab) allow reassigning the function or “mouse mode” of:
(On Windows or Linux, right-click elsewhere in the ChimeraX interface raises a context menu.)
The icon for the current right-mouse assignment is highlighted in the Toolbar. A specific mouse button can only be assigned one function at a time.
With the related mousemode command, functions can be assigned to all mouse buttons (not just the right) and to scrolling, alone and in combination with modifier keys. See also: vr button, Trackpad preferences
Clicking any of the icons in the Markers tab shows the Marker Placement tool, if not already shown.
|mark maximum||add marker at the nearest local maximum in volume data above the threshold along the line of sight|
|mark plane||add marker in single-plane volume display|
|mark surface||add marker at the nearest surface point along the line of sight|
|mark center||add marker at the geometric center of the clicked surface blob, ignoring other blobs|
|mark point||Place marker at the tip of the hand-controller cone in virtual reality|
|link markers||select and link successively clicked markers|
|move markers||drag marker to reposition|
|resize markers||drag to adjust marker/link radii|
|delete markers||delete markers and links|