Producing publication-quality images

Please refer to the updated version: User guide: Visualizing. This tutorial will show you how to customize renderings and generate publication-quality images and animations in SAMSON. Starting with SAMSON 0.6.0, the viewport can be captured by pressing F10 to easily save screenshots. Go to the Preferences panel (Edit / Preferences or SAMSON / Preferences on Mac), in the Interface / Captures section: This section lets you choose the folder in which captures are saved when pressing F10, the prefix used in filenames…

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Snapping, cloning and extracting with selection editors

Please refer to the updated documentation: User guide: Selecting and User guide: Moving objects. The guide below is for the SAMSON version older than 0.8.0. The new version of selection editors now includes the possibility of snapping to atoms and nodes, as well as cloning and extracting structural nodes. Selection editors (point, lasso and rectangle selection) can be found in the Editors toolbar and the Edit menu:   Activate snapping by clicking twice a selection editor (or use the corresponding shortcut twice):  …

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Snapping, cloning and extracting with selection editors

The new version of selection editors now includes the possibility of snapping to atoms and nodes, as well as cloning and extracting structural nodes. Selection editors (point, lasso and rectangle selection) can be found in the editors toolbar and the Edit menu:   Activate snapping by clicking twice a selection editor (or use the corresponding shortcut twice):   Snapping to atoms helps achieve precise positioning:   You may also snap to entire nodes:   For example, choose the “Structural models”…

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Cite your research in SAMSON Elements

Please, refer to the revised version: Developer guide: Cite your research. If a SAMSON Element corresponds to one or more research papers, you now have the possibility of letting users know about them. First, add the SBGWindow::Citable tag in the getFormat function of your GUI (for example, the GUI of the app, or the property window of an interaction model): int SEEMyModelProperties::getFormat() const {   return (SBGWindow::Savable | SBGWindow::Lockable | SBGWindow::Citable);   }int SEEMyModelProperties::getFormat() const { return (SBGWindow::Savable | SBGWindow::Lockable…

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