This modifier assigns a uniform color to all selected elements (particles, bonds, etc.) by setting their
Color property. Which elements are currently selected is determined by the value of their
Selection property. If no selection is defined, i.e. the
does not exist, the color is assigned to all elements by the modifier.
The Operate on field selects the kind of elements the modifier should assign the color to:
Selected particles are colored by setting their
Selected bonds are colored by setting their
The vector glyphs of selected particles are colored by setting their
Selected facets of a surface mesh are colored by setting their
Selected vertices of a surface mesh are colored by setting their
Note that OVITO uses a red color to highlight selected particles in the interactive viewports.
Since this accentuation would mask the actual particle color assigned by this modifier, the modifier clears the current selection
by default (by deleting the
Selection property). If you would like to preserve the particle selection
so that is remains available to subsequent modifiers in the data pipeline, you can request the modifier to not
Selection property by activating the Keep selection option.