Edit a structure

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Chemical structures - both the Image and OLE formats - can be edited by using the Edit function in ribbon or by double-clicking on the structure.

 

  1. Select a structure by a mouse click

 

DocumentwithSelectedStructure

Selected structure in a Microsoft Word document

 

SlidewithSelectedStructure

Selected structure in a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation

 

EmailwithSelectedStructure

Selected structure in a Microsoft Outlook e-mail message

 

  1. Press the Edit button. Edit_ButtonThe Edit button can be found in the JChem ribbon in Edit section.
  2. The structure is opened in the structure editor.

 

StructureEditor_AspirinEdit1

Marvin structure editor with opened structure

 

  1. Edit the structure.
  2. Click Ok to save the changes (or Click Cancel to cancel the modifications)

 

StructureEditor_PhenylAcetateEdit1

Marvin structure editor with the modified structure

 

  1. The modified structure is displayed in its original position

 

DocumentwithEditedStructure

Modified structure in a Microsoft Word document

 

SlidewithEditedStructure

Modified structure in a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation

 

EmailwithEditedStructure

Modified structure in a Microsoft Outlook e-mail message

 

  1. The original format (Image or OLE) of the structure is kept during the Edit process. The assigned ID can also be edited or regenerated during structure editing in the ID Assignment part of Structure Editor.
  2. Please note that Undo/Redo function of Microsoft Office applications cannot be used in structure management.

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