Drawing Settings

The drawing parameters can be collectively set by using a style.

Styles in Marvin include the setting of the following attributes:



Font Settings

Atom font type

Sets the font type for atoms.

Atom font size

Sets the size of the atom font.

Size Settings

Document Unit

Sets the measurement unit. The possible options are as follows:

  • pt

  • cm

  • inch

  • %bl

Bond Length

Sets the length of the bonds.

Wireframe bond thickness

Sets the width of all bonds and lines.

Bold bond width

Sets the width of the line used when a bold bond is drawn.

The end of the wedge bonds is 1.5 times the bold width.

Bond spacing

Sets the distance between the lines in double or triple bonds.


Hash spacing

Sets the spacing between the hashed lines for single down wedged bonds and hashed bonds.



Sets the space surrounding the bundle rectangle.