Edit a Structure

Chemical structures can be edited by using the edit function which is available through the ribbon or by double-clicking the structure if Options > Event Handling > Mouse Events > Double-click Opens Structure Editor is set to TRUE.

Marvin OLE format structures automatically change to JChem for Office objects after double-clicking on them if Options > Image Formatting > Formatting > Replace OLE with JCO object upon editing is set to TRUE.

To edit a structure, follow the steps below.

  1. Select a structure by simply clicking it.
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  2. Click the Edit button on the JChem ribbon.
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  3. As the structure is opened in the editor edit it as needed.
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  4. Click OK to save the changes or Cancel to discard them.

The undo and redo functions of Microsoft Office applications cannot be used in structure management.