Selecting a Structure

The table below shows the selection modes that are available in MarvinSketch,

Selection mode name

Icon

Use examples

Rectangle Selection

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  • To select an atom, click it.

  • To select a bond, click it.

  • To select a rectangular region on the canvas, hold the left mouse button and draw the selection range.

  • To select a structure, double-click any part of it.

Lasso Selection

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  • To select an atom, click it.

  • To select a bond, click it.

  • To select a non-rectangular region on the canvas, hold the left mouse button and draw the selection range.

  • To select a structure, double-click any part of it.

Structure Selection

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  • To select a structure, click on an atom or a bond.

To unselect everything, just click an empty area of the canvas.

The selection can be inverted by pressing Ctrl+Shift+I.