Special Commands

Some elements are not part of the default configuration of MarvinSketch but you can add them through the customization dialog.

These are as follows:

  • Lone Pair Group

  • Radical Group

  • Free Radical Group

  • Manual Atom Map

  • Reaxys® Generics

  • Substitution Count

To add new elements to the default list, follow the steps below.

  1. Select View > Editor Style > Customize.

  2. Choose the tab to which the element will be added.

  3. Choose the option from the dropdown list in the upper panel.

  4. Click Add at the contents section.

  5. Select a Category in the opening Add Commands dialog box.

  6. Select an entity from the Commands panel. The Details panel summarizes the main features of the selected command.

  7. Click Add.

  8. Click Close or add a new command.

Lone Pair Group

The toolbar and the menu can be customized to contain the Lone Pair Group tool.

Before adding this tool disable Automatic Lone Pair calculation (Preferences > Structure) to be able to set the lone pairs manually and make sure that View > Advanced > Lone Pairs option is enabled.

Categories: Insert Lone Pair

Commands:

  • Increase Lone Pair

  • 0 Lone Pair

  • 1 Lone Pair

  • 2 Lone Pair

  • 3 Lone Pair

  • 4 Lone Pair

  • Lone Pair Group

Radical Group

You can add the Radical Group to your MarvinSketch configuration.

Categories: Insert Radical.

Commands:

  • Radical switch

  • Monovalent radical and

  • Radical off

  • Radical Group

Free Radical Group

You can add the Free Radical Group to your MarvinSketch configuration.

Categories: Insert Free Radical

Commands:

  • 0 radical

  • 1 radical

  • 2 radicals

  • 3 radicals

  • 4 radicals

  • Increase Radical

  • Free Radical Group

The last one increases the number of radical electrons on the atom by one. The maximum number of radicals is 4.

Manual Atom Map

Categories: Structure

Commands:

  • Manual Atom Map

  • Manual Atom Map-Unmap Group

  • Unmap Atoms

  • Manual Atom Map

Reaxys® Generics

This template library contains the generic abbreviation commonly used in the Reaxys® database.

Categories: Insert Template

Commands:

  • Reaxys® generics

Substitution Count

Categories: Atom Properties

Commands:

  • Substitution Count off

  • Substitution Count as Drawn

  • 0 substituent

  • 1 substituent,

  • 2 substituent

  • 3 substituent

  • 4 substituent

  • 5 substituent

  • 6 substituent