Convert Structures to Text

    To convert structures to text, follow the below steps.

    {info} The Structure to Name license is needed to complete the InChi and IUPAC Name conversion processes. Contact regarding this license.

    1. Select one or more cells, a whole column, or a whole row.

    2. Use the context menu to navigate to Convert > Convert to Text and select the desired textual format. The supported formats are as follows:

      • SMILES (also available through the ribbon)

      • Extended (Chemaxon) SMILES

      • SMARTS

      • Extended (Chemaxon) SMARTS

      • InChi

      • IUPAC Name

    3. The structures are converted to the selected textual format.


      It is also possible to keep the original structures in the structure column and insert a new column for the strings.

    To do this, set the value of Placement to InsertRight(instead of Replace) in Options > Actions > Convert From Structure.