The tools consist of various command groups. The tools having exclusively chemical meaning are drawn in black, while tools for drawing graphical objects are in blue.
You can place for example only ONE reaction arrow on the canvas, but as many graphical arrows as you wish and they will look completely identical.
|Insert Bond||Places various bond types on the canvas.|
|Insert Chain||Places a carbon chain on the canvas. The number of carbon atoms can be increased or decreased by dragging the mouse. Selection of straight or curved chain drawing is available.|
|Bold Tool||Thickens the selected bond. See details on bold tool function.|
|Hashed Bond Tool||Makes the selected bond hashed. It only retains single original bond type.|
|Insert Text||Places a Text object on the canvas. Allows changing text properties on the appearing toolbar.|
|Atom Label Editor||Allows changing the atom label on the canvas. Atom label properties can be set on the appearing toolbar.|
|Straight Arrow/Reaction/Atom Map||Places various reaction arrows on the canvas.|
|Straight Arrow/Reaction/Atom Map||Places + signs when the Automatic Plus Sign in Single Step Reaction option in Preferences<Structure submenu is enabled.|
|Create Group||Creates a custom abbreviation group.|
|Insert Brackets||Places brackets, parentheses, chevrons or braces on the canvas.|
|Insert Graphics||Places various graphical objects on the canvas.|
|Increase Charge||Increases the charge of the selected atom. The number of implicit hydrogens will be adjusted if possible to accommodate the new charge. Valence errors will be highlighted in red.|
|Decrease Charge||Decreases the charge of the selected atom. The number of implicit hydrogens will be adjusted if possible to accommodate the new charge. Valence errors will be highlighted in red.|