The toolbar consists of various command groups. The tools having exclusively chemical meaning are drawn in black, while tools for drawing graphical objects are in blue.
For example, only one reaction arrow can be drawn on the canvas, but graphical arrows have no limit. These arrows look identical to the reaction arrow.
|Insert Bond||Places various bond types on the canvas. For more information regarding bonds, see Draw Bonds.|
|Insert Chain||Places a carbon chain on the canvas. The number of carbon atoms can be increased or decreased by dragging the mouse. Selection between straight or curved chain drawing is also available.|
|Bold Tool||Thickens the selected bond.|
|Hashed Bond Tool||Makes the selected bond hashed. It only retains the 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. Places + signs when the Automatic Plus Sign in Single Step Reaction checkbox is selected in Edit > Preferences > Structure. For more information, see Creating Reactions.|
|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.|