Document Style

    The Document Style Settings dialog window can be reached from the File > Document style > Settings menu.

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    It enables you to apply one of the available styles as default for drawing structure or you can specify the graphic representation of your drawings with or without creating styles of your own.

    Document style settings dialog

    This dialog consists of the following elements:

    • Apply journal style preset: The list of styles contains both the built-in journal styles and user-defined styles.
    • Atom font: Sets the font type and the size of the atom labels.
    • Discard existing formats: It enables overwriting individual atom settings by the new style.
    • Document unit: pt, cm, inch, or %bl (%of the bond length) can be selected as a measurement unit.
    • Bond Lenght: Sets the length of bonds.
    • Wireframe bond thickness: Sets the width of the simple bonds and graphic lines.
    • Bold bond width: Sets the width of the line used when a bold bond is drawn. The end of the wedge bonds is 1.5 times the bold width.
    • Bond spacing: Sets the distance between the lines in double or triple bonds.
    • Hash spacing: Sets the spacing between the hashed lines for single down wedged bonds and hashed bonds.
    • Margin: Sets the space surrounding the bundle rectangle.