User Guide

  • a

    Select

    Selects a group of atoms with a freeform lasso.

  • b

    Delete

    Deletes a group of atoms with a freeform lasso.

  • c

    Bond

    Draws single bonds. Increases bond order when used on existing bonds.

  • d

    Wedge Bond

    Draws a wedge bond. Flips orientation of existing wedge bonds.

  • e

    Hash Bond

    Draws a hash bond. Flips orientation of existing hash bonds.

  • f

    Squiggle Bond

    Draws a squiggle bond, representing unknown stereochemistry. Flips orientation of existing hash bonds.

  • g

    Crossed Bond

    Changes any pressed bond to a stereochemically ambiguous double bond.

  • n

    Increase Charge

    Increases charge on pressed atom.

  • o

    Decrease Charge

    Decreases charge on pressed atom.

  • p

    Next Isotope

    Increases isotope on pressed atom. Resets to natural abundance after highest available isotope.

  • q

    Undo

    Reverts the last edit.

  • r

    Redo

    Re-applies the last undone edit.

  • s

    New Document

    Clears canvas area. Can be undone.

  • t

    Inspect Document

    Copy, paste & edit Document data.

  • u

    Reset View

    Center and auto-scale view.

  • v

    About ChemWriter

    Version, release, and copyright.

  • w

    Full Screen

    Enlarge to fit browser window.