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Common Atoms Palette

The Common Atoms Palette in the Horizontal Tool Palette of the Structure Drawing window displays some common atoms.

A single click on the symbol of an atom will select it for single use. A double click will select the atom for multiple use.

Atoms, shortcuts, and variables can be selected by clicking on the Current Atom Box . See the Drawing tab of Structure Preferences to set the Atom Selection style. Atoms, Shortcuts, and Variables can also be selected from the appropriate dialogs in the Draw menu.

The default atom is Carbon for using the Pencil Tool for drawing structures.

Click the Reset Atom/Bond button to return to the atom and bond defaults: C for carbon atom and a single bond.

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