Software Developer's Kit - ChemDraw

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Translation Property
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Member of ChemDraw Control.Atom.

Sets and returns the translation restriction on the atom

Property type

Read-write property


Visual Basic
Public Property Translation() As CDTranslation

Return Type


The translation property specifies what is required to match in the structure query and possible database hits in a Markush DARC query. It provides restrictions on the type of match. Available values are: any, broad, equal or narrow.


'Declares variables
 Dim myAtom As ChemDrawControl10Ctl.Atom
'Checks that there is an atom loaded in the variable
 If  Selection.Atoms.Count < 1 Then
     Exit Sub
 End If

'Reads and sets this property
 Private Sub cmdTranslation_Click() 
      myAtom.Translation = kCDTranslationNarrow  
      Text2.text = myAtom.Translation  
 End Sub

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