Orbital_Type Property

CDXML Name:OrbitalType
CDX Constant Name:kCDXProp_Orbital_Type
CDX Constant Value:0x0A05
Data Size:INT16
Property of objects:kCDXObj_Graphic
First written/read in:ChemDraw 4.0


The type of orbital object.

This is an enumerated property. Acceptible values are shown in the following list:
Value CDXML Name Description
0 s s orbital
1 oval Oval-shaped s or p orbital
2 lobe One lobe of a p orbital
3 p Complete p orbital
4 hybridPlus hydrid orbital
5 hybridMinus hydrid orbital (opposite shading)
6 dz2Plus dz2 orbital
7 dz2Minus dz2 orbital (opposite shading)
8 dxy dxy orbital
256 sShaded shaded s orbital
257 ovalShaded shaded oval-shaped s or p orbital
258 lobeShaded shaded single lobe of a p orbital
259 pShaded shaded complete p orbital
512 sFilled filled s orbital
513 ovalFilled filled oval-shaped s or p orbital
514 lobeFilled filled single lobe of a p orbital
515 pFilled filled complete p orbital
516 hybridPlusFilled filled hydrid orbital
517 hybridMinusFilled filled hydrid orbital (opposite shading)
518 dz2PlusFilled filled dz2 orbital
519 dz2MinusFilled filled dz2 orbital (opposite shading)
520 dxyFilled filled dxy orbital

If this property is absent:

The object is treated as a plain s orbital.


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