Read Method

Applies To:

Molecule object

Description:

Reads data into a molecule from a specified file.

Syntax:

Molecule.Read ( BSTR/String filename )
filename  path and name of source file

Remarks:

The method reads the following file types:
MDL Molfile (*.mol)
ChemDraw (*.cdx)
ChemDraw 3.5 (*.chm)
MDL Sketch (*.skc)
MDL Graphic (*.tgf)
SMD 4.2 file (*.smd)
Conn. Table (*.ct)
MSI Molfile (*.msm)
Questel F1 (*.f1d)
Questel F1Q (*.f1q)
MDL Rxn (*.rxn)

NOTE: To read any file other than MOL, you must have ChemDraw installed on your system.

Example:

The following Visual Basic code reads Test.cdx into the Molecule object CurrentMolecule.

Dim CurrentMolecule As Object 'Molecule object
Dim Path As String            'File path

'Set path
Path = "D:\Program Files\ChemOffice\ChemFinder\Test.cdx"
'Create Molecule Object variable
Set CurrentMolecule = CreateObject("ChemFinder.Molecule")

CurrentMolecule.Read Path 'Read molecule data into object

See Also:

Write Method


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