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Placing a ring


Click To Start
  • Select one of the ring tools from the tools palette
    (cyclohexane ring shown to the right)
  • Move to an empty area of the drawing window
  • Press down with the mouse
  • Release the mouse button

 

Adding a ring to the end of a bond

Click To Start
  • Select one of the ring tools from the tools palette
    (cyclohexane ring shown to the right)
  • With the ring tool selected, move to the end of an existing bond
  • When you are pointing to the end of the bond, a black square will appear
  • Press and release the mouse button without moving the mouse
  • A new ring will sprout, attached to the end of the existing bond

    (You could also drag the mouse to control the orientation of the new ring)


 

Fusing a ring to an existing bond or ring


Click To Start
  • Select one of the ring tools from the tools palette
    (cyclohexane ring shown to the right)
  • With the ring tool selected, move to the middle of an existing bond
  • When you are pointing to the middle of the bond, a black oblong will appear
  • Press and release the mouse button without moving the mouse
  • A new ring will sprout, fused edge-to-edge with the existing bond

 

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