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Unformatted text preview: the text box that appears type Thermometer. Sign out from instructor. To narrow the text box, drag its right border: 3. Click outside of the text box to leave the Text mode and to fix the caption.
Tip To edit the text later, on the Editing toolbar, click Text again, and click the text to be edited. 4. Repeat steps 2 and 3 to add other captions. 5. If necessary move the captions to arrange them around the apparatus:
Thermometer. Sign out from instructor. Water Out Vigreux column West condenser Vacuum adapter Water In 200 ml round-bottom flask. Immerse in heat bath. Receiving flask. Immerse in ice bath. 184.108.40.206 Inserting Callouts
Now we are going to include the captions into callouts. 1. On the left Drawing toolbar, click the right-bottom corner (i.e., the small white triangle) of
Callout to expand it into more buttons. From the available styles, choose the square callout type: ACD/ChemSketch Tutorial 87 Creating Graphical Objects 2. As you point to different objects on the workspace, you will see the callout shadow appearing around them. Point to the text caption so the that callout shadow appears around it and click to fix it: 3. Subsequently point to other captions and click to fix the callouts. To leave the callout mode, right-click in the workspace. 220.127.116.11 Reshaping Callouts
Now we are going to modify the callouts so that their pointing ends are directed at the required objects. 1. Select any of the drawn callouts by clicking and then clicking Edit Nodes Editing toolbar. The nodes appear on the callout: on the upper 2. Drag the lowest node to a new location so that it correctly points to the object you want to annotate: Tip Dragging the corner nodes modifies the size of the callout. 3. Without leaving the Edit Nodes mode, click another callout and repeat step 2 as needed. 4. As soon as all the callouts are redirected as necessary, right-click in the workspace to leave the Edit Nodes mode. 5. Using the Draw Arrow tool, add arrows to indicate the water inlets and outlets. 6. Select both arrows and double-click to display the Objects Panel. Set the pen color to red and click Apply. 18.104.22.168 Grouping/Ungrouping Elements
To be able to manipulate this picture as a single object, select all its components by pressing CTRL+A and click Group on the Editing toolbar. Now you can move and/or resize the picture as a whole without the risk of losing or leaving behind any of it elements. If later you decide to edit any of the picture components, select the picture and release Group . ACD/ChemSketch Tutorial 88 Creating Graphical Objects 9.5 Drawing a Two-chain DNA Strand This section is based on the movie dna_ch.exe which can be downloaded from our Web site or found in the \\MOVIES folder. Make sure you are in the Draw mode. 1. On the General toolbar, click New Page 2. On the Drawing toolbar, click Polyline 4. Release the mouse button. 5. Move the mouse to the right to draw the curve. 6. Drag vertically down to stretch the control lines. By changing the length of the control lines you can modify the form of the curve. 7. Release the mouse button and right-click twice to finish drawing the curve and to activate the
Select/Move/Resize . . 3. Drag vertically down from the starting point of the curve to stretch the control line. tool. 8. Point to the selected curve and, while holding down CTRL+SHIFT, drag it down (holding down CTRL while dragging leaves behind an instant copy of the object and holding down SHIFT forces the object to move strictly vertically or horizontally). 9. Select both curves by dragging the selection rectangle around them or by clicking each of the curves while holding down SHIFT, then from the Object menu, choose Connect Lines to ACD/ChemSketch Tutorial 89 Creating Graphical Objects connect the right ends of the curves. 10.On the Editing toolbar, click Edit Nodes a. Click Connect Vertices . Proceed with the following to draw a segment: to connect the end nodes with a line. . b. Select the right two nodes by dragging the selection rectangle around them and, on the Edit Nodes toolbar, click Convert to Line c. . Right-click to leave the Edit Nodes mode and to switch to the Select/Move/Resize tool 11.Make a copy of the obtained segment by dragging it with CTRL+SHIFT as described in step 6. On the Editing toolbar, click Flip Left to Right
Back to flip the segment and then click Send to to send the segment to the background. Tip It may take some time to correctly position the segments by manually moving them. To align their position automatically, select both segments and apply the Center
Horizontally tool to the segments. 12.Select both segments by dragging or clicking while holding down SHIFT and make a copy (hold down CTRL while dragging). Correct the position using the directions in the previous step: ACD/ChemSketch Tutorial 90 Creating Graphical Objects 13.Select the segments marked with bullets in the picture below by clicking them while holding down SHIFT. Double-click any of them to open the Objects panel. On the Fill tab, specify the f...
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