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Chem 267. Tutorial on the Use of ChemDraw. On the CRC computer, double click on the Macintosh HD icon. Double click on the Applications folder and look for the CS ChemOffice 2010 folder. Double click on the CS ChemDraw Pro icon. (Alternatively, if the ChemDraw icon is present in the dock, you may simply select that.) To insert structures or reactions into another document such as Word, select the structures or reactions as described below, then copy and paste into the document. (1) The Basics. On the left is a tool palette. This is where you choose various tools for drawing structures. Select the single bond tool (straight line) and click in the main window. A bond will be drawn. This is actually a line representation of ethane, CH3-CH3. Click on one end of the bond. A second bond forms. This would be propane, CH3-CH2-CH3. Next click on the end of a bond and instead of letting the mouse button go, drag the mouse around. This will add another carbon but it allows you to place it at a different angle. Letting it add the carbon by itself produces a “normal-looking” structure. Select the six-membered ring (cyclohexane) and click in the main window. A cyclohexane line drawing is produced. You can select the single bond tool and connect a
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