ChemDrawQuickGuide

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Unformatted text preview: ChemDraw Quick Guide Chem 391 Dr. Zimmerman Installing ChemOffice (ChemDraw, Chem3D, etc.) 1. Use Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox to request your software. 2. Go to http://www.cambridgesoft.com/products/ 3. Click on the Academic Site License link that is found in the middle-left-hand side page. 4. In the light-yellow colored box on the left hand side of the page you will find the message: Does your school have an Academic Site License? If so you can download software now. Click download software. 5. Enter your BYU email address when prompted. 6. Follow prompts from there, selecting to download only ChemDraw and the necessary system files rather than all the software available from CambridgeSoft (unless you want the other software). Drawing a Structure ChemDraw 1. Launch ChemDraw by clicking Start All Programs ChemOffice 2005 ChemDraw Ultra 9.0 . (You might have a later version, so the year and version number might be different.) Youll now see the ChemDraw window, with the main tool palette on the left: ChemDraw Quick Guide Chem 391 page 1 of 7 The names of the buttons on the main tool palette are as follows: Youll use several of these tools in this tutorial. Youll also want to experiement with several of the other tools. Now youre ready to draw chemical structures. This tutorial will walk you through the steps to create the structure of ChemDraw Quick Guide Chem 391 page 2 of 7 N B O H R 1 2. Click the Cyclopentane Ring button on the main tool palette. Now, whenever you click or click-and-drag in the structure (drawing) window, a cyclopentane ring will appear. 3. Click-and-drag the mouse pointer in the middle of the structure window, and continue to drag until the cylcopentane has the orientation you want, to match the ring on the left in 1 . If you make a mistake, you can press Ctl+Z to undo the most recent operation, or you can click the Marquee button in the upper right corner of the main tool palette, and drag the upper-right corner of the structure to rotate it into the desired orientation. If you use the Marquee tool, click the Cyclopentane Ring button again so youre ready for the next step....
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