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*   Selecting Atoms and Bonds
The Structure Editor uses function buttons and menus to manipulate the atom and bond structures.
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To select a group of atoms
Do one of the following:
To select a group of atoms that are adjacent to each other, drag the cursor to form a rectangle around the atoms.
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To select a group of atoms that are not adjacent to each other, hold down the SHIFT key and select the individual atoms.
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To select all of the atoms and bonds in the structure
Do one of the following:
Click the Select All button, .
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Double-click anywhere in the drawing area of the Structure Editor, except on atoms or bonds.
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To choose a selection mode
Do one of the following:
Right-click the Default Mode button, , and choose the appropriate selection mode from the shortcut menu.
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Right-click anywhere in the drawing area of the Structure Editor, and choose Lasso Selection or Rectangle Selection from the shortcut menu.
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To move a structure
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Related Topics:
  Editing Atom Properties
  Editing Bond Properties
  Understanding Unspecified Bond Locations
  Understanding Unspecified Charge Sites
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