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*   Using Templates
The Mass Frontier application comes with more than 200 predefined templates.
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To open the Templates dialog box
Click the Templates button, .
The Templates dialog box opens.
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To insert a template structure into the Structure Editor
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The upper pane displays the structures of the selected group.
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Click an atom or bond of a structure, depending on whether you want to attach the template to an atom or a bond of a structure in the Structure Editor.
The Templates dialog box closes.
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Right-click and choose Default Mode from the shortcut menu to stop placing the selected structure.
The application continues to place the selected template structure each time you click until you return to default mode or select another drawing tool.
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To build your own templates
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Click the Save Structure button, , or choose File > Save from the Mass Frontier main menu.
The Save Structure dialog box opens.
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Select the Template (*.tml) format in the Save as Type list of the Save Structure dialog box.
The application stores each group of templates in a separate subdirectory of the template root directory. Subdirectories are named after compound groups (for example, Steroids). The files within each subdirectory are named after actual structures using the .tml extension (for example, Cholesterol.tml).
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Program Files\HighChem\Mass Frontier 7.0\Templates
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Click Save.
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Choose New > Folder from the shortcut menu.
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Click Save.


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Related Topics:
  Working with the Structure Editor
  Customizing the Structure Layout
  Modifying Atoms and Bonds
  Using Toolbar Functions
  Displaying the Monoisotopic Molecular Mass
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