On Wed, Apr 28, 2010 at 5:34 PM, LANCASHIRE,Robert J <robert.lancashire@uwimona.edu.jm> wrote:

this would then mean Jmol really does provide a replacement for MDL CHIME.....
Would Jmol then read mol files where all the z coords were zero and be able
to generate a reasonable representation?

Yes, you can now use:

load "myfile.mol" filter "2D"

Since you might be interested in that, I've added to the MOL file reader the reading of stereochemical bonds.


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