Drawing molecules

Feature Requests item #3016099, was opened at 2010-06-14 21:18
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Category: Interface
Group: None
Status: Open
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Private: No
Submitted By: Louis Ricard (lricard)
Assigned to: Nobody/Anonymous (nobody)
Summary: Drawing molecules

Initial Comment:
Hi all

Drawing molecules may be at times “cumbersome”. Add a carbon atom, then click on an hydrogen atom: a new methyl will be added, but the C-C
distance is that of a C-H bond. I would prefer ~1.54 angstrom. After adding a number of atoms, I would like to modify a connection in the “background”.
First move to the “navigation tool”, rotate the molecule, back to the “draw tool”, then proceed. While in the “draw toot”, “left click, drag” results in adding
say an ethane molecule unconnected to the actual scene. This action should in my opinion results in a rotation of the scene, if this action occurs in
an empty region. For those familiar with GaussView, this behavior is evident, but to a new comer to Avo, it is quite disturbing.

This is the reason I think that this maybe difficult modification to the “draw tool” is a very desirable feature in coming versions of Avo.

Cheers,

Louis


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