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ChemWriter Keyboard Shortcuts for Faster Structure Drawing

ChemWriter is a chemical structure editor that can be embedded into web pages. One of our main goals was to make chemical structure entry as fast as it can be. Toward this end, a number of keyboard shortcuts were built in.

Keyboard shortcuts are accessed by hovering the mouse cursor over an existing atom and pressing a key, either with or without the shift key. All ChemWriter keyboard shortcuts are listed below: