September 13, 2021

Update CAS Draw UI

The CAS Draw user interface has been updated to modernize the look and feel, provide additional canvas area, and improve usability on smaller screens.

The main menu bar maintains the same functionality with updated iconography and the addition of access to the keyboard shortcuts legend via the question mark button.

The tool bar and quick node/bond access tools have been removed from the left side and bottom, respectively, of the main window. By default, these tool bars will launch anchored to the left and right side of the canvas window but can be moved independently. If the external tool bars have not been moved from their default location, they will move relative to the main canvas window if it is resized. If the external tool bars have been moved from their default location, they will not move from their new position if the canvas is resized.

Additionally, some tools have been grouped together and can now be accessed via a menu that is activated when clicking a tool bar button with an expansion indicator. Clicking a tool bar button with an expansion indicator will open a drop-down menu containing the available tool options. The currently selected tool will be indicated with grey shading and that tool will be the currently active tool. Clicking  a different tool in the menu will select the new tool, which will become the default tool for that button until a different tool is selected.

The lock rings, lock atoms, rotate fragment, and flip fragment tools have been combined into a single menu with the lock ring tool selected by default.

The deuterium and tritium atom buttons have been combined with the hydrogen button in a single menu with hydrogen selected by default.

The F, Cl, Br, and I halogen atom buttons have all been combined in a single menu with Cl selected by default.

Double, triple, and any bonds have been combined into a single menu with the double bond selected by default.

Lastly, single and double stereochemical bonds have also been combined into a single menu with the beta single bond selected by default.

The zoom controls have been moved to the center below the canvas and users can continue to enter node values by keyboard using the text box on the bottom left.

See Drawing with CAS Draw.

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IPC codes for the basic patent and patent family members, if available, will be displayed in the IPC Data accordion of a Reference Detail page.

IPC data will also be included in PDF, RTF, and .xlsx downloads when Result Details is selected.

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