Expand Abbreviations

Location: Edit Menu

See also using abbreviations.

Choose expand abbreviations from the edit menu to expand the abbreviations in the current formula to their elemental equivalents. For example, expanding PhOH gives C6H5OH. Parentheses will be inserted for clarity if necessary, for example FeBpy3 expands to Fe(C10H8N2)3 since FeC10H8N23 would be incorrect. A confirmation dialog box will appear if "Exit on Escape with confirmation" or "Ignore escape key but confirm exit" is checked in Exit Program Options under the Options menu, otherwise, the command is instantaneous and cannot be undone.

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