Wednesday, 21st July from 3pm to 4.30pm (BST)


In this workshop you will explore advanced tips and tricks to search and analyse metal-organic structures by:

  • Learning advanced searching options in ConQuest.
  • Learning how to use subsets in ConQuest.
  • Learning how to export and analyse hitlists in Mercury.

The workshop will focus on metal-organic structures, but is open to scientists interested to other structures in the CSD.



  • Feeling comfortable with basics of Mercury visualisation:
    • Navigating the Mercury interface.
    • Editing styles, and colours.
    • Displaying packing diagrams.

If not, consider reviewing our self-guided visualisation workshop before the event. 

  • Feeling comfortable with the basics of searching in ConQuest:
    • Navigating the ConQuest interface, and in particular the Build Queries tab options.
    • Drawing substructures in the Draw window.

If not, consider reviewing our self-guided searching workshop before the event. 

  • A current, valid CSD licence - CSD-Core or above.