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How should I deal with polymeric structures in CSD Editor?


The easiest way to deal with polymeric structures is to reduce the relevant bond distance pairs to the metal until the structure is not polymeric. This can be done by going to the Visualiser tab, pressing the Radii button and reducing the relevant bond distance limits for all bonds which occur to the metal in the structure. Once all the polymeric bonds have gone the Make2D button can be used to generate a new diagram. In some cases it may be necessary to use the Force Match button to match the structure.