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I am suddenly having problems with my ChemFinder database.
Your database or a part of it could be damaged. If you can at least open your database in ChemFinder, you can export it and then import it to create a fresh database. To do so, open your file in ChemFinder. From the File menu, choose Export -> SD File. Give the .sdf file a name and note where you ....

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After installing Microsoft Office 2000, I can no longer open ChemFinder databases.
If you converted any of the MS Access databases used by ChemFinder with MS Access 2000, ChemFinder 5.0 and lower will not be able to open them. You can convert the database back to an earlier version of MS Access by opening the ChemFinder database in MS Access, going to the MS Access Tools menu an....

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How do I use the ChemFinder for Excel Add-in if I am using Excel 2000?
The ChemFinder for Excel-Add in that comes with ChemOffice Ultra and ChemFinder Ultra 2000 was developed and released before Excel 2000. The latest version of ChemFinder for Excel that comes with the latest version of ChemOffice does support Excel 2000. Upgrade to the latest version or you can try....

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How can I remove the read-only attribute? Is there a better way of protecting the database?
I set up a database which I was able to amend no problem. However now I am unable make any further additions as the status bar now shows it as being read-only. I have changed the attributes of the database (via windows explorer) to prevent any modifications being made but when I changed the attrib....

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Can I get multiple structures contained in a single ChemDraw file into ChemFinder for Excel?
It is possible to get them into ChemFinder via automation. ChemFinder supports OLE Automation. A script could be written that would open the file in ChemDraw, and copy and paste into ChemFinder for each file. Our SDK site will provide details on ChemFinder's OLE Automation support (sdk.camsoft.co....

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Can I format the MOL_ID field contents?
When creating a database, is it possible to get the MOL_ID to start from a specific value or to take a particular form, rather than always needing to start from 1? No. The MOL_ID is only guaranteed to be unique, not in order. If you need something to be in order, you should not use the MOL_ID fi....

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What's new in ChemFinder 6
The main changes are some minor fixes and some query and forms enhancements. For example, - Queries and forms can now be colour coded, so you can visually see which mode you are in. - The number of hits in a hit list is no longer limited. You can also continually refine a hit list. - Multipl....

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What's New in Version 7
ChemFinder 7.0 includes the following new features: Database Wizard--Takes you through the steps of setting up a form and a database. Form generator--Create new forms more easily. Tabs in forms and subforms--Separate long forms and subforms into smaller, more manageable parts. Drop-down menus on f....

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Can I convert a list of names or SMILES strings to structures in one go?
Instead of doing this manually in ChemDraw one item at a time, you can do the whole list using ChemFinder for Excel. Simply open your list in a ChemFinder spreadsheet using ChemFinder for Excel. Select the column containing the list of structure names or SMILES strings. Go to the ChemFinder men....

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Can I change the number of hits that ChemFinder returns?
To change the number of hits that ChemFinder returns, you will need to edit the cfw.ini file found in your Windows (or WinNT) folder. Go to the Start menu and choose Run. Type "cfw.ini" (without the quotes), and press Enter. This should open your cfw.ini, which is a text file. In this file, set....

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