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Topic Title: ChemDraw Excel structure size in Windows 10
Topic Summary: Structure are smaller in Windows 10 vs Windows 7
Created On: 7/23/2018 1:03 PM
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 7/23/2018 1:03 PM
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My computer was recently updated to Windows 10 from Windows 7. Using ChemDraw Pro 2016, new structures added have a different size than in Windows 7. The old structures are larger than the new structures. For example, benzene.

Window 7, ChemDraw 2016. HxW is 0.89 x 0.78 inches with scaling 74% of original.

Windows 10, ChemDraw 2016, HxW, 0.70 x 0.62 with scaling 74% of the original.

Note the preferences in ChemDraw Excel and in ChemDraw are the same on both computers. The only solution that I have found is if I run ChemDraw in Windows 7 compatibility mode, I get the Windows 7 structure size. This worked yesterday--but not today. I am now back to generating structures of a different size from previous structures. Very frustrating.

How do I control the size of the structures being created in Excel. Note, I am not asking about resizing one structure, I want to create several hundred structures. The objective is to get ChemDraw to produce the same size structure, irrespective of the compatibility mode.

I should also note that this is not a 4K monitor issue as I am not using a high resolution monitor.

Edited: 7/24/2018 at 5:29 PM by bindab
 8/14/2018 5:03 AM
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Not sure about your MS Office version. please visit to submit a ticket, to get assistance from our Tech Support Team

Also please provide us the sample ChemOffice worksheets that is not behaving properly.


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