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We recommend using Microsoft Internet Explorer 5 or higher. Netscape may be used, but PowerPoint slideshows will then open in a separate application rather than in the browser as intended.
If you do not have a version of Microsoft PowerPoint, download the PowerPoint viewer.
The following are useful for this website and may be downloaded free-of-charge:
Using the free Chime plug-in, molecular information can be displayed as 3D images, which can be manipulated to allow readers to examine the figure more closely. The figure below is provided as an example. If you cannot see it, then you will need to download the Chime plug-in from MDL Chime. The download should only take a few minutes.
Further help with Chime
Since MDL Chime is a free version offered to the public by MDL, it does not come with Technical Support. However their website does answer some Frequently Asked Questions
When following links to PowerPoint presentations you may get a pop-up box asking "Would you like to open the file or save it to your computer". This setting is designed to help prevent the spread of macro viruses.
Internet Explorer users can prevent the message appearing by clicking to clear the Always ask before opening this type of file check box when the message appears.
If this does not work, do the following:
Windows 2000 and Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 95, Microsoft Windows 98 or Microsoft Windows NT 4
More information can be found at:
Unfortunately Netscape does not allow PowerPoint presentations to open in the browser. We therefore recommend using Internet Explorer with this resource.
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