Open Babel Tutorials


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Here is a large collection of tutorials to answer many frequently asked questions compiled by team on Open Babel, Chemistry Toolbox:

Introduction to Open Babel

What Is Open Babel, Chemistry Toolbox

Open Babel History and Releases

Open Babel Documentation and Resources

Running Open Babel on CentOS

Open Babel Installation Options on CentOS

"DNF/YUM search" - No Open Babel Binary Package

Search Open Babel RPM Packages for CentOS

Install Open Babel Library RPM Package for CentOS

Install Open Babel CLI RPM Package for CentOS

Install Open Babel from Source Code on CentOS

Running Open Babel on macOS

Open Babel Installation Options on macOS

Install Open Babel Binary Package on macOS

Open Babel File Location on macOS

Open Babel Command Files on macOS

Understanding "babel" Command Line Syntax

What Is "babel" Command

"babel" Command - Input Data Source and Format

"babel" Command - Output Data Destination and Format

"babel" Command - Use "-o ..." as Output Delimiter

"babel" Command - From STDIN To STDOUT

"babel -... --..." Command - Generic Conversion Options

"babel" Command Option Argument Syntax

"babel ... -f # -l #" - Split Large Molecule File

"babel -h" Command - Add Hydrogens to Molecule Data

"babel -d" Command - Delete Hydrogens from Molecule Data

"babel --append ..." Command - Calculate Molecule Properties

List of File Formats Supported by Open Babel

"babel -a..." Command - Extra Input Reading Options

"babel -x..." Command - Extra Output Writing Options

"babel" vs. "obabel" Commands

"babel ... -o svg" - Generating SVG Pictures

"babel -o svg" Command - SVG Generation Options

"babel ... -o svg" Command - Generate SVG from SMILES

"babel ... -o svg -xi" - Show Atom Indices in SVG

Substructure Search with Open Babel

"babel -s ..." Command - Substructure Search

Substructure Search with Wildcard Atom "*"

Substructure Search with Wildcard Bond "~"

What Are SMARTS Expressions

Substructure Search with SMARTS Expressions

Similarity Search with Open Babel

"babel -o fpt ..." Command - Similarity Search

Fingerprint Types Supported in Open Babel

Substructure Search with Fingerprints

Generate Fingerprint of Single Molecule

What Is Tanimoto coefficient

"babel -ofpt -xs" - Display Fingerprint Fragments

"babel" - FP2 Exhaustive Fingerprint Fragments

"babel" - FP2 Fingerprint Fragment Ends at Ring

"babel -H fpt" - Fingerprint Help Information

Using Fastsearch Fingerprint Index

"babel ... -o fs" - Generate Fastsearch Index

"babel -i fs ..." - Fingerprint Index Based Search

"babel -i fs ... -s ... -at n" - Top n Similarity Search

"babel -i fs ... -s ... -at score_range" - Similarity Search

"Difficulty opening ..." Error Using Fastsearch Index

"babel -i fs ... -s SMILES" - Substructure Search with Index

"babel -i fs ... -s query_file" - Substructure Search

"babel -i fs ... -s query_file" - Exact Match Search

Other Open Babel Commands

List of Open Babel Commands

"obchiral" - Print Chirality Information

"obconformer" - Generate Best Conformer

"obenergy" - Calculate Molecule Energy

"obfit" - Superimpose Two Molecules

"obgen" - Generate Molecule 3D Structures

"obgrep" - Search Molecules using SMARTS

"obminimize" - Optimize Geometry/Energy of Molecule

"obprobe" - Create Electrostatic Probe Grid

"obrotamer" - Generate Random Rotational Isomers

"obrotate" - Rotate Dihedral Angles with SMARTS

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