Bookmark Sets Chapter
Applicability: Cranium, Synapse (core versions 0315+)

Bookmarks are simply lists of entities, e.g., chemicals, mixtures, chemical designs, references, etc. You can use bookmarks for navigating through a document, selecting mixtures for export, selecting chemicals for analysis and many more tasks. Although bookmarks are a simple concept they are a very powerful tool.

The Bookmark Sets Chapter is found in Bookmark Documents. The chapter stores bookmarks and provides commands for managing bookmarks.

Chapter Sections

The chapter's datapane is divided into four sections:

Section Description
Reference Section records the reference from which the bookmark entries were obtained. The reference can be any descriptive text string but it typically contains the identifier of a references found in the document's References Chapter.
Bookmarked Entities Section contains one large field managing the storage and editing of bookmark entries.
General Notes Section used to store any general notes about the current bookmark set. Often a brief summary of the bookmark's contents is entered in this field.
Associated Documents Section used to store links to any documents associated with the current bookmark set.
Chapter Commands

The Bookmark Sets Chapter has commands for reporting results and editing bookmarks. These commands are available from the chapter's Commands menu.

  • Report Bookmark Properties: activates the Report Properties Dialog that enables you to select select bookmark attributes to add to an open Report Document. (Also see documentation on Reporting Properties.
  • Remove Bookmarked Entities: activates the Remove Bookmarked Entities Dialog. Any bookmarked entity present in the selected bookmark will be removed from the current bookmark.
  • Add Bookmarked Entities: activates the Add Bookmarked Entities Dialog. All bookmarked entities present in the selected bookmark will be added to the current bookmark.
  • Show Reference: retrieves the reference stored in the current bookmark's Reference Section and opens the reference's associated document.
Common Commands

The menubar provides numerous other commands for navigation, bookmarking, file operations, units conversion, etc. See the documentation on Common Commands for details.

Related Documentation
Topic Description
Using Bookmarks shows a detailed example of how to create and use bookmarks in Cranium and Synapse.
Getting Started using Synapse provides a quick tour of Synapse's capabilities including examples of chemical product design.
Getting Started using Cranium provides a quick tour of Cranium's capabilities including a discussion of structure editing.