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gchem3d - a small chemical viewer application

GCHEM3D(1) gnome-chemistry-utils GCHEM3D(1)


gchem3d - a small chemical viewer application


gchem3d [ OPTION(S)...] [FILE...]


gchem3d is a small chemical viewer application, which can show several chemical file formats.


The following options are accepted:
-b COLOR, --bgcolor=COLOR
Use the given color as background color. COLOR can be one of " black" (default), "white", " #rrggbb" (don't forget to escape the “#” character in the shell).
-d MODEL, --display3d=MODEL
Choose how molecules are displayed. MODEL can be one of " BallnStick" (default), "SpaceFill".
-?, --help
Show application help options.
--help-all, --help-*
Print all or just a group of help options. These options are not documented here. Instead see gtk-options(7) and gnome-options(7).
-v, --version
Print gchem3d version information.


gnome-options(7), gtk-options(7)


Jean Bréfort <>
Program author.
Daniel Leidert <>
Manpage author.
Copyright © 2002-2007, 2012 Jean Bréfort
Copyright © 2004-2007 Daniel Leidert
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.
$Date: 2012-06-10 13:02:28 +0200 (dim. 10 juin 2012) $ gcu 0.14