gchem3d(1) a small chemical viewer application


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



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.


Jean Bréfort <[email protected]>

Program author.

Daniel Leidert <[email protected]>

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.