The Cerius2·Open Force Field module (OFF) is the foundation module required for many molecular mechanics energy calculations performed in Cerius2. The Open Force Field module is a necessary basis for the simulations modules documented here, the Force Field Editor module, and many modules described in other Cerius2 documents.
Using this guide
You need not read this entire documentation set before you start using Cerius2 simulation tools:
You should already be familiar with:
Among the products that require the Open Force Field module are:
On-screen help is available within the Cerius2 environment. It is accessed by clicking the right mouse button while the cursor is over the item in the interface about which you want information. A brief identification of some items appears when you simply allow the cursor to linger over them. Additional help and some demos are accessed from the Help menu.
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CERIUS Grapher File