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This Sketch Data Plugin fetches a random molecule from the ChEMBL (https://www.ebi.ac.uk/chembl/) API and returns a rendering of its structure as PNG image. This can be incredibly useful when designing software for the life sciences where chemical structures might be a common form of data rendered.
Requires Sketch >= 3
- Download the latest release
- Double click the plugin file to install.
Features and Usage
Once you have installed the ChemFill plugin, you can access it from the Sketch Data menu.
Inserting a Random Structure
A common use case is inserting a molecular structure into a shape:
Step 1: Select and right click on the shape you would like to insert a Chemical structure into.
Step 2: Select Data from the context menu.
Step 3: Select the Random Structure action.
Step 4: Enjoy your chemical mastery!
Inserting Random Chemical Data
Another common set of use cases is generating and inserting chemical data as text. This is done much the same way:
Step 1: Select and right click on the text box, or collection of text boxes, you would like to fill.
Step 2: Select the type of data you would like to generate from the ChemFill Data menu.
Step 3: Congratulate yourself for getting this far without a Chemistry PhD.
Install the dependencies
Once the installation is done, you can run some commands inside the project folder:
To watch for changes:
yarn run watch
Additionally, if you wish to run the plugin every time it is built:
To view the output of your
console.log, you have a few different options:
- Use the
Console.appand look for the sketch logs
- Look at the
Skpm provides a convenient way to do the latter:
-f option causes
skpm log to not stop when the end of logs is reached, but rather to wait for additional data to be appended to the input
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About this plugin
ahadik published this plugin 3mos ago.
v1.2.3 is the latest of 6 releases
Native updates are supported within Sketch.app.