MarvinSketch Application Options

The Marvin Beans package contains the MarvinSketch application.


msketch [ options ] [ files or URLs... ]



Print command line help


Import a structure from standard input


Verbose debugging messages for cut/copy/paste and drag & drop


Specifies the URL of an image import service for the Sketcher to use.

You can also pass options to Java VM when you run the application from command line.


  1. Start MarvinSketch with an empty sketcher window:

  2. Start MarvinSketch by loading two molfiles in two windowsmsketch caffeine.mol l-adrenaline.mol

MarvinSketch Parameters and Events