All ChemDraw versions since 17 will NOT export a pdf in which the bonds are lines (when opened in, e.g., Adobe Illustrator) -- all bonds are annoying filled trapezoids, a problem that existed in earlier versions but got fixed somewhere around ChemDraw 15. In ChemDraw 21 or anything >17, you have to save the file, then open it in ChemDraw 16 (!!) and then save as a pdf in order to have the file open in AI such that bonds are really lines. This is already annoying enough, but I worry that one day ChemDraw 16 will no longer be available or licensed here, and we will have no solution. Can PerkinElmer PLEASE fix ChemDraw on the Mac such that bonds are again lines in the pdf export!!!! [Or does someone have a better solution?]
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