OpenBabel


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Convert

Convert 'what' stuff from 'fromFormat' to 'toFormat'. For the list of values suitable for formats substitution please visit this site. Returns empty string in case of failure.

Test

To test the operation using the HTTP POST protocol, click the 'Invoke' button.
Parameter Value
what:
fromFormat:
toFormat:

SOAP 1.1

The following is a sample SOAP 1.1 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /OpenBabel.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: www.chemspider.com
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length
SOAPAction: "http://www.chemspider.com/Convert"

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <Convert xmlns="http://www.chemspider.com/">
      <what>string</what>
      <fromFormat>string</fromFormat>
      <toFormat>string</toFormat>
    </Convert>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/">
  <soap:Body>
    <ConvertResponse xmlns="http://www.chemspider.com/">
      <ConvertResult>string</ConvertResult>
    </ConvertResponse>
  </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>

SOAP 1.2

The following is a sample SOAP 1.2 request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /OpenBabel.asmx HTTP/1.1
Host: www.chemspider.com
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <Convert xmlns="http://www.chemspider.com/">
      <what>string</what>
      <fromFormat>string</fromFormat>
      <toFormat>string</toFormat>
    </Convert>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/soap+xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<soap12:Envelope xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:soap12="http://www.w3.org/2003/05/soap-envelope">
  <soap12:Body>
    <ConvertResponse xmlns="http://www.chemspider.com/">
      <ConvertResult>string</ConvertResult>
    </ConvertResponse>
  </soap12:Body>
</soap12:Envelope>

HTTP GET

The following is a sample HTTP GET request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

GET /OpenBabel.asmx/Convert?what=string&fromFormat=string&toFormat=string HTTP/1.1
Host: www.chemspider.com
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<string xmlns="http://www.chemspider.com/">string</string>

HTTP POST

The following is a sample HTTP POST request and response. The placeholders shown need to be replaced with actual values.

POST /OpenBabel.asmx/Convert HTTP/1.1
Host: www.chemspider.com
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: length

what=string&fromFormat=string&toFormat=string
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/xml; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: length

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<string xmlns="http://www.chemspider.com/">string</string>