Received 7 January 2008
In the molecule of the title compound, C16H14N2O2, an N,N'-dimethyldianthranilide, the two methyl groups are disordered over two positions; site occupation factors were kept fixed as 0.75:0.25 and 0.65:0.35. The dihedral angle between the two benzene rings is 75.57 (3)°.
Data collection: SMART (Bruker, 1998); cell refinement: SAINT (Bruker, 2003); data reduction: SAINT; program(s) used to solve structure: SHELXS97 (Sheldrick, 2008); program(s) used to refine structure: SHELXL97 (Sheldrick, 2008); molecular graphics: X-SEED (Barbour, 2001) and SHELXTL (Sheldrick, 2008); software used to prepare material for publication: modiCIFer (Guzei, 2005).
Supplementary data and figures for this paper are available from the IUCr electronic archives (Reference: HK2415 ).
The authors thank the Australian Research Council for a Discovery Project grant to ACT (grant No. DP0345180), and Macquarie University for the award of a Macquarie University Research Development grant to ACT and the award of a PhD scholarship to ABM.
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