What are the steps for converting Fischer projections to bond line views?
You draw a zig-zag line with the correct number of carbon atoms, then you attach the groups in the correct locations.
For example, the Fischer projection of D-gulose is
To convert the Fischer projection to a bond line formula you just draw a zig-zag line of six carbon atoms.
Then you put an aldehyde group at
Note that a bond line formula gives no stereochemical information.
It shows only which atoms are connected to the other atoms.
The structure above could represent any of the fifteen stereoisomers of D-gulose.