A package for drawing 2D molecules using the TikZ package.

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How to get Anki working with TikZ-based packages?

Since I have been struggling with this for some time and the issue is nowhere to be found on the Web, I thought to ease up some people's lives by posting this question here. Assumption: Basic ...
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Obsolete ChemFig package usage

I have a figures, which was drawing in ChemFig v1.0. In the old days, all perfectly compiled (TeXstudio), but now with the release of ChemFig v1.2, I have mistake "Undefined control sequence. \chemrel"...
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Undefined control sequence \pgfsyspdfmark converting Standalone TikZ with pdflatex

My ultimate goal is to get chemfig working with AnkiSRS. It only accepts .png as latex output, so I need to compile with pdflatex and then convert the file from within the latex environment. I am ...
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Problems with Mol2chemfig code

I have to include organic molecules into a report and for that reason I wanted to use chemfig. After having installed the package I tested it with one of the first lines of code in the documentation: \...
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Arranging vertical reaction with “plus(+)” in chemfig scheme

I'm now trying to draw some basic chemistry scheme with the package "chemfig". I tried to draw something like this: Actually I successfully created the image above via the following code: \...
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In chemfig how do I notate an empty bond?

In certain contributions to resonant structures of some compounds there is not a bond between two separate parts and so the total bond is less than one. How would I position the parts as if they were ...
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How to rotate a “-U>” arrow appropriately in chemfig

I'm using chemfig to create a structural formula of a reaction. I'm showing two alpha-amino acids that are reacting and generating a 2-residue peptide when loosing a molecule of water and I want to ...
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mis-aligned chemical names

I am using \chemfig for writing chemical symbols, but those symbols they are misaligned with the rest of the text. Is there a package that I should add? \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage[...
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Draw Inductive effect bond

I want to draw Inductive effect on the bond of molecular. What is the code if I use ChemFig? Thank you.
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Orbital shift when i use atoms near it

I'm drawing some orbitals and I noticed that when I have an atom near the orbital, the orbital shifts down a little (it's very ugly). This happens only if I put the hydrogen at the beginning of the ...
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Chemical Scheme with tikz-visible wobbles

I encountered a problem when using chemfig-schemes inside of a tikzpicture and the visible-tikzset. The chemical structures wobble upwards, but only on the second slide; every slide after that stays ...
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Chemistry: Experimental page with Chemfig, tikz, chemnum

I'm currently writing my Master Thesis in Organic chemistry. Since this is uncomfortable in word having many graphics and numbering I figured Latex would be best. Yesterday I discovered chemfig and ...
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ChemFig - Interaction with aromatic ring/delocalised notation for isomers

OK, as it seems neither the manual nor google find an answer, maybe "you" as a community have an idea. Can I draw an aromatic ring with a delocalised bond (attached to the ring) in ChemFig? One ...
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Lewis structures in chemfig [duplicate]

I want to do something like this using chemfig. I watched the chemfig guide but I can't find a solution. Can you help me? (Sorry, my english is not very good)
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Draw Lewis structures like a book

I want to draw a Lewis structure as in the picture. I tried to do with chemfig but does not perform the separation of the points and a minus in the superscript.
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chemfig - Redox semi-reaction

It is possible write the two redox half-reactions inside a brace, so as to obtain a thing as in this figure? I'm using chemfig package
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Fix spacing of a chemfig in tabular environnement

I have a tabularcontaining several chemical formulas and unfortunately, even though the text is spaced correctly the molecules touch the border like this: Code : \subsubsection{Groupes} \begin{...
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si units in chemfig

How can write si units in chemfig? I need to put angstrom symbol instead of "A". Here is my mwe: \documentclass[preview,border=10pt]{standalone} \usepackage{chemfig} \usepackage{tikz} \begin{...
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Chemical reaction scheme with loop

I'm trying to produce the scheme in the figure on latex, so far my attempts are abortive. I've added here what I have so far using the chemfig package: \schemestart A \arrow{->[$k_{on}$]} B \...
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How to insert chemical names instead of structures in a chemical scheme?

I'd like to make a chemical scheme in a document I'm writing. However, the code I am trying to compile gives some errors. The error occurs at the line 11 (line after arrow command, with \chemname). I ...
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Alkenes and newman projections

Recently, I've written a latex document about stereochemistry, but i needed a lot of strange newman projection, I found lots of problem about alkenes. First of all, I had to draw alkenes, then my ...
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Cyclo-hexane Newman projection

How can i draw this projection? I'm already using chemfig, so i prefer a solution with it. edit: as requested, here is my mwe \documentclass[preview,border=1pt]{standalone} \usepackage{chemmacros}...
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Latex with chemfig to Word document

I have the following situation: I am writing my thesis in Latex and my adviser, who has never heard about Latex, decided to edit my thesis in MS Word (initially, he made corrections on the printed ...
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How to make phenyl benzene (Biphenyl)?

\chemname{\chemfig{*6(-=-(-{Cl})=-=)}}{Chlorobenzene} + 2 Na + \chemfig{*6(-=-=-(-{Cl})=)} $\xrightarrow{Ether}$ It is fitig reaction. The major product is biphenyl. I couldnt code that..
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Drawing chemical structure - newman projections

I'm trying to create a figure showing some different possible chemical structures of the butane molecule in the form of the right most diagrams in the below image and I'd like to know the best way to ...
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Using chemfig arrows between tikz nodes

I want to use chemfig arrows between two tikz nodes. I looked up chemfig manual. It has examples where chemfig scheme is drawn in tikz node, but no example of how to use chemfig arrows as tikz arrow. ...
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Displaying chemical structure using chemfig in web browser

I have searched for an answer, but I don't find an answer neither on Google nor here. Is it possible to use chemfig for displaying chemical structure in a website, like it is possible to use the ...
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Chemfig - Handling horizontal overflow

When creating a large reaction scheme with some Polymers in it, the scheme can become pretty large and flow outside the page. I would like it to wrap and look like this: My LaTeX currently looks ...
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chemfig double bond gap at joint

I'm using chemfig to draw chemical figures. However, when drawing double bonds as side group onto a carbon chain, I get a little gap. This behaviour is different e.g. in chemdraw, where it looks ...
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Moving a misplaced title underneath its chemical structure in chemfig?

I can't seem to get the benzopinacol name under its specific molecule, the one circled in blue. Is there any way to fix this? This is not only my first time using LaTeX but also my first time coding....
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Forked arrows with chemfig and tikzpicture

this question has been asked in this link: Forked arrows with chemfig It is very helpful for me. I would like to thank Gonzalo Medina for his solution. However, I have two questions that I cannot ...
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Forked arrows with chemfig

How can one make a forked arrow in chemfig? Semantically it is exactly opposite to \merge command but seems like it's not implemented in a package. I don't have any experience with TikZ graphics but ...
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chemfig: abbreviate a constitutional formula with round brackets

I'd like to abbreviate a constitutional formula with round brackets. In math mode it works: \documentclass{scrartcl} \begin{document} $\mathrm{CH_3-(CH_2)_3-CH_3}$ instead of $\mathrm{CH_3-CH_2-CH_2-...
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Aligning benzene wrt. its centre, in chemfig

Back again, with more questions. This time, I need to align a reaction scheme involving benzene. This is what I currently have: \diagram[1.0]{ \schemestart[0, 1.5, thick] \chemfig{**6(------)}...
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Match chemfig arrow with mhchem arrow style

I really need to have all arrows set as the TikZ stealth arrow, or similar, by default for the whole document. The arrow style must be consistent, the length and spacing aren't a real problem. Most of ...
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How can i write Chemical Equation using Chemfig

i want to ask where i have to write code \chemfig{A*5(-B=C-D-E=)} so that it will produce output as chemical Equation. same as : https://www.sharelatex.com/project/56a9a475a56d800704791d83
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How to draw an arenium ion with chemfig?

This question is fairly straightforward, I hope. I want to achieve this, including the plus and the incomplete circle. I can already draw the benzene bit with chemfig, positioning the plus and ...
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Real-time editor(whiteboard) using Latex Editor

After studying tex for more then 3 weeks, I am still wondering, how can I create a real-time editor(whiteboard) to prepare notes with complex structure. Suppose I am having dictionary of latex symbols ...
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Parentheses within chemfig are shifted in height

I am trying to draw a polymer with repeating units using chemfig. However, my opening and closing parentheses are shifted in vertical direction. This is my minimal working example: \documentclass[...
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chemfig: L-shaped arrow

I have a reaction scheme with three compounds. In this I'd like to use a L-shaped arrow having the possibiliy to put labels on. This kind of arrow is not provied by chemfig, so I customized my first ...
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How to get \lewis or \Lewis (in chemfig) to have custom angles and not just 0-7?

I'm drawing a molecule (p-anisaldehyde) in which one of the bonds is at a 60 degree angle and the atom at the end is inside \Lewis{}. I would like to have the two electron groups on the end atom to be ...
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Inconsistent spacing between a molecule and its name with chemfig

Why am I getting all this blank space after the phenylalanine molecule? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[dvipsnames, svgnames, x11names, table]{xcolor} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \usepackage{...
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How to define the exact starting point of a mechanistic arrow in chemfig

I want to draw a radical reaction mechanism and obviously the arrow should start at the lone electron and not at the corresponding atom. How could I achieve this? This is my code: \documentclass[...
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can't get to run chemfig module properly

I did structure formulas with latex before, but now I wanted to reaction mecanisms with electron movement arrows and everything. I used some example code to try and get to know the principles, but it ...
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Writing chemical reaction with WP-QuickLaTeX?

I want to show series of some chemical reactions on wordpress with QuickLaTeX using the popular chemfig and mhchem packages. However, I always encounter some problem. For example I want to show ...
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How to draw ligands with different hapticities

In organometallic chemistry it's common to draw ligands that are not bound atom to atom. Common examples are ferrocene: or Zeisse's salt: Does anyone have a strategy for approaching structures ...
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How do you draw a dative bond with chemfig?

How do you draw a dative / coordinate bond with chemfig? I would like to have the bond to appear as an arrow.
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Updated chemfig gives errors for previously working code

I've just installed TeX Live 2015 vanilla and I tried to compile some old sources just to be sure that everything worked. TeX Live works, but I have problems with some code that I've unashamedly ...
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chemfig formula in table - vertical alignment

I want to create numbered chemical formula via chemfig environment. MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,fleqn,leqno]{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{tikz,tikz-3dplot,graphicx} \usepackage{...
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Reducing arrow margin in chemfig

Im trying to get a figure with a chemfig drawing to fit in my column. I cannot scale the entire figure with scalebox, as the text set with \chemname{} will be scaled too. \setatomsep{1.2em} \...