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I am using mhchem package for writing chemical reactions in my blog. How shall I use the underset tag properly so that the text hydrogen ion will come just below the product?

Code I have tried is below:

\ce{H – e^–>\underset{\text{Hydrogen ion}}{\ce{H^+}}
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You have

  • instead of - (twice)
  • missing spaces around the arrow (and a missing dash): ->
  • missing $ ... $ around underset{}{}
  • a missing } at the end.

Correcting all this gives:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[version=4]{mhchem}
\begin{document}
\ce{H - e^- -> $\underset{\text{Hydrogen ion}}{\ce{H^+}}$}
\end{document}

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