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I use the texmaker editor to write latex. To write chemistry formulas, what extension do you recommend? I downloaded it from Miktex that have a lot.


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    If I understand you correctly you want to typeset chemical formulas, don't you? Then TeXmaker would not be related to your problem. Otherwise, if you talk about the input of chemical formulas you should add this piece of information. – TeXnician Jan 4 '18 at 17:10
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    While you wait for an answer to this thread, please go back to your previous questions and accept the answers that helped you. – TeXnician Jan 4 '18 at 17:13
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    There are several packages available: chemfig, mhchem, chemformula to name a few. Try Google "latex chemistry". – Sandy G Jan 4 '18 at 17:15
  • @TeXnician Chemical reactions and organic formulas, mainly for examinations. I have seen that there are many extensions and I do not know which one to download for texmaker. – Guillemus Callelus Jan 4 '18 at 17:17
  • I've already searched. If what I was asking for was the advice of someone you are using, that is fine. To avoid walking trying ... – Guillemus Callelus Jan 4 '18 at 17:45

A bit example with mhchem- Here there is a documentation mhchem.

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\ce{H2SO4}, \quad 


  • Beryllium-115 with atomic number 70? What the heck is this:) – andselisk Jan 13 '18 at 21:13
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    :-) it is an example. – Sebastiano Jan 15 '18 at 18:15
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    It hurts my chemist's eyes so much:D – andselisk Jan 15 '18 at 18:19

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