Questions tagged [chemfig]

{chemfig} is for questions pertaining to the use of the chemfig package for drawing 2D molecules and reaction schemes.

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Easy way to draw atomic orbitals and integrate them into ChemFig structures

I'm looking for a method to draw molecules as skeleton structures via chemfig and include some atomic orbitals (i.e. s, p and d orbitals and some sp-hybrid orbitals too) into them (at positions where ...
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How to make a phenyl radical with chemfig?

I'm trying to make a phenyl radical using chemfig, so far I've used this code: \chemfig{*6(-\Lewis{0.,}=-=-=)} What I obtain however is this, with a "broken" angle in the phenyl: How to obtain a ...
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Can you make chemical structure diagrams in LaTeX?

Can you create diagrams of chemical structures in LaTeX? Example(s) of "chemical structure diagrams":
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How to modify just some nodes' styles in chemfig

In the following molecular drawing, I want to only circle the rightmost OH of the first molecule and the leftmost H of the second, to show that they are the ones that are involved in the formation of ...
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Easy chemical reactions

I'm trying to convert some of my lecture slides to LaTeX. What's the best way to convert a number of slides (similar to the one below) into nice notes? I am aware of mhchem and chemstyle, but I don't ...
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chemfig and lego-style molecule construction

Many biochemical molecules, such as nucleic acids for example, are composed by nature in a hierarchical fashion from a limited number of building blocks. It would be nice to replicate this approach ...
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Crossing bonds in chemfig

Sometimes, molecular structures have crossing bonds, and we want to indicate which bond is in the foreground. In the chemfig example below, I have done this by first drawing a thick, white bond to an ...
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How to number atoms using chemfig?

I need to number atoms using chemfig. I thought I could use \chembelow and \chemabove to place numbers above and below but adding these commands changes the look of the drawing and does not simply ...
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Where is the TexLive 2010 default package directory located in Windows 7 64-bit?

Where is the TexLive 2010 default package directory located in Windows 7 64-bit? I'm led to believe it should be in C:\texlive\2010\texmf\tex\latex but that appears not to be the case and I cannot ...
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How can I get Lewis-like structures + illustrate electron transfer

I know about the existence of packages that allow Lewis structures but that is not the question. The question is how to illustrate radical reactions as depicted below. The solution would ideally be ...