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{chemistry} is about typesetting chemical content.

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Line break long chemical names that contain brackets

I have some very long chemical names that are spilling into the margins, and I'd like to just tell LaTeX how to hyphenate them automatically so I don't have to manually go back and insert hard line ...
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Kröger Vink notation

This question led to a new feature in a package: chemformula How to properly typeset Kröger Vink notation? I can try something like \ce{V_O^{..}} (using mhchem) but the dots are not aligned well ...
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How can I write these chemical reaction equations?

Trying to write a thesis, and I need some reaction equations. How can I write this in LaTeX?
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Draw molecule charge in latex using chemfig?

I've got a lewis dot structure diagram as seen in the following image: However, I would like to have brackets on the outside to indicate the positive charge, since this is supposed to represent H3O 1+...
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How to draw counter-ions using chemfig package?

For my thesis I need to draw this: With this code I could get everything except for the counter-ion (shown with red arrow, I do not need the red arrow and the line on the figure). \documentclass[...
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Getting double headed arrows with curly arrow above

I'm looking for a way to draw a double-headed arrow with a curly arrow above to depict a reversible chemical reaction with addition of another reagent. The script I'm working with at the moment is as ...
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Polymer structure in PPCHTEX - how to make big brackets?

I'm trying to draw polymer structure using PPCHTEX under ConTeXt packages, my current code is \starttext \startformula \setupchemical[scale=small,width=fit] \startchemical \chemical[ONE,SB3,SB7,SB5,...
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Rightarrow with a Delta on it (for use with the mhchem package)

I have a small problem with arrows. I need a \rightarrow with a \Delta on it. Can you help me, please? I use the chemistry package \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem}.
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Modiagram Package: How can we add 3s,3d … orbitals?

I'm learning to use LaTeX to prepare my chemistry lessons using Beamer. While searching the internet I found the modiagram package that helped me so much, but I need help with the following: How can ...
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Typesetting chemical element names

What is the 'best' package for typesetting names of chemical element? (I don't need anything but the names of the chemical elements.) Assume I want to typeset The dissociation of a AgBr molecure ...
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Arrows chemical equations

I want to write the following equation; note the arrow underneath BaSO_4 and the H_2O over the \longrightarrow. Is that possible with the chemist package, which I already use for my chemical ...
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Chemical equation with “●” symbol

How to write this equation (the ● is like the +). I'm using {chemist} package for ordinary equations. ROO● + AH → ROOH + A●
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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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How to cross off the structure in chemfig

I do not know how to cross off the structure in chemfig. It should look like on the picture Thanks! Here is my sample code: \documentclass[12pt,doublespacing,letterpaper]{report} \usepackage{...
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Chemistry arrows in restricted latex

I'm writing some software that interfaces with a LaTeX renderer. I need to write chemical reactions and equilibria, but I don't have access to xrightleftharpoons, is there a way I can render the same ...
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Chemistry package for typesetting nuclide

Is there a chemistry package with a specific command for typesetting nuclide? If not, what is the preferred method for typing this? Here is what I have myself: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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Alignment of chemical equations

I would like to align some chemical reactions in my document. This is an example of what I did: \begin{equation} \nuclide[14][7]{N} + n \to \nuclide[14][6]{C} + p \end{equation} <Some text> \...
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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 such ...
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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":