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Drawing chemical reactions

I am trying to draw reactions like this I tried it like this \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \usepackage{chemfig} \begin{document} \ce{ \chemfig{CH_3-CH (-[2]OH)-...
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Using the mhchem and chemfig packages in conjunction

I am trying to write a chemical reaction in which I want to include a chemical structure. I am having some trouble regarding alignment and bond length. Here is a minimal working example: \...
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How can images be separated from text by a horizontal line?

I would like to arrange my text according to the style used by chemical journals such as JACS. In there, images are separated from text by a dark blue, thick line from the text (horizontal line with ...
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Chemfig multiple brackets on the same bond

I'd like to draw the following copolymer structure using \chemfig. But it turns out that I can't put the right bracket and the next left one within the same bond. All I found on the internet were ...
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How to wrap text around chemscheme schemes?

Is \usepackage{wrapfig} compatible with \usepackage{chemescheme}? I'm using chemescheme to number my compounds, but need to wrap the text around some schemes. Suggestions? e.g. (but this doesn't ...
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Chemmacros: Undefined control sequence. \end

When I try to create a reaction from chemmacros/reactions I got the following error. I dunno what I am missing. Please help. Thank you. line 11: Undefined control sequence. \end line 11: Missing ...
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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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Aligning chemical elements in a reaction equation

As pictures tell the issue better than I could I'm just gonna insert a screenshot of the problem right off the bat. My problem is concerning the undesired whitespace between the second column of five ...
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Chemical numbering

The XyMTeX package defines the environment XyMcompd{name} that results in a counter \cref{name} pointing to the compound "name". I would like to know what are the basic steps for this macro \cref and ...
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How can I write an 1,4 glycosidic bond in Latex text?

I want to write \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, openright, twoside]{report} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{textgreek} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} %ÄÖÜß und griechische Buchstaben \...
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Automatically resize equilibrium constants in superscripts with chemmacros

Using the chemmacros commands \K... and \p..., equilibrium constants and p functions don't get resized when written as superscripts. For instance, \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemmacros} \...
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Placing the middle of a predefined picture at a certain node

I am trying to create the following reaction network cycle. Here's my output so far. My MWE is \documentclass[11pt]{standalone} \renewcommand*{\familydefault}{\sfdefault} \usepackage{sfmath} \...
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How to write chemical formulas in the title field of .bib file?

Some publications have a chemical formula in the title string. Journals use very different workarounds to export .bib files for these articles on their website. Some are able to create complicate ...
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Looking for help of Chemfig professional to draw a complex molecule

Can someone help me with the complex drawing of iron(II) protoporphyrin IX using chemfig or else? I know this is a bad question but this exceeds my skills by far (i just began using this package) and ...
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chemmacros: Space in Compound name with \iupac

In the following example there is no space before "chloride" as intended. However, when i remove the oxidation number "(III)", the space is there as it should be. Why is that and how can i force a ...
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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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Using Eulervm font with chemformula package

I want to see how various chemical equations look using the euler or eulervm font, but I can't seem to figure out how to do it (or if it's even possible). The documentation for chemformula indicates ...
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Draw molecule structure with torsion angles in TikZ [closed]

I am trying to reproduce this figure in LaTeX: The packages that I have seen for annotating chemical structures do not seem to accomplish what I want (not to mention that my knowledge on chemical ...
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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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How to reduce the spacing in chemical symbols?

Currently, if want to write a chemical symbol, for example, ${}^{239}Np$, this is what I type in: {}^{239}Np. The result: But it looks bad, I feel as if the "N" and "p" should be closer, or a ...
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How to add a vertical space in the text above/under the arrow in the chemfig package [duplicate]

I'm trying to add a vertical space between H$_{2}$O$_{2}$ 30\% and \SI{25}{\degreeCelsius}, \SI{30}{\minute}, but I can't. Do you have any idea how to do it? \documentclass[letter,10pt]{article} \...
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Maths mode with chemmacros

I am a beginner with chemmacros and I have a problem during the compilation when I want to use greek letters inside the \ch{} command. Here is an example: \ch{\Delta E=h.\nu} A solution is to write ...
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How to represent a chemical reaction network

What is the simplest way to represent a reaction network using LaTeX? An example of a reaction network is shown below:
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Help with chemistry equation

I'm trying to reproduce the following equation using the chemfig package : I've been at this for a few hours, trying out different approaches but as soon as one thing works, something else seems to ...
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How can I write bond labels with chemformula?

I want to reproduce this scheme in P. J. Flory's first book, p. 319: for which I need to typeset labels under the bonds. I tried to make bonds accept labels like arrows do, first with the pretty ...
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How to align text, structures, and arrows in chemfig package

Any idea how to align the names of structures to the same height. The arrow and the plus signs, and the chemical structures, too. I tried to align them with \chemnameinit, but does not work. \begin{...
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\mathrm inside align not working

I am trying to make a document and using \mathrm inside an align* environment. But it doesn't works, any help? Here I paste a ME (it doesn't work but it is complete) \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{...
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Document font instead of math font in chemical formula (mhchem package)

I would like to write all chemical formulas in my document using the mhchem package which facilitates the use of the document font. It works quite nicely so far, but it fails for the letter "x". This ...
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Down arrow with many lines using mhchem package

I am using mhchem package for a chemistry chapter in my document. I have a section in which there is a down arrow with many lines, as shown in image below. The code for this that I've wrote so ...
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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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Biblatex: customizing existing style

I'm using the acs-chem style in biblatex, writing in Spanish. I'm trying to change the "y" that appears before the last author in the bibliography for a ";", like if it wasn't the last one. I tried ...
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Aligning reaction equation with amsmath

Basically, I'm trying to use amsmath to align the 2 possible outcomes of a reaction, which naturally does not include an equals sign. \begin{equation} \ce{^{2}_{1}H} + \ce{^{2}_{1}H} &\rightarrow ...
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Connecting repeating fragments of the molecular structure possessing rotational symmetry with chemfig

While drawing a structure of a hexabenzocoronene derivative, I decided to start with the central benzene ring, then define repeating fragment via \definesubmol and attach the bridging carbon atom once ...
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Chemical reaction as a graphical object and chemmacros

I would like to include a picture of a reaction (png/pdf) inside chemmacros's reactions environment (also alongside with other reaction schemes) in order to keep up with the rest of reactions' numbers....
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Boron molecular orbital diagram

Boron molecular orbital diagram have the following form: The nuance is that the level pi lies below the level sigma2. For building molecular orbital diagram I use modiagram package. \documentclass[]...
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Aligning molecule name within a reaction using chemname

I want to align the chemical names of my components without moving the structure. Does someone have an idea how that works? \schemedebug{true} \schemestart \setcrambond{2pt}{}{} \chemname{\chemfig{H-[...
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Chemmacros: Environments reaction and experimental undefined

I get the following errors and have no idea, why. I just updated all my packages. I am using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows 7 and TeXmaker 4.3. Just spent like an hour searching for an answer and didn't get ...
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Chemfig – Charges in skeletal formulas

I’m trying to write a reaction mechanism but there’s a problem. If I want to add charges to ”invisible“ C-Atoms, the skeletal formula get’s broken (see right molecule). Here is a minimal example: \...
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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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Chemical reaction

Good morning, everyone, I am a Bachelor of Science in Physics student, and I would like to be able to reproduce the routing of this example here on Latex, not necessarily draw the molecules, I learn ...
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Comma in chemical formula

I am using the \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} package, and would like to write the formula for Dolomite in my report: (Ca,Mg)CO3 So far I haven't found a way to get that comma right in my formula ...
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Chemmacros - Multiple Values as coupling constant

I'm using the chemmacros package for my thesis in chemistry. Now I want to write down NMR data. My peak is a double-double-duplett I have therefore 3 coupling constants. I use \NMRand \J in the \...
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Chemfig: Package pgfkeys Error: I do not know the key '/tikz/CF'

I am trying to redraw reaction scheme using chemfig package. All works except curved line that should connect 2 nodes those are not neighbours. As it's described in chemfig manual, I added the ...
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ChemFig, Beamer, and Uncover

I want to utilize beamer's \uncover command within ChemFig's reaction scheme environment, i.e.: \schemestart \chemname[-1ex]{\chemfig[][scale=1]{*5(-=(-=[:-60]O)-O-=)}}{Furfural} \uncover<...
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Setting up a redox reaction using chemmacros

I've been trying to set up this redox reaction for quite some time now, having searched the web for answers and being unable to find them I resorted to ask in here. I'm looking for a way to modify the ...
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Resonance hybrids in chemfig

How would I best create the dotted/solid paired bond line for a resonance structure? For example, I have $ \chemfig{ C(=[:90]\lewis{1:3:, O}) (-[:210]\lewis{3:5:7:, O}) (-[:330]\lewis{1:5:7:, O}) } \...
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Draw vertex in middle of icosahedron

I am trying to mimic a ball-and-stick diagram where a molecule is caged in an icosahedron of other molecules. Using tkz-berg I can draw the icosahedron, using code from this SO question. How do I put ...
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Czech babel and chemmacros clash - reaction arrow not displayed

Clash between czech babel and chemacros in displaying reaction arrows, resulting in chemformula error: "unknown-arrow" The arrow type <-> doesn't exist on line 19. If czech babel is switched ...
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Chemistry in Latex [duplicate]

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. Thanks
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Chemfig: \chemname and vertical align

Until I use the \chemname command for molecular descriptions, I can vertically align them. But when I use it, happens this: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}...