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Plotting data lines properly annotated with pgfplots

I am plotting a series of rather busy plots consisting of many (5..25) lines of experimental data using pgfplots 1.14 and TikZ 3.0.1a. These curves are often overlapping, coexist near x or y axis, and ...
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Package for professional writing of electron configurations? [closed]

I am writing a paper that deals partly with X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). XPS results are usually described with the respective elements and the electron configuration of the measured ...
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How do I make square brackets in a chemical formula?

I want to write the concentration of chlorine ions inside a cell as [Cl-]i, with the - superscripted and the i subscripted. I can't figure out how to do this.
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Latex codes for some other chemistry symbols

How can i write some of these symbols in Latex? Quadruple Bond or even 5 or 6 bonds as evident from Wikipedia articles: (Quadruple)(Quintuple)(Sextuple) Bent / Banana bonds (bonds having a curved ...
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Writing an equation without italic font - chemistry packages

I am dealing with two issues: First i need to write chemistry expressions like the one shown below not with italic but with upright font. Second i want to know if there is any useful chemistry ...
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Is there any way I can draw a wedge and dashed chemistry bond inline, in Latex?

I'm trying to draw bonds inline in a section that discusses chemistry notation. I wanted to have them in line, as opposed to referencing a figure. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[...
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Can I add a label to a figure that shows up next to the figure?

I'm writing my chemistry thesis and it involves a lot of reaction schemes How can I add a label that shows up? I want to label the first compound 1, and I want this to be a Latex label so I can refer ...
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XyMTeX problem with for French

I want to use XyMTeX to draw some chemical structrures, but because I am French, I need to add \usepackage[francais]{babel} in order to be able to use accents. My problem is that with this package, my ...
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How to draw a small benzene ring symbol in an inline chemical formula?

I need to type an inline chemical formula such as HO-(C=O)-(Benzene)-(C=O)-OH. Is there a way I could insert a small benzene symbol (something compact, without using tikzpicture environment, \...
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Add charges on Organic Structures in Chemfig

Essentially I just want to put a charge on a carbon atom, but I don't want to include the "C", using \chemabove almost works however it creates gaps between the bonds. \documentclass{article} \...
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Chemfig: \color doesn't work

Why \colordoesn't work? I need to color the -OH oxydrilic function: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[ a4paper, ...
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How can I write underset tag properly in the reaction?

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 ...
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LaTeX code for arrow

What is the LaTeX code for this kind of arrow: These are useful in chemical kinetics and parallel reactions... Also how to draw arrows for redox reactions? I mean those arrows above and below... (...
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How to typeset Hess' Cycle in tikz-cd?

I want something like this: A B ΔH \ / (-397*2) \ / C Where the arrow points from A to C, and from B to C. How can I do ...
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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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Drawing a chemical molecule structure

Being a mechanical engineer I never had the necessity to draw chemical formulas/molecule structures in LaTeX, but now I have to draw the structure of Polyethylene glycol. So I was looking at examples ...
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Multiple bonds in Lewis structure

I've been using the chemfig package for drawing Lewis structures but have run into an issue in which I need to show multiple bonds between two atoms in Lewis dot notation as show below. The code I ...
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chemformula and common organic chemistry groups

What would be the proper (and efficient) way to type common organic groups/radicals/substituents like i-Pr, n-Bu or t-Bu with chemformula (the main concern is the prefixes)? So far I tried the ...
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Using second optional scale for chemfig causes bug in ring with circle [duplicate]

I found a bug in chemfig: If you use the second optional argument in \chemfig[][scale=0.5] the circle in the ring is not resized: \documentclass[captions=tableabove,ngerman]{scrreprt} \usepackage{...
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Problem with chemistry packages

I have been using \usepackage{mhchem} to write chemical equations. Now I want to use also \usepackage{chemformula}. But when I use the second package it appears that LaTeX doesn't understand the ...
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Simplified formatting of NMR data

For my thesis I have to format NMR data. The assignment of individual signals can be done either by numbering the atoms in the molecule or by writing down part of its structure as a molecular formular ...
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Adding Carbon numbers to bonds in Newman figure

Can anyone please help me in making this graph? I went through the process of making Newman figure, but unable to give numbers to nodes within it like the image I have pasted: Edit by ManuelKuehner ...
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Chemical bonds and atom position with chemfig

I have been working in the cylindrospermopsin structure using chemfig. The structure is: I draw it with te following code: \documentclass[12pt, border={10pt 10pt 10pt 10pt}]{standalone} \pagestyle{...
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chemnum: compounds numbers don't replace TMP at the right position in .eps file (chemdraw)

I'm really new to LaTeX, and even newer to this website, so forgive me in advance for all the mistakes I may have made. Here's my problem: I'm trying to replace the temporary labels (TMP1,...) in an ....
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Draw Inductive effect bond

I want to draw Inductive effect on the bond of molecular. What is the code if I use ChemFig? Thank you.
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Is it possible to explicitly declare compound labels in the package chemnum?

Is there a command in the chemnum package that allows labels for a compound to be explicitly defined (for example, if I explicitly wanted a compound to be called A3 or another string), similar to the ...
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Aligning arrow fo Chemical reaction and much more

My chemical reaction latex codes look like this \document[11pt]{article} \usepackage{chemfig} \begin{document} \schemestart \chemname{\chemfig{R-H}}{Alkane} \arrow(.{5.5}--){->[light,heat or ...
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electronegativity brackets with chemfig (?)

I've been trying to draw something like this with chemfig: Specifically I'm trying to create those red brackets around the bonds indicating that due the Oxygen's higher electronegativity, it has a ...
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chemical reaction, arrow misplaced

I am new on latex and on chemfig. Here are the molecules that I would like to draw. My problem is that I can't put the arrow where I would like it to be. I have tried with the anchors but apparently ...
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Emergency stop with automatically generated pspicture

I have to show up with several cdx files in my document. I didn't find a ChemDraw handling package for LaTeX, so I took the cdx files converted to pdf and imported them in inkscape, which I then could ...
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Drawing a polymer with multiple polymer brackets in the same bond in chemfig

I need to draw the following polymers and don't quite know how I manage two polymer brackets in one bond. The result should look like this: My current code produces the first set of brackets, but I ...
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Chemfig: scheme vertical align

How can I vertical align this scheme to the same bottom line? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[italian]{babel} \usepackage[ a4paper, margin=...
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Defining 'scheme' as a caption whilst using Tufte book

I'm currently writing my thesis using the tufte-book class, and have been told that captions must go underneath the figures/tables/schemes (I know this goes against the point, but I can't really do ...
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Modify part of an environment from a package: experimental environment of chemmacros

General Question: How do I use an environment from a package and modify one or more commands but keep all the functionality of the the others? Sorry if I should know that this isn't possible or viable ...
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How to use parentheses in non-polymer molecule

I would llike to draw the following molecule in tex using chemfig: I tried in the following way: \chemleft[ \chemfig{HOH_2C-[:-60]P^{+}(-[:-120]HOH_2C)(-[:-60]CH_2OH)-[:60]CH_2OH }\chemright]${}_2$\...
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chemfig: vertical alignment of coefficient

I try to show thermal decomposition of Benzoyl peroxide (BPO) with chemfig. But I don't get the coefficients („2“) vertical aligned properly. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{chemfig} \begin{...
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redox reactions with arrows and enumeration using chemmacros

I'm using the chemmacros package and I'd like to have a counter on the left of the following equation: I've tried using the \begin{reactions} command but I only get this: I can't figure out how to ...
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How to make some chemformula bonds bold?

I'm making an IR wavenumber table. One of the bonds is the C-H of an alkyne, and I want to emphasize the C-H bond only. I tried to make just the C-H bond bold, keeping the triple bond untouched. There'...
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chemical reactions: equilibrated reversible step symbol

I have no idea how to write this equilibrated reversible step of a surface reaction: . Is there a circled leftright harpoon in some package? or, how can I put that tiny circle in the middle of the ...
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mis-aligned chemical names

I am using \chemfig for writing chemical symbols, but those symbols they are misaligned with the rest of the text. Is there a package that I should add? \documentclass[11pt]{report} \usepackage[...
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Custom Suffixes for Sub-compounds in chemnum

I'm using chemnum to keep track of my compounds in my thesis, and there are certain instances where I have a group of compounds that differ by a single substituent. Ideally, I would like to be able to ...
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Using tikz-cd to draw a complex reaction network

I am trying to draw the following schematic (generated using ChemDraw) using tikzcd. Here's is what I have so far. I don't understand how the positioning of labels above and below the arrows ...
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window and experimental environment from chemmacros - compatibility?

I am having a problem with the formatting of the experimental part of my chemistry thesis. I describe the synthesis and the spectroscopic values of a molecule to wrap around a small graphic ...
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Adding dipole moments in chemfig

I haven't been able to find anything in chemfig for adding dipole moments to my molecules beyond creating custom arrows with tikz, which is more involved than I'd like at the moment. Is there some ...
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TikZ and tikzorbital: bacground and caption fill width correspondence

Current question related with my other question, TikZ and tikzorbital: problem with background. In prevous question, the problem with layers has been decided: All I need is just fill rectangle width ...
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Marking state change alongside reaction in chemmacros

I am working on beamer presentations for my students to discuss chemical reactions in my classes. I am using the following syntax for \documentclass[10pt]{beamer} \usepackage{tikz} % ...
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How does the package pst-labo work to draw chemical equipment?

I would like to draw some chemical equipment and I found this pst-labo package. However, it does not work for me and I am sure I have the package installed. This should be a very simple example of ...
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How to add a decimal point in the units of a concentration? [duplicate]

I have been writing my concentrations as per the code below using \SI{300}{\milli\gram\per\milli\litre} however my supervisor keeps writing a stupid . in all my feedback and wants the concentration to ...
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Can't compile chemschemex and biblatex in document [duplicate]

I am a complete novice to LaTeX and have a problem when compiling my document. Whenever I try turning on chemschemex in my document, I get error messages and the document doesn't compile. After ...
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Is rotating bonds possible in mhchem?

I'm doing bonds using mhchem and I'm wondering if I can rotate a bond by X degrees. Is there a way? Im using mhchem inline: \ce{A\bond{3}B(<I want to insert an angle here>)\bond{2}C}. Thank ...