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Isotopes module with chemmacros [closed]

I'm trying to use the Isotopes module in chemmacrospackage but it doesn't work. My preamble has: \usepackage{chemmacros} and my documment itself: \isotope{28,Si}. I'm using the version 5.7a of ...
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Displaying chemical structure using chemfig in web browser

I have searched for an answer, but I don't find an answer neither on Google nor here. Is it possible to use chemfig for displaying chemical structure in a website, like it is possible to use the ...
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How to use MOdiagram for d-orbital splitting?

I've been trying to use the package MOdiagram to simply draw the orbital diagram of one atom, but I have the problem that MOdiagram (as far as I know) only allows you to input s, p, d, and f orbitals, ...
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Ragged2e preventing proper hyphenation of long chemical names

In my thesis I use chemical names containing dashes and numbers in section titles. Additionally, each compound is numbered by using the \cmpd{} command from chemnum-package. To prevent the label from ...
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Two different counters in chemnum package

Is there any possibility to use two independent counters within the chemnum package? I would like to label (by replacing the tags in my .eps file) substances in reactions and steps in catalytic cycles ...
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Electron Configuration

I have seen some other postings about related electron configurations, but nothing that matched what I was looking for. I'm wanting to create the following image:
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Atomic Structure in LaTeX

I used the bohr package to draw the atomic structure of silicon atom. Is it possible that the outer 4 electrons appears distributed symmetrically (left, right, top, bottom). How to show only Si-core ...
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Arrival atom numbering doesn't work with \chemabove

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemfig} \begin{document} \chemfig{ X -[:30,,,2]^{18}\chemabove{O}{H} -[:-30]X } \end{document} This code returns an ...
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How to make an oplus in mhchem

I would like to have an oplus and an ominus in LaTeX. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \begin{document} \ce{A^\oplus + A^\ominus} \end{document}
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Subscript in molecule over reaction arrow

I am writing a report that requires chemical reactions to be numbered and have used the following code to do so: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{chemformula} \...
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Aligning labelled reactions in mhchem

Okay, i have asked this question a long time ago before, but i never got it solved, so i will try my luck again. I have the following code. \documentclass{report} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} %...
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Proper chemical notation in chemmacros with names

I am using chemmacros for the reaction environment and chemformula to write the reaction equation below: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemmacros} \begin{document} \begin{reaction}%improper ...
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Labelling the branches in branching chemical equations using chemfig

The picture below shows what I intend to achieve: The tex script that I wrote: \usepackage{chemfig} . . . \schemestart[0,1.25] \chemfig{*6(-=-=(-CH\textsubscript3)-=)}\arrow{->[Alk. $KMnO_4$][$...
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Drawing both bonds and valence electrons

Is there any package for drawing valence electrons? MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{chemformula} \begin{document} \begin{frame}{Lewis ...
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How to produce this Aufbau/Hund diagram in LaTeX?

How to produce this Aufbau/Hund diagram in LaTeX? I would prefer Chemfig, but TikZ seems a better fit.
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How do you draw a dative bond with chemfig?

How do you draw a dative / coordinate bond with chemfig? I would like to have the bond to appear as an arrow.
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Vertical alignment of reaction mechanism

How can I align the following reaction mechanism of the Aspirin synthesis in chemfig? Code: \schemestart \definesubmol\nobond{-[2,0.2,,,draw=none]} \chembelow[5mm]{\chemfig[][scale=0.7]{HO-[:-30]@{5}...
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Writing Chemical Reaction?

I want to show the reaction between Sodium benzoate and soda lime to give benzene and na2co3 Here is my code \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{chemfig,chemmacros} \...
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chemfig: crossing reactions like crosswords for species in more than on reaction: definearrow1{plus}{+} stays invisible

Is it possible to \definearrow to just put a + sign ? I would like to cross reactions, to draw this chemical pathway (whose source code is at bottom of this question): I have overlapped plus signs ...
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Writing chemical and mathematical equations

I am a newbie in the writing of mathematical and chemistry formulas in latex. The image produced with the code below is: Questions Is align a good environment for those cases? Is it possible to ...
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Upside-down -U> arrow in chemfig

I'd like to draw something like this: The most versatile solution would be something analogous to the -X> type arrow defined in "Easy way to write below arrow (\arrow{-U>}) in chemfig?", which ...
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Identify atoms in chemical equation

I am trying to represent an exchange reaction in N2 + N, where the reactant atomic N is swapped for one in N2. I'm using the mhchem package, and currently have the following: \documentclass{article} \...
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Chemistry: Experimental page with Chemfig, tikz, chemnum

I'm currently writing my Master Thesis in Organic chemistry. Since this is uncomfortable in word having many graphics and numbering I figured Latex would be best. Yesterday I discovered chemfig and ...
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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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Easy way to plot potential energy curves? [closed]

I need to plot the potential energy curves, i.e. to do something similar to this: I know, that I could use pgfplots to get the curves, but what I'm troubled about are the labels - I'd like to do both ...
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Chemmacros write next to reaction

I am using the chemmacros package and I would like to know if it's possible to write next to a reaction, for example, like this: Or maybe with the help of other package. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{...
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Aligning reactants in chemical equation

I want to present a chemical equation, but all of the reactants do not align. How can I vertically center align E^+? This is my code: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[version=3]{mhchem} \...
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Citing sub-references from a combined citation list

The problem       Many journals in chemistry and physics use a referencing style that combines multiple closely-related citations into a single reference: This is a ...
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Radicals, radical ion and friends in chemfig (again)

I read many related questions but could not find the solution for this (apparently simple) problem on which I spent too much time. Starting from the code used Radical ions with chemfig I tried to draw ...
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Chemical reaction scheme with loop

I'm trying to produce the scheme in the figure on latex, so far my attempts are abortive. I've added here what I have so far using the chemfig package: \schemestart A \arrow{->[$k_{on}$]} B \...
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How do I get the right arrow with chemfig / chemsign

I have a short question about the arrow in the reaction I made with chemfig. As you can see in the picture underneath the code the arrow is just "<=>". What I need is this: How can I produce ...
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Bond > in Functional Group

I'd like to get a bond represented by >. As an example, see the table where the ketone group is represented by >C=O (nonring). Is there a better way to write that other than the following? >\ce{C=...
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How to illustrate an isomerisation mechanism with chemfig

I'd like to produce a scheme of the isomerisation mechanism of hop alpha-acids during wort boiling in beer as featured in Verzele, 1986. (Don't worry, I'll post the link for the article). I'd like to ...
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How to edit scheme numbering in a list of schemes?

I'm using chemstyle to create a list of chemical schemes (within classicthesis), but it numbers the list differently from my lists of Figures and Tables. Is there a way to change, for example, 1.1 ...
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Upright text in math mode for chemical elements [duplicate]

I have a line as follows: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \begin{document} {$d_{(O_{1}-Zn/Mg)}(\SI{}{\angstrom})$ \end{document} showing: I don't want the letters to be ...
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Chemistry package mol2chemfig real issue

I am new user in Latex: on OS X High Sierra using MacTeX. Since I am a fully inexperienced user, please help me with the description: step by step - as simple as possible and with the assumption that ...
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Chemical standard state symbol with achemso article

I am completely new to LaTeX, but I know how to use the chemstyles package to generate the standard state plimsoll in a document that I am working on for, say, my students, etc. However, for ...
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Writing above and over double arrow [duplicate]

I am writing several chemical formulas and reactions and I want to write over a reversible reaction the reaction constants for the Forwards and reverse reaction. So far I have the following: But I ...
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How to add chemical structures via chemschemex?

I'm trying to add chemical reaction mechanisms to a Latex PDF natively (NOT as an image), and chemschemex seems like the best option. According to the manual, I should be able to just "draw my ...
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fancylabel not incrementing counter if table is include with ltxtable

I'm using ltxtable to use flexible width, tabularx, X columns in a long-table. I'm also using the chemschemex/fancylabel package to give me sweet sweet automatic numbering of my chemical structures. ...
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Circular chemical reaction cascade

I am trying to use tikz-cd package to draw circular chemical reaction cascade. Here is what I have tried so far \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphicx, tikz-cd} \begin{figure}[h] \centering ...
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What is the suitable package to write a chemical chain reaction?

I want to know the suitable package for and example of realization.
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How to make bpchem/auto-pst-pdf work with hyperref? [closed]

I'm using the bpchem package along with the auto-pst-pdf package to do molecules numbering in .eps chemdraw files (as well as in the bulk document) and I noticed that it does not work when the ...
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Indentation for floatfoot command

I am using a variety of footnote commands for my thesis: \bibnote to add numerical footnotes to text. The note should appear both on the same page (as a footnote) and in the bibliography (as an ...
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mhchem doesn't work in equations properly [closed]

From what I understand (page 11 in mhchem documentation), this MWE should be ok \documentclass{report} \usepackage[version=4]{mhchem} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align*} ...
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Is there a package for XYZ-files for chemical use in LaTeX?

Is there a magic tool for LaTeX to create figures from XYZ-Files? Since I don't know which package I should use for it, my MWE is, well, minimal: \documentclass[border=10pt]{standalone} \begin{...
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LibreOffice + TeXmath on Using Chemfig

With the LaTeX example \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemfig} \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta} \tikzset{ elmove/.style={-{Stealth[#1]},shorten >=3pt,shorten <=2pt} } \begin{document} \...
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How can I draw these pictures in LaTeX (with TikZ)?

I want to draw these pictures with TikZ. But I can not. Please guide me in this regard.
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How can I put a value to the right of a chemical equation? [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out how to put a value (e.g. ∆H>0 or E_cell=1.10 V) to the right of a chemical equation. For example \ce{Cu ^{2+}(aq) + Zn(s) -> Cu(s) + Zn^{2+} (aq) E_{cell}^\standardstate ...
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Periodic table in tikz

I have a major problem. I can't get this source code to work. Everything needed is on the page. I didn't know about copyright, so I just linked to it. I tried the source code. I got some errors. ...