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Which package would produce a chemical equation hierarchy like this?

Trying to replicate this style of yield arrows I saw in a paper for when more than one product can be produced. Specifically the multiple dropped yield arrows. How would I do that in Tex? I have the ...
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Chemfig: set points at ends of bonds

I'm trying to represent the electrons in the bonds between atoms by drawing points at the end of each bond segment. Something like this: Is there any way I can do this? I can get something similar ...
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How to animate 2D Chemistry Reaction Mechanism

I want to make a short gif in which basically the OOH will move , the bond between carbon and Li will break and Li will go out , then Carbon will join with OOH.. you get the idea! I just want to ...
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Chemical formulae with dopants / Formulae containing ”:“ [duplicate]

I'm trying to write some substances with dopants in them, e. g. ”InO2:Sn.“ Although I could split up the formula every time it contained a dopant, this wasn't really smart to do and I'd also get in ...
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Axis' discontinuity, value randomization and linear regression for log based Arrhenius plot

So I am attempting to create some simple sudo random data and plot the results with a trend line. Best fit linear approximation. I am trying to create something that looks like the graph below Here ...
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Parenthesis inside chemfig environment

How to display "(" or ")" inside chemfig environment. For example I what to write following chemical formula: My try, I used \text{(} and \text{)} to get "(" and ")" inside the chemfig environment. ...
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Hidden or background segment using chemfig package

In relation to this question How to create cram bonds with anchors, I wanted to put the segment in the background and the black triangle hiding it in the foreground. How is this possible with chemfig?...
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Chemfig example from documentation doesn't compile

I'm taking a chemfig example about the \charge macro and trying to copy, paste, and compile to get some practice with it. I get a Undefined control sequence error with a recently updated full TeX Live ...
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What is the best way to typeset a chemical formula using old IUPAC group numbers (roman numerals)?

I am using mhchem. I want to typeset Cu-III-VI2. Some ideas: \ce{Cu-III-VI2} Cu-III-\ce{VI2} Cu-III-$\textrm{VI}_2$ What's the right way?
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Chemnum wont replace TMP markers in eps files

I'm new to latex but would really like to use it to write my dissertation (chemistry, obviously). Labwork is nearly done, but that seems to be the lower hurdle right now :D Right now, I'm trying to ...
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Why are the arrows in the chemical equation not full arrows?

I have the following code: \begin{equation} \ce e^- + ^{40}_{19}K -> ^{40}_{18}Ar^* + \Pgne -> ^{40}_{18}Ar + \Pgne + \gamma \end{equation} but in my document -> is not connected for a ...
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Chemscheme package interferes with captions

I would like a caption to be as close as possible to its figure. This can be easily achieved with \usepackage[skip=0pt]{caption}. However, this solution does not work if the package chemscheme is ...
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mhchem exponent - missing

I want to write the following formula: SeO_4^(2-). When I write it as suggested in the documentation of the LATEX package then the formula is worng and doubled and when I write it with extra brackets, ...
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two forms of chiral molecule

I need to draw a chiral molecule with CHEMFIG in two forms, one with the branches to the left and the other with the branches to the right. the shape with the branches to the right is easy, but with ...
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How to adjust horizontal arrow length of a defined multi-directional arrow {-X>}?

So I'm using this piece of code I found for having arrows going off in different directions as part of some reaction schemes I'm putting together. I have been able to adjust the internal font sizes of ...
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Lewis in chemformula

I want to create a picture representig a chloroethane molecule having all lone pairs on chlorine, also if possible, to create an arrow which transfers C-Cl bonding pair only on chlorine. Code done ...
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How to specify atom link on chemfig

So I am trying to draw the following reaction with chemfig, but for the triglyceride part, I can't get the H's to the left of the C. It just switches to bonding with the H. Please and thank you. \...
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pgfplots: second axis with different scaling/ x coord trafo

I'm trying to fabricate a so-called Arrhenius-plot in pgfplots. Basically it is a semilogarithmic (y-Axis) plot where a temperature dependent function is plotted against 1/kB*T (kB beeing the ...
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Trying to number compounds from ChemDraw

I'm new to LaTeX and have been trying to solve this for a few hours now. Hi everyone - I'm new to LaTeX and have been trying to solve this for a few hours now. I'm trying to transfer compounds made ...
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Change the Font of a Chemical Structure from an .eps file in TexWorks

I am currently using TexWorks to write my lab report and I am using an .eps file to show a chemical structure. Below is the code in my report. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Combining superfullcite with notes, prenotes and postnotes

I am currently making use of Joseph Wright's solution to printing footnote citations once (the first time they appear in text), and after this only print the citation number of a numeric citation ...
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Write crystals using mhchem properly

Usually I use the package mhchem for writing chemical formulas, but until now I was not able to find a solution for writing crystals such as Nd^{3+}:YAG properly with this package. When simply writing ...
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How do I position pairs of arrows in TikZ to make 'harpoons'?

I wish to use left-right 'harpoons' to show a reversible reaction in a kinetic scheme. I can get part of the way, but how can I vertically shift the horizontal arrows so that I have them separated (to ...
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Labelling E and Z stereoisomers with chemnum

I am currently writing my chemistry thesis, which is significantly focused on photoisomerisation. I am using chemnum for compound number. For example, here is azobenzene photoisomerisation: As far ...
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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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How to align chemical reactions in multiple environments?

How do I align (by arrow) chemical reactions in different environments (between text)? Example: Two arrays. \begin{eqnarray} A & \longrightarrow & A' \\ B & \longrightarrow & ...
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How to draw a pH scale in latex

I am trying to display a pH scale in LaTeX but Im having trouble figuring it out. All the googling I have been able to do just brings up the pH levels of Latex the material. Can someone offer some ...
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Chemical formula - how can I write parentheses?

I want to write the following chemical equation in Latex: I'm trying to put the parentheses in (): \documentclass[fontsize=11pt]{article} \usepackage{braket} \usepackage{pdfpages} \usepackage{...
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mhchem - adding more than two conditions/steps to reaction arrow in chemical equation

mhchem has support for denoting reaction conditions/steps above and below the reaction arrow using the following format: \ce{A + B ->[text above][text below] C} Is there a nice way to add ...
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Visualising enzym kinetics (Michaelis Menten model)

I'd like to make a diagram like the one shown in the picture. I am able to write the first row using the \ce{} function, but don't know how to continue. \ce{E + S <=>[k1][k_{-1}] & [ES] -&...
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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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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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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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Chemfig illustration in a tabular environment appears out of the box

I need to prepare a sum-up for my student. But when I mix chemfig with tabular environment, the Lewis structures are out of the box. How can I fix that? \documentclass[12pt]{article} % Type d'écrit \...
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Reaction numbering using chemformula [duplicate]

Can anyone please guide me to number the reactions separately from equation numbering, while using chemformula package.
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“3-way” reaction in LaTeX

I would like to write an equation with three different states, does anyone know how to do this?
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Coloring part of an equation in chemmacros

For a chemistry lecture handout, I would like to emphasize specific parts of a chemical equation written with chemmacros with colors; however, I have not been able to use common symbols such as +, -, ...
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tikz: molecular orbitals for ICl

While modiagram is bugged (LaTeX3 Error in MOdiagram package) I decide to make my own molecular orbitals diagram for iodine chloride ICl based on this. Could you suggest how to add the relative ...
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Trouble with hooks in chemfig

I am trying to construct this EDTA molecule coordinated to a metal: and this is what I have so far: With this code: \chemfig{ O=[2,,]C (-[3,2,,1]CH_2-[1,,1]N (-[7,,,2]H_2C-[...
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Tag chemical equations with letters and numbers

Just started in the writing of chemistry stuff using LaTeX. Question Is it possible to tag chemical equations with a letter and numbers as R1, R2 and so on? Output and MWE \documentclass[12pt,...
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Incorrectly determined boundaries of a chemfig structure with arrow in outer area

It appears as if the TikZ arrow(s) set in \chemmove{…} environment are not taken into consideration when the boundary box for the chemfig structure, e.g. for an arrow pushing mechanism, is determined. ...
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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}...
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Fail to pass arguments to orbital module of chemmacros when used inside chemfig

While illustrating atomic orbitals for 1,3-butadiene guided by examples in chemmacros' manual, I receive the following error: Argument of \orbital has an extra }. } MWE: \documentclass{article} \...
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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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Typesetting Chemical Formulas

What is the 'best' package for typesetting chemical formulas? (I don't need anything but the chemical formulas.) Assume I want to typeset The dissociation of a AgBr molecure requires an energy of $...
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Chemmacros reaction(s) environment doesn't display the first reactant if enclosed in square brackets

When typing reactions starting with coordinating compounds, I noticed that when the first reactant starts with "[" in both reaction and reactions environments the part enclosed in square brackets isn'...
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Triple bond inside escaped chemfig formula within chemformula's reaction

I'm trying to include a molecular structure drawn with chemfig inside chemformula's reaction environment by escaping it with "…". It all worked fine until I stumbled upon a structure with a triple ...
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More chemfig figures with fishhook arrows

I asked a similar question yesterday, but i havn't quite learned how to make these molecules yet. Therefore i'll see if there is a kind soul in here again today, who wants to help me with this one, ...
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Special “chemical bond” symbol

I would like to use a symbol in a chemical reaction equation which represents a solid's surface. A common symbol used for this purpose is '>' or the \equiv symbol, but what I would like is actually ...
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Chemfig: Problem setting brackets for polymers

Hy everybody, I am a newbie in LaTeX so I apologize if the question is not so precisely. I try to draw polymers with the Chemfig package. Everything works fine with except the brackets for the ...

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