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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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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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“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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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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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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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: 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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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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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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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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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}...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...