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Offers a collection of macros and commands which are intended to make typesetting chemistry documents more convenient. This includes the typesetting of IUPAC names, charge symbols, phase descriptors, upright Greek letters and more.

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Chemmacros: Redox reaction within align environment

I am currently writing an experimental protocol with overleaf and want to include a redox reaction and both half equations. They should be numbered as 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3, so I am using {align} within {...
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How can I fix iupac related alignment issues in TOC?

Please have a look at the following picture of my TOC. You can see that there is an alignment issue with subsubsection 1.1.1 and subsubsection 1.1.2. The corresponding page number of subsubsection 1.1....
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Write cursive l letter in chemical formula with chemmacros package

How can I replace the letter l in HCl with ℓ so it becomes HCℓ when using chemmacros? I would like to avoid confusion between l, 1 and I which look very similar.
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Change the font within chemacros \iupac environment in with fontspec in lualatex?

I asked this question not long ago, and now want to move from cfr-lm and pdflatex to newcomputermodern with fontenc and LuaLaTeX. That is, I would like to use old-style numbers, everywhere except ...
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Reaction annotation with math using chemformula and chemmacros packages

In the following MWE, I attempt to use the chemformula and chemmacros packages to typeset a reaction annotated with some math. Why does Reaction 1 compile but Reaction 2 does not? \documentclass[...
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Annotating chemical reactions typeset using the chemmacros package's reactions environment

I'm using the reactions environment in the chemmacros package to typeset some chemical reactions. I would like to annotate each reaction with text. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[oneside,11pt]{book} \...
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Why are my schemes being numbered starting at 0?

I am trying to apply leandriis's excellent recipe for generating the subschemes using the chemmacros, cleveref, and subcaption packages. In the following example, what am I doing wrong? The schemes ...
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Use the cleveref package to refer to subschemes created using the chemmacros, subcaption, and newfloat packages

I am trying to use the scheme module in the chemmacros package to create schemes and subschemes. Since the chemmacros package does not have built-in support for subschemes, I am using the very helpful ...
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Numbering chemmacros schemes within sections [closed]

Hello dear community, excuse me if this is a very basic question. But I googled to no avail. I also checked the manual of chemmacros, which gives no information. I am using "scheme" ...
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Placing a List of Schemes in the Table of Contents

I am using the chemmacros package -- specifically its scheme module -- to generate a List of Schemes. (Note: the chemmacros package has been recently updated so that it is compatible with the book ...
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Using the chemmacros package to easily generate a List of Schemes

I am trying to use the chemmacros package to easily generate a List of Schemes (as suggested here), which my thesis committee is requiring. I am probably overlooking something, but why do I get an ...
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Change the font within chemacros \iupac environment?

I am using cfr-lm as the font in my thesis, as I really like the look of the old style numbers in body text, and I have a LOT of numbers in my thesis. I'm also using the chemmacros/chemformula ...
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Chemical functional groups: in chemmacros package, selectively interpret dash or similar as a bond, not as a charge

I am using the ch command in the chemmacros package to typeset chemical formulas. I would like to typeset chemical functional groups. Here is my MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemmacros} \...
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chemmacros \iupac command shows no formatting in titles

i googled the problem and found that apparently nobody had issues with this before... I want to use compound names set up with the \iupac command of chemmacros in titles. \documentclass{scrbook} \...
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Using chemfig to draw complex ring structures

So I am trying to recreate the following reactions with chemfig but I am somewhat getting lost on what to do. I was able to start off with a general structure shown below. Any help would be much ...
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Using math mode input as “atoms” in chemmacros

I am using the ch command in the chemmacros package to typeset chemical formulas. Here are three examples as a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemmacros} \begin{document} \noindent% \ch{C-O-...
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Chemmacros breaks auto-pst-pdf

this is my first time here but I will try to do my best. My document stopped compiling and I was able to boil it down to the following MWE. Basically I need chemnum (and therefore auto-pst-pdf) to ...
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How do you draw a condensed molecular structure with multiple side chains?

So I am trying to draw the molecule in the picture, but when I tried, it made weird spaces in between the parts not in chemfig. How can I do it entirely on chemfig? MWE: \usetikzlibrary{arrows.meta,...
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How to create subschemes using chemmacros and list subcaptions in table of schemes?

The chemmacros package offers the scheme module which creates a figure-like environment Scheme and also creates a List of Schemes which can be produced by simply issuing \listofschemes. Fantastic! Now,...
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Unable to set the representation option of the “to” (range-phrase) while using SIrange within a chemformula (chemmacros) command

EDIT (supplement): the behaviour is the same within all use-cases (environment as well as \ch command) provided by the chemmacros package. In a chemmacros reactions environment I tried to switch from ...
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auto-pst-pdf package in combination with textpos and chemmacros

I seem to have problems with the auto-pst-pdf package, chemmacros package and the textpos package. \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx}...
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List of reactions within chapter

Using the chemmacros package, deploying the \listofreactions within a chapter preamble does not appear to have any effect. I would like to present a list of only those reactions appearing within the ...
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Including Graphics in reaction Environment

I want to include graphics from chemdraw etc. (i.e. .eps) within a reaction env of the chemmacros package. With this i I hope to achive usage of the same counter, labeling etc. used in the reaction ...
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standalone and chemmacros

I am using chemmacros to write REDOX chemical reactions. I tried using "standalone" to create a file the size of the equation, but it didn't work. how to solve this problem? \documentclass[border=...
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Modifying chemmacros arrow labels

How can I recreate the following image? I tried using the chemmacros package, but it doesn't seem to work all the way. Please let me know. \documentclass[tikz,border=3mm]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \...
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Moving lone pairs horizontally or vertically

I'm trying to draw a Lewis structure with a lone pair, but when I typeset, the lone pair is not centered. How do I freely move it slightly up or move it horizontally? Please let me know. \...
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How to change the color of the oxidation numbers in chemmacros?

I would like to change the color of the oxidation numbers in some reactions like: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{chemformula} \usepackage{chemmacros} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[...
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How to cross-reference reactions in chemmacros/chapter?

I changed the labeling format that also the chapter number is included (R 0.1). When I cross reference to the reaction only the number (1) and not the whole label with chapter number is used. How can ...
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Misunderstanding reactions environment of chemmacros v. 5.10

I wanted to give my answer to this question How to align chemical reactions in multiple environments? with the environment reactions into the manual of chemmacros. I think always that my low level ...
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reaction numbering with chapter numbers chemmacro [duplicate]

I am trying to use the reaction environment from chemmacro. How to get the numbers with chapter number like for equation numbers (e.g 1.1, 2.1 and so on) \chapter{The First Chapter} \begin{reaction} ...
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Package conflict between chemmacros and Russian [duplicate]

I'm trying to set up my document with chemmacros package and it seems like it has a conflict with babel Here is MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, final]{extarticle} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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chemmacros \iupac command breaks in achemso's \title

I'm getting an error when using \iupac inside \title with the achemso class: \documentclass{achemso} \usepackage{chemmacros} \title{Study of \iupac{1,2-di|methyl|benzene}} \begin{document} \...
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Using \acs* within \ch (acro + chemformula)

When calling an acronym, it might a) have been used somewhere in the document before or b) be used for the first time. In case b, one would require the acro package to print the long form. Sometimes, ...
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Capitalize first letter of an acronym (acronym package)

I am using the acronym package to manage my abbreviations. An older contribution from TeX.SE offered a working solution to capitalize the first character of the abbreviation when using \Ac instead of \...
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how to prefix the section number to the “reaction” number?

I'm using the chemmacros package, its reactions environment, and the article document class: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb, mathtools} \usepackage{...
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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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Problem with chemmacros, beamer and filehook-scrlfile.sty

I am using chemmacros with beamer and it produces the following error 2017/08/28 basic chemmacros module (/usr/local/texlive/2019/texmf-dist/tex/latex/koma-script/scrlfile.sty Package: scrlfile ...
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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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\listofschemes from chemmacros not working with KOMA script commands

I want to change the appearance of my listoffigures, listoftables, and listofschemes with KOMA script commands. I use the scheme environment from the chemmacros package. Here is my MWE: \...
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How to write mathematical equations above and below double harpoons in chemical equations?

I'm trying to write a chemical equation with k_f and k_b (in math mode) above and below a double harpoon, respectively. I wrote the following code, which uses the chemmacros package: \begin{equation} ...
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Change scheme label in chemmacros

I need to change the labelling for my floats (Page numbers/sections/figures/tables/schemes) into Figure S1, Table S1, Scheme S1, ... (for Supporting Infortmation of a journal). For Figures and Tables,...
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Chemmacros scheme translation

I'm trying to translate the word "Scheme" in the captions of chemmacros schemes. I'm writing in spanish, so I want to change "Scheme 1" to "Esquema 1", for example. I don't know if I'm not ...
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How to put a positive sign with thermodynamics module

I want to put a positive sign "+" in front of a positive number with units in thermodynamics module of chemmacros. So I made the following LaTeX cord related to this with tuning siunitx: \usepackage{...
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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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Color changes of orbitals in chemmacros

I'm trying to change the colors of these orbitals. So instead of the clear and blue color, I want them to be red and blue only. I tried changing the setup color, but just becomes red and clear or blue ...
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Moving labels for chemfigs

How do I modify or adjust the vertical and horizontal alignment of the labels? If I add spaces before or after the desired label, I can make a horizontal adjustment. But, I can't figure out the ...
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Italic letters in iupac module of chemmacros don't work in acronym definition using glossaries

I am trying to make an acronym list for my dissertation, and I am using the iupac module of the chemmacros package to do so. I use the single letter commands to type the italics because it is easier ...
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How to get a Scheme from chemmacros floats inside a section?

Currently I'm struggling with a weird problem. I use the chemmacros package to provide the \scheme float enviroment for my chemical schemes. Then I use \FloatBarrier to prevent them from floating ...
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How do I insert a non-breaking hyphen into an \iupac name?

IUPAC by default linebreaks at hyphens. From the chemmacros v5.8b manual: The character - inserts a small space before the hyphen and removes a small space after it. Also usually words with ...
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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} \...