chemistry, typesetting and LaTeX

June 30, 2014
by cgnieder
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Since a few weeks I’m working on a package using chemfig as a backend that allows a simple yet flexible input syntax for typesetting carbohydrates. My draft at this point allows the following: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{carbohydrates} \begin{document} \glucose[model=haworth,chain]\quad \glucose[model=fischer,chain]\quad \glucose[model=chair,ring] \end{document} … Continue reading

January 31, 2014
by cgnieder

Blog article series about LaTeX and chemistry

I have written a series of blog posts about chemistry and LaTeX in the German blog The series covers the basics with chemmacros, reactions and formulae with chemformula and mhchem, skeletal formulae with chemfig, safety data, numbering of compounds, … Continue reading

May 19, 2013
by cgnieder

About footnotes

You all know how easy it is to add footnotes in LaTeX. Most times it is as easy as calling \footnote{This is the footnote.}. Typographically the result often is not very pleasing, though. Let’s look at the following small example: