ChemFig v1.0 released

Yesterday version 1.0 of the package ChemFig has been released. Let’s take a first look on what’s new. In the manual the author says: “it is now possible to build reaction schemes“. Behind this short sentence a major innovation is hidden.

Some examples

I’d like to present you some examples of how `chemfig‘ and `TikZ‘ can be used to illustrate chemistry problems. Please note, that the code — especially the TikZ code — is not necessarily the simplest way to achieve the pictures. It is just the first I made and will probably…

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`chemmacros’ now available!

The `chemmacros’ package is now ready and has just been submitted to CTAN. It should be available there soon. You can also get it here. If you find any bugs, errors or want to suggest a feature that’s missing, don’t hesitate to contact me either by leaving a comment on…

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chemmacros nearly there

I nearly completed `chemmacros’ that I mentioned recently. I’d like to present you some of the little helpers it will be providing. Hopefully in two or three days, it will be ready to be published on CTAN (and here, of course). Let’s take a look

About this web page

When I started this website a few days ago I planned it as supporting page for the package myChemistry. I changed my mind. I will blog about anything related with and chemistry. So there will also be news about all this other useful packages:

Auto completion file for Kile

Ever since I wrote my first example file I used the editor Kile. I don’t know if this editor is more oder less comfortable than others, or better or worse — it simply is the one I’m used to. One of the reasons I started using was that I found…

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