# chemnum v1.0 release candidate

Over the past few months I have been working on version 1.0 of my chemnum package. The version seems to ready now. However, before I publish it I would appreciate very much some feedback. Continue reading

# Reporting issues

From now on issues (i.e. bugs, suggestions \ldots) on my packages can be reported on bitbucket.

# chemnum v0.4

chemnum was recently updated to v0.4. It got two new features that are worth mentioning: Continue reading

# Things that happen

I must have been sleeping when I finished the last update of chemnum. I sent an update from v0.3c to v0.3d to CTAN two days ago — or so I thought. As it turned out I forgot to upload v0.3c. On CTAN there was still v0.3b.

Well, about thirty minutes after I submitted the upload of v0.3d, I found a stupid and nasty bug in that version. So just in case you wonder: yes the update of chemnum from v0.3b to v0.3e was correct. By the way, on my download page the most recent version always was available.

# Automated language support for chemnum

chemnum recently got automated language support and seems to work with both babel (and pdflatex) as well as polyglossia (and XeLaTeX). Continue reading

# A small exercise

By simulating section 3.2 of this paper[1] I will go through several topics:

• customization of ChemFig
• reaction scheme creation with ChemFig

Before we start let’s take a look at what we want to achieve: Continue reading

1. [1] I chose it for two reasons: 1) the paper is free, 2) it shows an example for advanced usage of chemnum.

# chemnum v0.2 released

I have just uploaded chemnum v0.2 to CTAN. It should be available there soon. There have been quite a lot changes to chemnum with this update. An overview: Continue reading

# Some thoughts on chemnum

I’m well on my way to a version 0.2 of chemnum. There will be some essential changes to v0.1. Continue reading

# Numbering Compounds

As you’re probably aware when you’re browsing this site chemists usually label compounds in their papers with numbers. Writing these labels by hand is ok if you only have two or three different compounds. The more it get the harder it is not to lose track. Currently there are two[1] packages which can help with that. Continue reading

1. [1] Three, actually. I missed bpchem for some reason.