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xymtex – Typesetting chemical structures

XyM is a set of pack­ages for draw­ing a wide va­ri­ety of chem­i­cal struc­tural for­mu­las in a way that re­flects their struc­ture. The pack­age pro­vides three out­put modes: ‘’, ‘PostScript’ and ‘PDF’.

XyM’s com­mands have a sys­tem­atic set of ar­gu­ments for spec­i­fy­ing sub­stituents and their po­si­tions, en­do­cyclic dou­ble bonds, and bond pat­terns. In some cases there are ad­di­tional ar­gu­ments for spec­i­fy­ing het­ero-atoms on the ver­tices of het­e­ro­cy­cles. It is be­lieved that this sys­tem­atic de­sign al­lows XyM to op­er­ate as a prac­ti­cal (de­vice-in­de­pen­dent) tool for use with .

Li­censeThe Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Main­tainerShin­saku Fu­jita
Con­tained inTeX Live as xym­tex
MiKTeX as xym­tex
Topics chem­istry doc­u­ment sup­port

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