>the problem is with your input file, more precisely, with your
>The rules are as follows. Each input group should start at the second
>position in a line. Input lines longer than 80 symbols are not
>allowed. Input group can span several lines, and there can be several
>input group with the same name but different contents.
>With your original input file, the $contrl group is simply ignored as
>it is treated as a comment by input parser.
>The correct syntax could be:
$CONTRL SCFTYP=RHF RUNTYP=OPTIMIZE DFTTYP=B3PW91 MAXIT=500 ICHARG=+1 MULT=1 $END
>Hope this helps.
>On Thu Aug 31 '17 10:25pm, Chauvin wrote
>>Dear Alex, dear all,
>>I spent too much time on this, but you likely have a quick explanation.
>>Entering icharg=+1 in the CONTRL of the input file is not taken into account in the output: the charge is arbitrarily changed to 0, with the consequence of a problem with MULT (which is consistently changed from 1 to 2, with an odd number of electrons, indeed, for icharge =0).
>>The structure is made of two covalent components (NH4+ and a neutral cage) and is globally cationic.
>>The complete file is attached.
>>Thanks for your possible help and time.