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I saw many Russian mathematical books which used Charter font for both text and formulas. How can I use Charter in my pages with Cyrillic symbols?

I use


for Cyrillic. I tried to use Charter with instructions from font catalogue, but it didn't work because of T1 encoding.

Source (changing cp1251 to utf8 doesn't do anything good) and error is

Command \CYRR unavailiable in encoding T1.
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Welcome to TeX.sx! What have you tried, what didn’t work? How do you usually typeset Cyrillic, how do you usually use Charter? –  doncherry Feb 15 '13 at 23:26
I added some info to post. –  Alvar Feb 17 '13 at 11:00
Thanks! Could you expand the code to a full, but minimal working example (MWE), and include the error message(s) you’re getting? –  doncherry Feb 18 '13 at 7:19
Ok, here they are. –  Alvar Feb 22 '13 at 17:32
Unless you find a cyrillic Charter font (assuming it exists), you can't do it. There are no Charter compatible cyrillic fonts in TeX Live or other TeX distributions. –  egreg Feb 22 '13 at 18:27

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Unless you find a cyrillic font based on Charter, you can't do it. The Charter font is available (on TeX Live or MiKTeX) only for the latin alphabet, so you may have to buy it and install it.

There are cyrillic fonts in TeX Live, but probably the best choice is to switch to XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX and use some system font.

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