An alphabet is a set of letters, representing phonemes, used to write one or more langages. {alphabet} refers to the proper displaying of sets of letters in (La)TeX.

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How to make table numbering as table section_number alpha

I would like the numbering of tables in a section to be in the following format: Table section_number alpha: table caption. For examples, tables of section 4.3 should look like: Table 4.3 a: Table ...
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How to insert a special math alphabet

I am trying to insert a special math alphabet in an equation for a physics quantity called "cavity finesse". It is basically represented by a fancy letter F, which looks like what's shown in the ...
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Header in wrong alphabet

how do I avoid my headings to change alphabet? these are the packages I'm using which I think are involved: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenx} \usepackage{palatino} ...
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Power set symbol [duplicate]

I don't know if there's some standard symbol to represent the Power Set in Latex. According to Wikipedia there are some possibilities: I think the first one would be the most appropriate because ...
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Greek alternate/variant letters

Some letters of the greek alphabet include alternative letters. For instance, we have \Phi, \phi and \varphi. What is the purpose of the variant versions of these letters? Why are these not ...
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Next subsequent letter in the alphabet

Getting the next letter of the alphabet is no problem in most programming languages I know. However, in LaTeX, it doesn't seem to be that trivial. I have looked at how to make 26 macros (here at ...
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How do I stop certain words turning into Russian

I am using the [utf8]{inputenc} and [russian]{babel} and this allows me to input certain Cyrillic characters easily, but it is also turning certain titles where I have used commands like ...
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Is there a \text… command for Cyrillic characters? [duplicate]

I am trying to get the Cyrillic variant of the Serbian alphabet and was wondering if there was an easy \text command for Cyrillic characters? For example, I can easily get the letter З by typing ...
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How can I construct a math alphabet with lowercase and uppercase from different predefined sets?

I'm currently using the rsfs letters for caligriphic symbols. However, there is no corresponding lowercase alphabet, so I have begun to experiment with others. Is there a way that I can make it so ...
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Automatically insert capital letters as alphabetical breakpoints in a sorted column of names

Recently I used LyX to prepare a list with 200+ guest names for a wedding (page 1 illustrated below). Actually, it was a table including invited family names, the number of persons of each invited ...
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How to create sets and name it

I have a requirement to create a document similar to the attached image. I am working with Sanskrit alaphabets and there is a name for each set as shown in the image. In english there is no set other ...
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IPA characters in plain TeX

Is there a way to type IPA characters in TeX? There is the tipa package for LaTeX, but what about plain TeX? I don't have any experience with installing fonts in TeX and can't find any good resource ...
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fake math alphabet

in order to go over the "too many alphabets" usual error, I am creating fake math commands somehow. \documentclass[fleqn,a4paper,12pt,twoside]{book} ...
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the unthinkable: use of Metafont for greek minion letters in black board style

would it be possible to create our own greek letters in black board style from the Minion family using Metafont? It is just a matter of adding a vertical bar somewhere... Thanks
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XeLaTeX and stmaryrd

I'm using XeLaTeX and Minion Pro together with the \usepackage[MnSymbol]{mathspec} but I need the \llbracket and \rrbracket command from \usepackage{stmaryrd} package. Unfortunately, as such, I get a ...