{font-encodings} is about the various font or output code pages like T1 (for Latin) or T2*x* (for Cyrillic) which tell the compiler where to find a particular glyph (character) in a font file, hereby supporting correct hyphenation of words. A popular package for pdfLaTeX is fontenc.

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Beamer Headers/Footers with Alegreya Sans

In the following MWE, the spaces for section title and date on the top/bottom of the slide are too small for the Alegreya Sans font. \documentclass{beamer} \usetheme{AnnArbor} ...
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Only the main part of the document has the right encoding

Been having this problem for a bit and haven't been able to short it out whatever I do. I'm writing my thesis in LaTeX which is writen in Spanish, therefore it needs to have accentuation in some ...
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Font Letter - Particular style [duplicate]

How can I write this letter: in Latex ? I don't know if it is a particular font, or particular symbol.
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A section of my document doesn't process spanish accentuation

So I have the following problem, one of the section of my document does not use the right encoding or something like that as it doesn't add the accentuation which is characteristic in the spanish ...
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fontenc description OT1, EU1

I have a simple question about LaTeX. What does it mean when you write \usepackage[OT1,EU1]{fontenc} and where can I find the description? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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European Accents not showing correctly [duplicate]

When i type " é " directly with the appointed key, or use a key combination of "´ + e" (where I press the ´ first, the character doesn't show up, and then I pres e and the accent appears) it doesn't ...
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moderncv in AUCTeX doesn't produce accented vowel, why?

I'm trying to write a resumé with the moderncv class in AUCTEX (special LaTeX mode in emacs). I actually wrote the *.tex file in TeXmaker months ago then recently tried to re-ran the file with AUCTEX. ...
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footnote with smaller characters

How can I write a footnote with smaller characters? How can I write a formula in a footnote, with the same character size (fonts) as the main text of the footnote? Example: \footnote{${}^1$}% ...
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Why does inputenc abandon so quickly under “utf8 based engines”?

Why do I need to do the extra work starting with \ifdefined in order to get my French guillemets correct in the pdf output, when using xelatex with a source specifying the use of T1-encoded fonts ? ...
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Using 'kmath' in XeLatex

I'm using the Kerkis font family in XeLatex, but math-mode uses the default font. I have installed the OTF font files and it works fine for text when I am specifying it as the main font like this: ...
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What is the history of the ß (Eszett) in the T1 encoding of Computer modern?

In the default font (Computer modern) the ß looks ugly to me. It really sticks out on a page as if it would come from a different font. Here's an image: What is the history of this character? ...
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TeX history: what was the diagonal dash at codepoint 32 in cmr10 intended for?

The answers to this useful question explain how to show the encoding of a TeX font. And this is the default encoding used in the default TeX font, cmr10: What was the strange diagonal dash ...
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Use a font that is temporarily loaded in memory on Windows

I use XeTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.4-0.9998 (TeX Live 2012/W32TeX). I purchased a license for the software package Indica Unicode, along with the Unicode fonts that are bundled with it. The software ...
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Change default bold series for teletype only

Consider this example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{lmodern} %% see below \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %% \begin{document} Hello \textbf{World \texttt{of} Code!} %% ...
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T1 font encoding and math fonts

For specific reasons, I'd like to typeset an equation in \mathrm{...}. Also, the document uses T1 font encoding. Now a greek Delta in an equation gets typeset as "`" instead unless I use OT1 font ...
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What does fontenc do and when is it applied? Based on an example of creating my own package

After quite a time of using LaTeX, I am now trying to understand how it works. The following example concerns the functionality of fontenc. In order to not have to write down the inclusions of all ...
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package chemnum incompatible with [T1]{fontenc}?

If I use the fontenc package, I do not see compound numbers in the scheme: \documentclass{report} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[crop=off]{auto-pst-pdf} ...
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How to Compile with Embedded Font in Latex and Preserve Figures?

Using kile in linux platform and IEEE Transaction document type. I need to include some figures from matlab eps format, with complicated formattings inside the figures. So I am using a command like ...
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Encoding problem when generating umlaut code from batch [closed]

This is my setting. I have a main tex-file: % TextTest.tex \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % in order to be able to write åäö. \input{name.tex} \begin{document} ...
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Ångström sign not outputting correctly with libertine OT1 font

I have this document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[OT1]{fontenc} \usepackage{libertine} %\UndeclareTextCommand{\l}{OT1} %\DeclareTextSymbolDefault{\l}{T1} %\UndeclareTextCommand{\AA}{OT1} ...
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Xelatex bad encoding on output

I'm using the 'xgreek' package and compiling the document with XeLaTeX (xetex); I can't find out why toc, date etc. seems corrupted (should be in greek) ...
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Escaped characters showing up incorrectly

I'm using the SIGCHI (https://github.com/sigchi/Document-Formats) conference paper template in LaTeX. That template includes the package: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} This package, however, is causing ...
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TeX accents on XeLaTeX without fontspec

I'm trying to use XeLaTeX with BibTeX8 without fontspec, but I'm getting my bibliography wrongly accented as with the files. \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} @Book{Aristoteles2000mf, Title ...
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Unrecognized special character with comment package [duplicate]

Why are the character with accent not recognized ? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{comment} ...
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How to solve encoding issues with Zotero-generated BibTeX file?

I'm using Zotero to manage and export reference lists. Sometimes text fields contain an accent, circumflex, umlaut etc. When I used such bib files in LyX (tried the plain and unsrturl styles), I get ...
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Accessing Characters with pdfTeX

My goal. I want to use pdfTeX to access characters that appear in the fonts I am using, beyond the ones I can type with 7-bit ASCII text characters. For example: copyright symbol ellipsis accented ...
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LaTeX Error: Encoding Scheme `15' unknown

So I just finished a document I need to turn in before midnight, but I can't export to PDF for some reason. It keeps showing me this picture: My guess is that I'm missing some kind of package? The ...
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Error in MacTex – Font … not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found

This question is exactly the same as this one, but for Mac OS. My error is: Font OT1/pcr/m/n/9=pcrr7t at 9.0pt not loadable: Metric (TFM) file not found So I tried the answer in the linked ...
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Troubles with opening a project made in BaKoMa

I've faced the situation where I should open a tex project which consists of a number of chapters and parts. There are a lot of files in a huge number of folders. As I understand they can be compiled ...
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Embedding Only TrueType Fonts Using XeLaTeX

Background: I'm writing my thesis and per the department guidelines, I have to use TrueType fonts and they need to be embedded in the PDF. Now, I have managed to change everything into Computer ...
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Troubles with encoding after opening the tex file

I want to open the created by one man latex document in my Texniccenter, but after opening I get this (see the picture). I think this is kinda problem with encoding but anyway I have no idea how to ...
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Problems with comment package when comment contains diacritical characters

I often use comment package to include various comments to have possibility of creating output with omitting various temporarily comments However, recently I found out that I have problems when ...
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Using cmssdc10 in PDFLaTeX and T1 fontenc

I'd like to use the cmssdc10 font in PDFLaTeX with a T1 encoding to ensure that hyphenation still works well in German. It seems that the T1 encoding is not supported. Any suggestions? Without T1 ...
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Tufte-book error with mtpro2 and fontenc

I want to create a book in greek language in tufte style using mtpro2 package and xetex. \documentclass[twoside]{tufte-book} \usepackage{mtpro2} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Question marks instead of cyrillic on Mac

I need to include one sentence in Russian to an English-only document. I use TexShop on MacOS. I do have the following commands in my document: \usepackage[T2A,T1]{fontenc} ...
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German Umlaut problem - packages fontenc/inputenc do not work properly for included documents

I have a project with (so far) 5 included files. Within the first and the last included file the Umlauts are properly displayed, in the other three files there are undefined symbols in the output. ...
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fontenc package not working on titles, page numbers

To give my research proposal a cleaner look, I'd like to use fontanel to have a sans-serif typeface: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \newcommand{\changefont}[3]{ \fontfamily{#1} \fontseries{#2} ...
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MyriadPro and MiKTeX (FontPro)

I tried to install Myriad Pro as described by FontPro (XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX aren't an option) because I couldn't build the files via cygwin and used GNU/Linux to build all necessary files and copied ...
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What is the equivalent of \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} in plain TeX?

I have inherited a semi-small TeX project in which I, after syncing across various computers and OS'es, had some problems with encodings of special characters like åäö. My initial approach for fixing ...
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Is there a general method for obtaining small caps with custom fonts?

MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage{DejaVuSerifCondensed} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \noindent\scshape{Hello World}\\ \textsc{Hello World} \end{document} ...
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Problems with special german characters

I am a beginner with LaTeX. I have a LaTeX template for my thesis which I have to use. The problem is that the special characters in the german language (called Umlaut) are not displayed in a correct ...
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TexStudio changed French letters to ?'s and encoding is now messed up

Hear me, o fount of knowledge-- I have been using TexStudio to create a transcription of a French document. Three weeks ago I finished the first draft, made my PDF, and all was well; the work looked ...
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Some troubles with the font

I've just noticed, that after rendering if I zoom the text then it look like a low quality text (look at the screen). I've heard that I can install cm-super package. I put \usepackage{cm-super} to the ...
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“ö ü ä ß” in Latex (Mac, German, TeXShop) [closed]

It sounds simple but I have a really heavy issue with the "ö ü ä ß" in Latex. I use a template from my university, i have a mac and i use TeXShop if that matters. Within there is a packages.tex with ...
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Create Blank Space after special character at end of a word

I am writing part of a text where i need danish encoding/characters. The main language however is english. So i choose to add the special chars in textmode. I am facing now the problem that if a word ...
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Inputenc/Fontenc conflict

I am freaking out with this problem. I am writting a beamer presentation in spanish, and compiling with PDFLaTeX. My input encoding has to be UTF-8. So I write: \documentclass[12pt]{beamer} ...
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How can I use my own fonts in LaTeX?

I've been using LaTeX for bigger assignments at the university for two semesters now. At the moment I'm working on my final project and for that I want to use the company font. I have it in OTF and ...
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Why does “fi” render to 㐌 when I compile my Latex to SVG using dvisvgm?

I wanted to compile the following Latex \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \nonstopmode \begin{document} I want to write f i r s t but this is the result: first \end{document} to svg by using ...
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How can I change the tipa font to Charter?

I've tried \usepackage{tipa}, then \DeclareFontSubstitution{T1}{bch}{m}{n}, but nothing changes. Is there any way to make the tipa font be Charter, or another font that fits a little better?
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How to revert corroupted or unredable Latex file back to original form

While compiling my Latex file (.tex) on Ubuntu power shutdown and now file looks like unreadable text. How to revert it back to original form. While opening the file i am getting this error After ...