{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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Font ua1r8r at 624 not found

my thesis was built successfully on texbasic2015. Today I updated my textlive version to texbasic2016. After updating and installing all required packages, it is not possible to build the thesis. In ...
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Latex and applicant tracking systems

I have been using a PDF resume written in Latex, and it recently occurred to me that Applicant Tracking Systems used by human resources may not be parsing my resume correctly. According to this Reddit ...
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Encoding file `lgrenc.def' not found

I am getting an error Encoding file `lgrenc.def' not found, You might have misspelt the name of the encoding. I am aware this question has been asked before but none of the solutions have ...
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What is this font used by Wiki?

When we create a LaTeX document, it uses Computer Modern font by default, which is like this: But I see that all formulas in the Wiki is in this font, which I think is much more beautiful: What ...
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fi ligature not shown in output

Words with fi are not shown properly. »find« becomes »nd«, »first« becomes »rst«. and I receive this error 'package inputenc error :unicode char \u8 not set up for use with latex I am writing my ...
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How to have a part of text in a different font?

I would like to have just a part of my text to be in this specific font: \usepackage[sfdefault]{FiraSans} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \renewcommand*\oldstylenums[1]{{\firaoldstyle #1}} Do you have an ...
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How to look up “font table”

I'm trying to look up "addresses" of specific "characters" in a "font table" for a font in Latex. I've come accross these "font tables" in the past, but I can't currently locate them. I think there ...
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Type accented letters directly in tex file, not working

I would like to type accented letters directly in my tex file, and I would like them to be displayed correctly in the output. Neither of the solutions that I found online with inputenc / fontenc work. ...
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Standard LaTeX fonts, babel, and font encoding

I seem to have stumbled upon a clash between the standard (non-Latin Modern LaTeX) fonts, the L7x (Lithuanian) font encoding and the babel package. If try to use several languages (e.g., Lithuanian ...
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Latex font typeface doesn't work

I'm new to Latex and I'm trying to use it for my thesis. I want to use a font typeface for my document, so I follow the example from here. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Fine tuning diacritical marks in fonts

I am about to make the paradigm-shift from the traditional way of hard-coding fonts with diacritical marks on top of them to simply using utf8. What surprised me, however, that the rendering of the ...
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\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} produces numerous errors and ruins PDF

All I want is to be able to use \guillemotleft and \guillemotright. I'm on Ubuntu 14.04, 64-bit. These are the packages I load, after declaring documentclass article. \usepackage{mathtools} \...
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How do I set Arial as the main font of a document with Times New Roman for math?

The title is pretty self-explanatory. I'm a beginner with Latex and would like to know if there's a code that allows Arial 11pt font to be used for the main body of an article, and Times 12pt for math ...
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Arial font baseline for letters 'i' and 'L'

I am attempting to use the uarial font in latex. But the vertical alignment of characters appears to be off. If \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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Non-Ascii characters not displaying properly with memoir

I am trying to use non-english characters to work in memoir for a book I wrote. It is science fiction and I am 'making up' an alien language. While I am no linguist, this is only for a few sort ...
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Fix encoding for ligatures of fonts in XeTeX / LuaLaTeX (specifically for Minion Pro)

Ligatures in the MWE below are not encoded properly when compiling with LuaLaTeX or XeLaTeX using TeXShop on the Mac. Copying "The difference" from the pdf to a text editor renders "e di erence". I ...
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Warning: uncodable character in LyX lstlisting

The problem I'm trying to insert the output of the tree command into a Program Listing field of LyX. The text is the following: exampleFolder/ ├── 01.mp4 ├── 02.avi ├── 03.mov └── 04.mpg If this ...
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Problem with Icelandic characters in Beamer

I am doing a Beamer presentation based on an article, so I do a lot of copy and paste from one document to another. Basically everything is working fine, but for some reason, the Icelandic special ...
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How to keep ampersand in a different font?

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[math]{iwona} %nice font \renewcommand{\mathsterling}{\textrm{\textsterling}} \usepackage{hyperref} \...
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<< and >> do not give « » (guillemets)

Context ~$ latex --version pdfTeX 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.16 (TeX Live 2015/Debian) kpathsea version 6.2.1 with this *.tex file \documentclass[12pt]{article} %Gummi|065|=) \title{\textbf{Test ULysse}} ...
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Using Microsoft word fonts in latex

I have a document written in Microsoft Word with Greek, Coptic and Hebrew in addition to Arabic and Hieroglyph languages. For Greek I used the font Greek, for Coptic I used the fonts CS Avva Shenouda ...
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Undefined control sequence. \begin{document} when compiling via Xelatex

This question has been asked several times before, but I think every individual's experience is a bit different. I have tried 3 latex templates, all of them giving the same error. Just for a ...
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mmap/cmap package does not affect on some fonts

The cm-super \bfseries\sffamily looks ugly, in my opinion. But, when I change fonts by strings \renewcommand{\sfdefault}{fos} \renewcommand{\bfdefault}{b} text in PDF become unsearchable with this ...
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Using lstlisting with T2A

I would like to display a code listing using the package listings. It all work nice, except if I had the fontenc T2A. When I do, the listing stop being displayed using \ttfamily font and is shown ...
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why neither \bf nor \textbf works in this?

I have used \bf, \bfseries and \textbf for some particular texts in my answer sheet yet I am unable to detect what makes these fail to work in this document. Could you help to find it? \...
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Conversion from math mode of the form $x_a$ to text?

I want to convert from italic math mode $x_a$ to upright. So I thought \text{x_a} would do. But due to the underscore sign it doesn’t work. Any ideas?
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How to change the greek symbol $\nu$ into upright bold

How can I change the font of the Greek symbol \nu into upright bold?
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Font shape not available with `newpx`

Have a document with newpx and use bold, small caps and large text (with MikTeX 2.9). \documentclass{article} \usepackage[largesc]{newpxtext} \begin{document} Normal \textbf{Bold textbf} {\bfseries ...
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How many font styles of $x$ and $X$ can we use?

I want to use different variable styles in my dissertation. I'm currently using $x$ for a single random variable, $\mathbf{x}$ for a set of random variables and $\mathcal{X}$ for a state space. I also ...
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What about \cyrdash in EU1 and EU2 encodings?

cyrdash is defined in T2A, T2B, T2C and some other legacy encodings but seems to escape from EU1 (xetex) and EU2 (luatex) encodings. cyrdash should, by idea, print something intermediate between \...
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beramono and texttt : angle brackets show as inverted exclamation mark and inverted question mark symbols (upside-down signs, like in spanish)

Angle brackets < and > in \texttt render as inverted exclamation mark and inverted question mark (spanish punctuation marks): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{beramono} \begin{document} \...
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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{${}^1$}% {\font\...
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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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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} \usepackage{...
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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 [closed]

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) \documentclass[a4paper,oneside,titlepage,12pt]{...