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Problems with acro package and greek babel?

Well, I need to create an acronym list in my thesis, I was using the acronympackage before for that. Since I updated several package and my old preamble had too much error, I decided to create another ...
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Greek language in section titles

I want to write some greek text in a section title, but not entirely. I use \subsection[Sud. s.v.]{\selectlanguage{italian} Sud. s.v.\foreignlanguage{greek}{Ἰσαῖος}} and it works. The problem is, ...
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Babel problem. Writing in greek

I am using fedora 20 and note that I am using latexila. I have a problem with greek text. I would like either typesetting greek characters from keyboard or typesetting english letters and get them to ...
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Contents and References sections translated to Greek

I am trying to export a LyX paper into PDF but the Table of Contents is named "Contents" in English and the same with the References. I would like them to be named "Βιβλιογραφία" and "Περιεχόμενα" ...
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how to use \savesymbol for the bibliography?

My bibliography contains, among others, several words in polutonikogreek. I haven't found a better way than to use the polutoniko-macros from teubner. As some other package redefines the macro \aa ...
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Math symbols and regular text

I'm using TeXMaker to compile a document in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, my first report written in a LaTeX environment. For some reason Greek letters are being interpreted in normal text, e.g. when typing ...
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Error when using Greek babel, mparhack and \pagenumbering{roman}

Using: This is pdfTeX, Version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.15 (TeX Live 2014) (preloaded format=pdflatex) ... I compile the following MWE: \documentclass[10pt,twoside,openright]{book} ...
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Changing mu in siunitx

I'd like to change the font of the mu-Symbol in siunitx so that it matches the mu-Symbol in the text mode unfortunately my code doesn't realy work. I would be very grateful for any feedback you might ...
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About “Times New Roman” with Greek characters, Italic characters and Bold characters

I'm japanese student, so i am not good at using English. Sorry. I want to use Bold Greek characters, Bold Italic Greek characters and Italic Greek characters with using "Times New Roman". But, now ...
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for greek: insert minimal spacing, add point for hyphenation

I want to define for greek a command/shortcut similar to the german "|, which inserts minimal space and marks the (by far) preferred point for hyphenation. Additionally I need a second ...
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no hyphenation i greek polyglossia

i have problem with my texmaker.it cant hyphenates the Greek words(and not only).i use miktex 2.9 and texmaker 4.3,windows Xp and i have downloaded latex in D:\latex install and after that i installed ...
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Upright small greek via newtxmath without replacing the math font

I am trying to conform to the International Standard ISO 80000-2. The isomath package does a nice job, but it does not solve the problem of the missing upright/roman small Greek letters, needed for ...
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Cannot produce greek with utf8 and babel

I am creating a document in greek, using babel and utf8 encoding. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXMakeR. When trying to produce a document I get the error Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:Γ not ...
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Letters in Math mode appear in greek [duplicate]

I am creating a beamer presentation with main language being greek. When trying to add letters inside a math environment either using $<math>$ or \[<math>\] the letters appear in Greek ...
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Enumerate list with greek letters

I am new on LaTeX and I have a problem with a sublist with enumerate. The content is in Greek and the Wizard of TexMaker has automatically added this part of the code: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to change between languages without using a command?

I am using LaTeX to produce texts containing both English and Greek characters, with the aid of the babel package. My approach up to now, in declaring the use of another language, is to use a ...
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Why can't my build produce certain Greek symbols?

I'm trying to use the β character in a LaTeX document, but the output PDF never shows it. I am building with xelatex. From the following code: \documentclass{article} ...
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biber-Double month entry in greek bibitem

I am creating the bibliography using pdflatex, biber and utf8 encoding. The problem is that the field month is displayed twice in the greek entries as the red rectangle shows in the next figure Any ...
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Greek and English Language in bibliography using utf8 encoding and LaTeX

I am creating a document;it's main language beeing greek. What I am trying to do, unsuccessfully is to have bibliography entries in two languages, Greek and English that is. My code is ...
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Contents in pdf reader use a “greeklish” display when writing greek [duplicate]

I am creating a greek document using package babel. The main problem is that the contents the pdf viewer creates are not displayed in greek, but in "greeklish". Okular Adobe Reader At first I ...
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Replace lambdas by bold lambdas in a macro

I am looking for a way to replace \lambda by \bm\lambda in some of my expressions. This is what I tried, without success: % arara: pdflatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{bm} ...
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Bad Character code (256)/ \select@language{greek}

I was trying to install minted package in TeXLive. I installed it and then run sudo tlmgr update --all. It was running slow so I stopped it using Ctrl+Z in an ubuntu terminal and then I run sudo tlmgr ...
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How to define command like "| (german) for greek language? --: allowhyphens, noligature, minimal space

For my polutonikogreek documents I want to use commands/shortcuts like the "| of germanb.ldf, which is ...
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Upright, boldface, lowercase, greek math symbols with cbgreek glyphs

The standard math fonts in LaTeX do not include upright and upright boldface glyphs for lowercase greek symbols. Unfortunately, I need them in my document, so in some way I'll have to import the ...
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(Dis-)Advantages of typing (polutoniko)greek letters?

As fan of teubner.sty and gfsporson I've typed a long document with teubner-Glyph-macros >\~W f\ia le Fa\ic dre ktl.` By chance I found that, without changing anything, I can use the Greek letters ...
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Use the beta variant

Is it possible to use the curled beta: ϐ (U+03D0) in a formula? There are variants available for \epsilon, \theta, \phi, \rho, \sigma and \phi with \varepsilon, \vartheta, etc... but there is no ...
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lgrxenc.def not nound

Yesterday I've finally reinstalled my TeXLive to the version of 2014. While compiling, I have the following error: fontec.sty Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `lgrxenc.def' not found ...
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Problem with changing the language in .bib files

I am trying to change the language between entries of my bib file, but it does not recognise greek characters. I am using the babelbib package The main file is as following ...
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Can't get kerkis work properly

I am testing a few chapter styles to work with kerkis font in greek. The weird thing is that although I load the package, the fontstyle doesn't pass inside the document. My first attempt is the ...
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Combine boldsymbol and widebar

I would like to have boldsymbol and widebar inside an equation combined as something like $\widebar{\boldsymbol\mu}$ However, while this compiles in my code, I only have a mu with a bar over it. ...
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Using greek letters give error on package installation

I need to use Greek letters in my documents. I've tried several things, but in each case TeX tries to install the file fonts\tfm\public\cbgreek\grmn1000.tfm When I select 'install', pdfTeX uses ...
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Using Greek symbols in section title

How can I use Greek symbols as a part of section? For example, how may I create a section 'k-epsilon Turbulence Model'?
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pxfont upgreek… Why can't i use?

I'm trying to use pxfont upright greek letters in math as the way below but it doesn't work. When i write \alpha I would like to see \upalpha from px. My main font is libertine. ...
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TeXstudio: Can a script read its trigger?

I would like to write a macro with a trigger #[a-z] that, dependent on the character in the trigger, writes the corresponding Greek letter. That is, the trigger #a should produce \alpha, the trigger ...
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Greek circumflex accent with ascii characters using mapping does not work

I want to input Greek letters with polytonic accents (ancient Greek) using ASCII characters in my tex document (so I don't need to change the keyboard layout). I am using polyglossia. I have been ...
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XeLatex and greek quotation marks

Background: «» are the greek analogues of the English quotation marks "". Goal: To be able to write "quote" in my .tex file and have XeLateX render it as «quote». Minimal test case that fails for ...
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AIP Template: greeks letters not working

I am trying to use the American Institute of Physics latex template but for some reason some greek letters and other math symbols are not working. Maybe it's my pc. So below is a aipproc document ...
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Greek description for custom variables (\newkomavar*) in lco-file

Based on the templates/files asymTypB.lco, brieftemplate.tex, briefwbk.tex found at http://www.komascript.de/files/KOMA-Script-3-Buch-Beispielcode.zip, I derived a modified template for an invoice ...
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Writing greek text in LaTeX

Is it possible to compile the following example using pdfLaTeX showing the correct font for greek text, and not the default CMR? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} ...
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Acro package with capital Greek symbols

I have used "Acro" package for my thesis nomenclatures. The problem is with the Capital Greek symbols, but the small Greek symbols work perfectly. Here my principal code: ...
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When using the accents package: underaccent greek symbol in caption of a table gives error

I am using the accents package to place a bar under math symbols. This works very well when using it in equations, and also in normal text (obviously still in the math environment $...$). However, ...
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How do I add a circumflex?

I want to write words in Greek that have circumflexes, like 'νοῦς'. Is there any way to add the circumflex on top of the letters?
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LaTeX: Greek fonts available?

I am using LaTeX and the default font that it is providing. I was wondering if there are any other fonts available I can have. My preamble is: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} ...
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Libertine Font Greek Letters Size

As you can see the greek letters from pxfonts are bigger than the numbers. How can i fix the size? The numbers size is the better. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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\[\mu\] is printing the Greek letter mu on a separate single line

I want a Greek letter mu in between the text and when I write \[\mu\] in my .tex file, it prints on a single and separate line. How can I print it in between the text?
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greek letters and times

i'm using palatino and trying to take some greek letters from times or computer modern. i used this command. \DeclareSymbolFont{greeksymbols}{OML}{ptm}{m}{it} ...
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How to write a greek letter in a item list

I am trying to add the character "alpha" in the title of a list like this: \item \alpha value so that I see the bullet, a alpha letter and the word "value", all in the same row. Even though I ...
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Consistent macro for bold upright vectors in both latin and greek

I’m using pdfLaTeX, and I want all vectors I typeset to be in bold, upright font. Unfortunately, based on whether the symbol is latin, lowercase greek, or uppercase greek, there are different commands ...
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Cannot use xgreek in XeLatex with Fedora

I am trying to enable greek hyphenation in a XeLatex document. But when I do I get: |Package `xgreek' version 2.4 by Apostolos Syropoulos |! Undefined control sequence. |\ds@monogreek ->\language ...
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How to type Greek Letter inside an itemise

I'm trying to write an algorithm in a simple list format in latex. In the first point, I need an 'alpha' symbol followed by a subscript 'out'. This is what I did, but it doesn't seem to like it and ...