greek is about the proper displaying of greek letters and the greek language in general using (La)TeX

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Latex document will not recognise Greek keyboard input?

I have a document in which I will use both Latin and Greek characters. I am currently using these 2 packages: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and \usepackage[greek]{babel}, but all they do is transform ...
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gaps between word and greek angle quotes [on hold]

I use XeLatex to write a thesis in greek. My problem is that writing «word» displayed as « word » , with a gap before and after the word. How can I change that? I don't want these gaps. Thank you
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Title with English and Greek text

I am having the following code \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{images/}} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Looking for \mathbb style $\Delta$ and $\nabla$

I came across the following two symbols in an article: The usual \mathbb{\Delta} or \mathbb{\nabla} aren't working. Can anybody say what package/command I should use to reproduce these? Thanks.
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Sans serif upright greek in math mode

I need to write a document with the Helvetica font and found sansmathfonts to be good matching counterpart for math, but I'm open for other suggestions. Now I'm really struggling to get sans serif ...
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Can't write greek with newtxtext in XeTeX

I've been trying to use the newtx fonts for math and text, and while math seems to work, any text I write in greek won't be displayed. For instance, \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{...
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LaTeX font for ancient Greek music notation?

is there a font which contains the signs for ancient Greek music notation (unicode range 1D200 - 1D24F)? Thanks Rudolf.
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Writing inverse Greek letters

Is there any package that allows to write inverse Greek letters? Kind like nabla is inverted delta, but with all of the letters.
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Bold upright lowercase greek symbols [closed]

In a physics textbook I met an equation, as in Figure above, with the bold upright greek letter β. How could I edit equations that contain such characters in boldface?
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Sans serif upright lower-case Greek letters for beamer class

I use the beamer class with the cmbright package which provides sans serif Greek and Latin letters for the math mode and also sans serif-ish versions of math symbols such as \partial. Unfortunately, ...
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How to have italic Greek letters with pslatex package

I have to use the pslatex package for a document I'm creating. When using this package, all Greek letters in math mode appear bold and non-italic. However, I'd prefer if my Greek letters (or at the ...
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Is there an upside-down version of the symbol for $\pi$?

I have been looking at the Comprehensive list of Latex symbols, but can not seem to find an upside-down letter $\pi$. Is there a package that I need to add so that a command like $\copi$ or $\invpi$ ...
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Not all Latin and Greek characters are displayed using Polyglossia

For my thesis I need to write words in different languages and so I use the polyglossia package, but I just noticed that some of the Latin and Greek characters are not showing, like latin upsilon. ...
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Greek text copy & paste fails

I am trying to copy and paste some text from a greek pdf file that I created in latex using texstudio, but the pasted text appears messed up. Here is an example \documentclass[]{article} % \...
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ltxdockit and non-latin characters

I know that ltxdockit is not really a properly supported package. Still, I would welcome if someone could help me. ltxdockit seems to have problems with non-latin alphabets. The following example in ...
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Greek letters and tikz

I have to insert greek letters in place of V_0 and C_t but nothing seems to work. Any hint? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} % tikzstyle è deprecato: % http://tex....
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How to draw a chessboard with greek notation for the squares?

How could I typeset a chessboard using greek notation for the squares? I kind of manage to do it using moreenum but it uses math fonts while I would prefer to use normal fonts. Does anyone have any ...
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uppercase greek letters in mhchem formulas gives error when compiling [duplicate]

I tried compiling a ~1 year old document today and noticed that I got an error when using a uppercase greek letter in a chemical reaction. Here's an MWE (with an example from the mhchem manual): \...
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accent on capital Greek letters

I am writing in Greek and the title of chapters and sections on each page appear with accent on capital letters. I am trying \chapter[{text}] to fix it but it doesn't work. What can I do? Please help!!...
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Greek letters doesn't show when use charter package

I download to my laptop CMU Serif font for greek letters, but when I insert charter package (because i want to write english bold text with it) the regular greek letters doesn't show. This is my code ...
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Can one combine ancient and modern Greek with Babel?

Using Polyglossia, it's possible to use ancient and modern Greek in a single document. Unfortunately, Polyglossia's support for Greek is broken under LuaLaTeX. Is is possible to accomplish this using ...
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greek text in LaTeX (along with latin text)

I want to write greek and latin. As a miniumum example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[greek]{babel} \usepackage{fontenc} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Greek language in suftesi document class

I am trying to create a report using suftesi document class. I write my report using both greek and latin characters. The problem, however, is that I cannot print greek characters. I tried this and ...
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Is there a way to \uppercase greeks?

Here's a sample code, which works for latin math, but not for greek math. \documentclass{article} \providecommand{\bigset}[1]{\ensuremath{\uppercase{#1}}} \begin{document} \bigset d :-) \bigset\...
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Incomplete generation of Greek letters with Unicode and XeLaTeX

If I try to copy and paste text from Wikipedia with Greek letters into my LaTeX files in the resulting PDF files only about 70% of the Greek letters are visible. I am using XeLaTeX. E.g., If I have ...
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Author's first name in Greek is showing as a rectangle in references

I'm really new with Tex and need to write a report in Greek. For my references (both in Greek and Latin characters) I use the APA style: \usepackage{apacite} ... \bibliographystyle{apacite} After ...
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Cross-Referenced Index/Dictionary

I am undergoing some amateur Greek studies and would like to construct a dictionary of sorts with LaTeX. I would obviously like some sort of alpha-beta-cal listing of vocabulary words I encounter, ...
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mu (\micro) symbol in siunitx package is badly aliased

I'm using the siunitx package to display units, but I'm having a problem with the appearance of the Greek letter mu that results from the \micro command. The version in the package documentation looks ...
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Greek small rho with dasia (and also psili): Problem with accent and LGR encoding

The following minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[LGR,QX,T2A,T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \fontencoding{LGR}\selectfont ὉῥὙ ἠἈἐ Ὤἔ \end{document} sets ...
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How to get a non-cursive minuscule kappa in \textgreek{fusik'h} (physics)?

I'm trying to write "physics" in Greek by using "textgreek". It replaces the input text "k" with the cursive "kappa", but I want the more common non-cursive minuscule kappa. \documentclass[a4paper,...
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Problem with greek letters

I need to write in my document some greek letter (outside any formulas). What do you suggest me? Thanks a lot
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Prefixed bibliography labels in different language with biblatex

I use moderncv to compile my cv, I know that the best solution is biblatex, so I followed this solution to make it properly work with moderncv. My bibliography has entries in three different ...
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How to replace Greek letters from mathptmx with mtpro2 lite?

The Greek letters from mathptmx are horrible, some are even identical when they shouldn't be (rho and varrho for example). I'm new to LaTeX, so as simple as this task may be, I cannot figure it out. I ...
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Unicode greek letter or new greek letter

I need chi letter as the one to the right: My issue is that when I either use $\chi$ or \textgreek{q} I don't get what I wish to. I would also be happy with U+03C7 unicode character, but I don't ...
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Make greek letters behave like normal letters in math mode - default italic and responsive to mathrm

This topic has been discussed several times, but amongst all the answers, I couldn't find any suiting my needs. I'm looking for a way to use greek letters the same way I'd use normal letters, means ...
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Using greek letters in a table when using Palatino font

I am trying to write an article with Palatino font. I loaded the following packages, among others: \usepackage{mathpazo} \usepackage{avant} In my first attempt of writing the letter $\Omega$ it ...
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typesetting error in the `edtabular` environment of `reledmac` (missing \endcsname inserted) in conjunctin with babel greek

Currently I'm using the tabular environment of reledmac package and get the error message missing \endcsname inserted. I think it's a similar problem like in this thread: Missing \endcsname inserted ...
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Problem with toc and chapter commands using Greek letters

I am having a problem trying to use xgreek with chapters name and toc. For some weird reason, before formatting my pc, everything was working fine. But now, when i try to compile my report i get ...
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moderncv linkedin symbol and greek language

I am using babel in moderncv in order to switch between greek and english language with default language greek but i had an issue with social infos (such as email,webpage)i could not add them in ...
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ModernCV babel and bold text issue [closed]

i had an issue with moderncv and greek language so a user told me to add these lines in my code (see here) \usepackage{xpatch} \makeatletter % provide an expandable version of \roman \newcommand{\...
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moderncv babel english,greek issue

I am using babel in moderncv to switch languages between greek and english, although it recognises greek language (after adding some extra lines of code with the help of site here), when I'm trying to ...
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insert greek letter in enumerate list [duplicate]

When I type \alpha my list get crazy...What I am doing wrong? \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \pagestyle{empty} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{ifxetex} \ifxetex\usepackage{fontspec}\setmainfont[...
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How to insert greek letters with subscript in text mode with latex?

I am trying to insert a greek letter with subscript in latex and I used textgreek package and it appears as h_a. I am making a poster using beamer but I wrote following sample code and it has the same ...
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Incorrect glyph from \textgamma with fontspec enabled

I've been having trouble typesetting the character gamma using the textgreek package. Using textgreek, the command for the character is \textgamma. However, when using fontspec in XeLaTeX (on Mac OS X ...
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Why can't I get a bold Greek letter?

My MWE is as follows: \documentclass[paper=a4, fontsize=12pt]{article} % A4 paper and 11pt % font size \usepackage[english]{babel} % English language/hyphenation \usepackage{amsmath,amsfonts,amsthm} ...
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Spiritus asper works on Debian, not on Ubuntu

I'm trying to typeset the following: \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[LGR]{fontenc} \newcommand{\textgreek}[1]{\begingroup\fontencoding{LGR}\selectfont#1\endgroup} \begin{document} \textgreek{...
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Is there a way to adjust the vertical position of accent above a greek letter in math mode?

I'm trying to write phi with a wide tilde on top in order to indicate an estimate in statistics, but the tilde are by default clear above the letter, like so: I'm wondering if there is a way to ...
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Using greek symbols in a paragraph title modified by titleformat and titlespacing

Hi so currently my paragraph titles are being modified via the following code: \LoadClass [letterpaper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{titling} \usepackage{sectsty} \usepackage{stringstrings} \usepackage[...
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Using a specified font in textgreek

I am trying to use Computer Modern Bright in greek text. The otf version of the font has specific upright characters for greek that can be used in other applications, so I am assuming the afm/pfb ...
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greek accents with TeX Gyre Termes in lualatex and xelatex

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{TeX Gyre Termes} \begin{document} This is English with some Greek: γέγονεν. Isn't that quite nice? εὕρηκα! \...