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

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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 :-) ...
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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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Missing $ inserted when trying to put \omega into table [duplicate]

I have to make a table with the \omega (greek letter) inside the table, but when I try to add it i get the following error: Missing $ inserted. $ l.159 ... & Sensor state for ...
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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. ...
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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

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 ...
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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} ...
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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} ...
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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} ...
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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! ...
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Biblatex and Appendix causing weird errors in Xelatex + subfiles

This question might have a really simple answer that I don't see or it might be multiple stuff that I miss cause of my limited experience in TeX. I am writing my thesis (my first and quite large ...
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I can't compile my beamer file when I insert any equation in it! [duplicate]

I'm having some troubles with my beamer presentation. When I insert any equation that involves letters (either greek or latin), My compilation fails. It doesn't matter whether I'm doing this in ...
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moderncv and babel greek cause “Missing \endcsname…” error

I am trying to create my CV by using Overleaf: %% start of file `template.tex'. %% Copyright 2006-2013 Xavier Danaux (xdanaux@gmail.com). % % This work may be distributed and/or modified under the % ...
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How to make a bold and Italic uppercase Greek letter?

I have tried $\mathit {\boldmath $\Omega$}$, but it doesn't work really. So, is there any way to make it?
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No superscript or subscript greek letters with EB Garamond and mathspec

When using the EB Garamond font (v. 0.016) with XeLaTeX and mathspec, superscript and subscript greek letters in math mode do not appear in the pdf, though it compiles without error. ...
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how to insert a greek letter with a greek superscript(with a minus sign behind it) as a lower bound of an integral?

I want to define lower bound of integral as \Gamma with superscript -\varepsilon. I appreciate if anyone can help me.
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Missing number, treated as zero. \ldf@finish\CurrentOption file English.ldf

i will need your precious help. I am doing my final report for my school and i am writing in LaTeX. I want to write it in greek and i am using babel package. But when i complile it, display the title ...
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biblatex date string not defined with Greek and autolang=other

In answering this question I discovered some strange interaction between the greek language setting and setting the autolang option of biblatex to other. As you can see from the output, the month ...
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how to set spacing after \endash or — in Greek font (GFS Porson)?

In a former question I described the wrong spacing in Greek texts written in GFS Porson after -- (I though it depended on \,, which it does not as Ulrike Fischer noted). To sum it up: The spacing ...
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Problem with babel + Greek and endnote package

I am typesetting a document which includes both French text (the main language) and some Greek. It's a kind of scholarly work and I would like to have both footnotes and endnotes. I would like to use ...
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How to write a greek letter as bold and not italic? [duplicate]

How to write the letter θ as bold and not italic? I have tried the following but it gives me the θ as italics and not bold: \textbf{$\theta$}
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operatorname does not work for Greek capitals in Beamer with T1 font encoding

I cannot define operatorname for \Delta when line \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} is added into preamble. For \delta or without T1 things seem to work properly. But for the following example I get ‘´ d’ ...
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Why does \mathbf work for uppercase Greek but not for lowercase

I was always using \boldsymbol to make Greek letters bold, but today I made a typo and found that \mathbf also worked for \Omega. Now I am curious, why does it work for uppercase and does not for ...
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How can I typeset the operator as upright Roman font?

Journal ask the operator \Delta is typeset in upright font. I try \operatorname{\Delta}, but it doesn't work and appears to have not use \operatorname. But if try \operatorname{d} it works.
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Problem with hyperref in beamer [duplicate]

I want to make a presentation using beamer and I have the following problem with the hyperref package. I have already seen that this package causes many troubles for many people. Anyway... Here is the ...
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To replace “var” greek symbols correctly

Need to use utf8 natural greek symbols in pdflatex. For modern letters I use package textalpha, var greek symbols i workout through replacement and do not know how to do this correctly. Now the text ...
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Formatting of \pi

Does anynone know how to obtain this kind of fonts in LaTeX (both text and math): I can reproduce most of these but I can't reproduce style of pi letter very well. I know that these fonts are ...
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Creating a multivariate greek function?

For instance, I know \phi gives me the lower case greek letter phi, but how would I go about creating something like: phi(x,t), in latex? I tried \phi(x,t) and \phi{x,t}, but I got an error when I ...
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Symbols do not copy correctly from latex pdf to ms word

I have text containing 3 symbols in pdflatex and produce pdf. It is OK. Then i copy these symbols and paste in MS word 2013 and have another symbols or from one symbols two are produced: Before ...
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Polytonic Greek without changing other fonts

I would like to use the hitec class for a handout, I really like the look of it. However, I'd like to include some polytonic Greek as well. I'm not sure how to enable the use of a suitable font ...