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

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XeLaTeX with ucharclasses and Greek Support

ucharclasses and Greek I find that the package ucharclasses cannot correctly identify all the Unicode Greek. e.g. if I use \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[Greek]{ucharclasses} ...
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String comparisons not working with textgreek

Following the solution from this question as a guide - Are there any "if" commands like "\ifnum" in LaTeX? - I have setup a newcommand to perform a string comparison. ...
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\sffamily does not show Greek characters

I have been trying to generate a timetable for my weekly schedule via a GNU SF template that I've found. As I'm Greek, I wanted the text in the schedule to be in Greek. The template I use is Pascal ...
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How to make italic greek letter \lambda

I need italic and non-italic \lambda in the same document. Since the \mathit{\lambda} does not work, I got idea to simulate italic by changing fonts (Times New Roman for italic lambda, and Latin ...
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how to use \selectlanguage in ltablex?

Using ltablex.sty I need a multipage-table with columns in (polutoniko)greek, so I use >{\selectlanguage{greek}}X in the preamble of the column (I tried it with ...
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How to insert Greek letters in section title using classicthesis package?

I have been trying to insert Greek letters in a section title using classichthesis. I obtain the document but the section title displays properly up to the beginning of the Greek letter. Included is a ...
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Problem with thesis template in Greek

Hello i am trying to write in Greek in a thesis template using \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{Thesis} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xgreek} \setmainfont[Mapping=TeX-text]{Times New Roman} have ...
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Alphabet w and little omega: A better way to distinguish?

I am working on a paper where I use lowercase "w" and the lower case Greek letter omega a lot. The rendering of both of these alphabets is very similar, and causes much confusion to the reader. Is ...
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Why are different versions of “theta” used, here?

If you compile the following code, you'll realize that, in the first case, the Greek letter theta is open, whereas, in the second one, it is close. This happens only with some Greek fonts: Didot, ...
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How to workaround conflict between greek and titlecaps?

I need to load greek with babel to support Greek text, but I am also using titlecaps to capitalise certain heading text. Unfortunately, it seems this combination is not compatible but I'm having ...
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Loss of greek symbols in epstopdf conversion

When inserting Matlab figures I use the standard approach of saving the figure as a '.eps' file and using the 'epstopdf' conversion package in the preamble. My figure contains the Greek letter mu in ...
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TeX — Non-italicized varepsilon

I'm studying TeX from The TeXbook. I was asking myself, just for exercise, if there is a way to obtain a non-italicized \varepsilon in a simple way, without using some outer package but just with some ...
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Aligning (Scaled?) Greek Letters

Is there a good way to align letters that fall below the line of text? In the below I was hoping to have the bottom of the 'x' and the chi to be aligned. \usepackage[11pt]{article} \begin{document} ...
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spaces in font names

I have an updated TeXLive distribution. Following Fonts for PolyTonic Greek I copied the code exactly: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX} ...
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How can I use greek language with pst-eucl package

I want to write a greek document and make geometric shapes using pst-eucl This \usepackage{pst-eucl} \usepackage[greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} produces shapes but no-greek fonts. ...
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betababel: You haven't defined the language polutonikogreek yet

For many years I used the package betababel to combine Latin and Greek letters in one document, but since version 2014.20141024-1 of texlive-lang-greek, the simple example \documentclass{scrartcl} ...
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Typesetting modifier letter U+02ED

I'm creating an article on Ancient Greek pronunciation with IPA transcription in TeXworks. Ancient Greek distinguishes voiceless unaspirated, aspirated, and voiced stops, and I would like to ...
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Not uniform behavior of GFS fonts

For my purpose is to have some greek text with pdflatex (not xelatex), I don't understand the incoherent (?) behavior of GFS fonts. Consider this example \documentclass[a4paper]{article} ...
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Greek Text (babel) and English Code Text (listings): Problem

I use the babel package in order to write in greek with font "kerkis". I want to add code in english ("courier new" font) to my latex document but I get some difficulties. Can anybody help me, ...
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babel for greek text using XeLaTeX

Recently I found out that babel can be used with XeLaTeX for hyphenating greek texts. This is a welcome addition to polyglossia, which still has some bugs, and xgreek, which seems somewhat limited ...
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How does one get the MinionPro \qoppa?

Since I have switched to the 2014 texlive, one issue is not working: the character \qoppa. The command is defined in polutonikogreek in babel. It is an archaic greek letter, but was used also in ...
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Latex- Greek language

I want to write an assignement in greek. I added these commands: \newcommand{\textgreek}[1]{\begingroup\fontencoding{LGR}\selectfont#1\endgroup} \section*{\textgreek{Κείμενο}} but it is wrong. ...
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How can I use Greek characters in acronym description with glossaries package?

I am using the glossaries package to create a list of acronyms but I want to be able to use non-Latin characters in the acronym description. I am also using the textgreek package to include Greek ...
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Font Selection: XeLaTeX with polyglossia and Greek [duplicate]

I am writing a document in English that contains words and passages in ancient greek. XeLaTeX seems ideal to this purpose because one doesn't need to mark the text. Loading polyglossia and choosing ...
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Laplace's equation symbols [closed]

I used \nabla to present the laplace equation but it is not work !!, so is there any method to write the del operator (Gradient) symbol ?
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greek text doesn't show in headings with cm font in memoir

I have set up my document using memoir and polyglossia for hyphenation in greek and english. I have also used my own fonts, using the commands below and it worked great. I am working on sharelatex ...
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Greek Characters in LaTeXML

I have been experimenting with producing small document snippets in LaTeXML - slowly building up to more complex documents, and one of the first stumbling points has been the inclusion of greek ...
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Does polyglossia with LuaLaTeX hyphenate greek text?

Is there a way to tell polyglossia to hyphenate a Greek text when run with LuaLaTeX? I tried quite a lot (greek as defaultlanguage, as backgroundlanguage, as otherlanguage, with german, with english, ...
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How to define vectors when used in equation

So in short I want to have something that looks like this: So far I managed to get to the following output: with the code as follows: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper] {article} ...
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How to type an old style greek phrase in text mode?

I need to type an greek phrase: Let no one untrained in geometry enter. Jusk like http://home.wlu.edu/~mahonj/Greeklanguage.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Greek_phrases I hope it looks ...
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Corrupted NFSS tables \select@language{greek}

Recently I installed Fedora 20 in my desktop. I installed TeX Live for LaTeX. For Greek language support, I installed the Kerkis font package and texlive-babel-greek. When I tried to compile a greek ...
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greek character of GFS Porson is missing with LuaLaTeX (fontspec, polyglossia)

When I LuaLaTeXify a document with GFS Porson as greek font, it doesn't print the Greek semicolon (·) when written as ·, it uses the latin semicolon when written as ;. If I am right, · is ...
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LuaLatex + Unicode-math, can't get upright greek with “\up*” commands

I was trying to type in upright greek letters in LaTex, and I've been recommended to use LuaLaTex with Unicode-math package to accomplish that. However I ran into a weird issue. If I want to type in ...
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Bold Greek letters in latex section name

I'm having small trouble with "pi" in section name \section{ $\pi$ } in LaTeX. I need to bold \pi but I do not know how to do it. I was try to use $\mbox{\boldmath${\pi}$}$, $\mbox{\mathbf{\pi}}$, ...
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Problem with inserting the Greek letter \omega when using Arabi package

In the following example, the symbol \omega does not show up after compiling the file. This is the first Greek later for which I have this kind of the problem. Is there a way to solve this problem. ...
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Problem with Greek title

I'm having a problem writing a paper in Greek, using amsart. I'm using the packages \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} and \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} and am able to write Greek & English ...
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Problem with greek letters in Computer Modern Unicode

I've tried to use Computer Modern Unicode (version 0.7.0) with XeLaTeX to write greek letters. However, using the following code in TeXLive 2012 or 2014, the shapes of "βγλθωχ" seem different with ...
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How do I write “amartia” in polytonic Greek

I want $\alpha\mu\alpha\rho\tau\iota\alpha$ with accent aigu ' above the $\iota$. How?
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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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Problem with inserting the symbols \times and \omega when using arabi package

Is it impossible to insert the mathematical symbol \times when using the arabi package? After compiling A\times B it becomes AB and the sign \times disappears See the example below. ...
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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 ...