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

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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 ...
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Mysterious type of Omega [closed]

I'm looking for this verion of Omega:
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Problem with greek letters in latex font (Computer Modern) in Inkscape

I use Inkscape for my graphics in my latex document. As the font in the graphics should be the same as the text font (CMR10), I installed computer modern on my computer. Regular letters work fine. ...
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Using a specific font for bold greek characters in maths

I'm writing a document involving some maths in which I use lots of greek letters. I would like to write some of them in bold, and the whole document is written in Linux Libertine font. Finally, I'm ...
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How to read \vartheta and vocally distinguish it from \theta? [closed]

I am going to vocally report my paper. I have used both $\vartheta$ and $\theta$ in the equations. How should I read $\vartheta$ and vocally distinguish it from $\theta$.
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Greek writing in LaTeX [closed]

I have a problem using Texmaker when I am trying to write in Greek. The starting commands I use in my document are \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[iso-8859-7]{inputenc} but when it ...
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Replace greek letters with its variants in case unicode-math is used

When unicode-math is used, the replacement of e.g. greek characters with its variants does not work as before: \let\phi\varphi What is the way to achieve the same with unicode-math? minimal ...
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Physics EMF symbol in LaTeX [duplicate]

How does one create the symbol for EMF (electromotive force) used in physics for a LaTeX document? It is like \varepsilon but uppercased.
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How can I write a non-greek name in a greek text?

I want to write a text in Greek and there are some non-greek names. I used the following code: \begin{frame}{Ιστορική αναδρομή} Το 1926 ο $\textenglish{David Hilbert }$ ισχυρίζεται ότι κάθε ...
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Adjust custom made upright greek letters when used in subscripts

I really like how Steven is generating upright greek letters in his answer: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \newsavebox{\foobox} \newcommand{\slantbox}[2][0]{\mbox{% \sbox{\foobox}{#2}% ...
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Using Greek letter qoppa in a formula [duplicate]

I'd like to use the Greek letter qoppa in a formula in an otherwise non-Greek document. I tried using the greekoption for babelbut that turned my document into Greek letters. By default, \qoppadoesn't ...
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How to get rid of that ugly acute (“anw tonos”) in the greek alphabetical numerals?

When using subcaptions in a figure, in a greek document (LaTeX or XeTeX), the labels are numbered with (α'), (β'), (γ') and so on, as shown below. Is there a way to remove the 's ? ...
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How to type \varrho in such a form? [closed]

How to type such varrho? Thanks
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Is it possible to type easily polytonic greek in XeTeX? [duplicate]

Some years ago, I used polutonikogreek option of the babel package to insert acutes, graves and other symbols in the text. For example, with \textgreek{fu/sis} => φύσις. The problem is that I cannot ...
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Problem With Capital Greek Letters

I am writing an article in the Journal of the Optical Society of America B (JOSA B) and I have used the journal's LaTeX template. Unfortunately, I have a problem with the output PDF. Instead of ...
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Greek Symbols in box and circle

When I use \fbox{T} I can write alphabet in a box. But I get error lets say if i try \fbox{\mu}, the error is ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> So my aim finally is to write Greek ...
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Capital and small nu

I couldn't figure out the command for Capital Nu as shown in the picture. I tried \Nu but it doesn't work. I googled but found nothing helpful.
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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. ...