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

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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 ...
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While writing in Greek, I need to keep citations and bibliography in English

i have just been introduced to LaTeX as a means to write my dissertation. I am faced with the problem of writing my document in Greek while keeping all bibliographic entries and citations in English. ...
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midsigma not varsigma

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openright]{book} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenx} \usepackage[LGR,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[english,german,greek,italian]{babel} \usepackage{textcomp} ...
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epsilon and varepsilon rendering in pslatex

I have a very simple article, with one line: $\epsilon \gtrsim \varepsilon$ If I use pdflatex to compile, \epsilon and \varepsilon are rendered in a different way, which is the correct behaviour. ...
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Align Greek polytonic (“smart line start”)

I am text-typing a set of poems in Greek polytonic and my problem is that the upper case letters alignment is being set according to the accents rather than the letters themselves. Here is an example ...
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How do I add Greek as a language on my .tex file?

When I am writing Greek on Texmaker, the words are underlined as mistakes as seen below: The result is what I wanted: But is there any way to add Greek as a language in my .tex file, in order ...
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Why does a different font appear on Greek and different on English?

I'm trying to create a pdf that contains both English and Greek. But the two different languages appear in different fonts. Can someone tell me why? This is my code: ...
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Changing the writing language

I write in greek (having before load all the necessary packages and own commands - babel etc). In order to change the language and write a word in english I type \gre and the letters appear with ...
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Environment for ancient Greek poem with comments

I want to write an ancient Greek poem and I am having problems in setting the right environmental parameters. My major difficulty is to make an effective use of footnotes. Instead of using a ...
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Missing package in OpenSuSE?

I installed texlive2013. Old functioning LaTeX files complain now for missing files: No file LGRcmr.fd.! LaTeX Error: This NFSS system isn't set up properly. Asking pdflatex it answers: For ...
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Greek-Letters-Different in AdobeReader and TexStudio, who's right?

I want to use greek letters in my Matlab Figures and then use the figures in Latex. I'm using TexStudio, and the preview inside of TexStudio shows me, for example if I entered a \mu in Matlab ...
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Missing var greek letters in math mode using eulervm

The eulervm package lacks the varrho and varsigma greek letters. Can I replace them by some greek letters from a different package? (So as that they rest distinct from their non-variant versions.) ...
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greek macros: teubner.sty's \og-macro doesn't work at all

Before the latest update of teubner.sty (with GlyphNames) one could use the \og-macro (ὸ) as long as babel's french wasn't loaded (page 15 n. 1 of teubner-doc.pdf). Now, the \og-macro doesn't work at ...
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How to write greek letters in BibTeX entry?

I'm a LyX user. I have an article title with the following text: β-glucosidase I have this entry in BibTeX so I tried to type \beta-glucosidase or {\beta}-glucosidase but they don't work. I tried ...
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\endcsname error with nag and newest babel/greek update

Did I miss something with babel and polutonikogreek? I just updated my TeX distribution on my mac through TeX Live Utility, and now I get the error: ./document.tex:5: Missing \endcsname inserted. ...
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The simplest way to input π in text mode (textual)?

What is the simplest way to input π in text mode if there is only this one greek letter in the whole English text? May be there is one line of code can make it. The following excellent example is ...
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How to obtain proper justification with XeLaTeX and fontspec package?

I'm trying to obtain a justified paragraph with greek text using XeLaTeX and fontspec package, but there is always a word that exceed the right alignment. Note that with LaTex and the default greek ...
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Document in Spanish with IPA and Greek, failing in PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX

I was passing some documents I had in HTML to LaTeX for a better printout. While the main language of those documents is Spanish (and a few more are in English) there have snips in other languages, ...
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Latin Modern and Greek, an issue

Here is the code : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[vmargin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{xfrac,fontspec,unicode-math} \setmathfont[version=lm]{Latin Modern Math} ...
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Greek to ShareLaTeX and moderncv

I tried to use the ShareLaTeX for my resume using monderncv but the tried and could not write Greek. There is a solution, someone has managed to load the Greek in this program?
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fourier: How to get slanted lower and upper case Greek symbols by default

The fourier package has an option to slant lower case Greek; the upright lower case Greek symbols are then available as \other<symbol> macros. It seems upper case Greek symbols are always ...
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Upright Greek font fitting to Computer Modern

I'm looking for an upright Greek font for single Greek characters (like "β-decay" or "µ-metal") which fits to the default CM/latin style, i.e. the upright version of the default italic math mode Greek ...
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Greek variable numbering and reference on it

I would like to define a command similar to \section that places Greek letters in the right order in an equation. Furthermore I want the option to label a Greek letter to use it later and I would like ...
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How can I write curly capital Greek letters

How can I write curly capital Greek letters, looking like math cal? In particular I need curly \Pi. I want to have both version regular \Pi and curly \Pi in one text.
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Upgreek symbol in text mode and display mode should be Roman

In latex ell symbol are shown to be italic font. But We want that symbol to be Roman. I have tried in upgreek style but not yet that output. How to get it Roman?
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Typesetting Greek characters in bibliography

I've been struggling with trying to get Greek characters to typeset in my bibliography for a while now, but can't seem to find a solution that works for me. Here is a MWE of the .tex I am working ...
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How to use lipsum with greek as main language

I'm trying to create a random text using lipsum having greek as the main language. The problem is that when I try to compile my file, an error keeps occuring about endcsname. My code is ...
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Cannot build .tex file

I am running MikTex 2.9 and I'm facing a problem. When i try to edit a tex file it keeps building for ever. I've noticed that in Task Manager there is a process that's running, miktex-maketfm.exe. ...
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garamond (main) and mathpple (greek symbols)

i'm using GARAMOND font. But i would like some greek symbols to take from MATHPPLE. I think it's enough to write a command like "\DeclareMathSymbol{\Pi}{\mathalpha}{Letters}{5}". But i coldn't find ...
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Can't write Greek RecipeName in xcookybooky

I am using xcookybooky to create my own cookbook in greek. Until now I was using iso-8859-7 encoding in all my documents and it was working fine. With xcookybooky there is an issue with this ...
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Two letter variables with upright Delta

I'm using newtxmath with the slanted and libertine option in order to get standard slanted greek letters in mathmode as well as the option for upright greek letters. My question concerns a common two ...
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Can't make greek sign of question “;” shown right

I tried to make a greek text in Latex. But there is a small problem the sign of question ";" shows as upper dot. \documentclass[twoside,a5paper,12pt]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Beamer 3.30 with helvet - Problem with upper-case Greek

Since I updated to latex beamer 3.30 last week, I do not get upper-case Greek letters anymore with the "helvet" package - they are replaced by black boxes instead. This is an example: ...
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how to change language within the .cls file

The problem is this: I want to use in the custom class file (named thesis.cls), a different language than English, Greek to be specific. In the .tex file I loaded the babel package with the command ...
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Uniform Unicode for text, math and listings?

What should I put in the preamble (preferably packages) for this to work as expected with its unicode characters? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} $α$ α ...
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htlatex with greek encoding

I used htlatex to the following code (say foo.tex) \documentclass[10pt]{article} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{amscd} ...
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Xelatex and pdfLatex and thesis template

I'm trying to use this template here to right my thesis. I am using xelatex because i need to write my thesis in greek. The template works great when i compile it usint xelatex without adding xgreek ...
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problem with Greek in beamer (windows)

I am trying to write my thesis presentation in windows with Beamer but i have an issue with Greek language. when i want to add a definition from drop down menu , the letters dont appear right in the ...
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What to do about error message about extra \else in greek.ldf? [closed]

I get this error since I upgraded to texlive 2013: (/usr/local/texlive/2013/texmf-dist/tex/luatex/hyph-utf8/luatex-hyphen.lua))) ! Extra \else. l.74 \else ? Posting this question directly in case ...
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Greek language issue with moderncv in Lyx

I am using Lyx in order to write my CV but i have an issue with Greek language. I fill the entries like name/family name/adress/tel/mobile/email in Greek from Lyx's preamble but the email must be ...
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Greek alternate/variant letters

Some letters of the greek alphabet include alternative letters. For instance, we have \Phi, \phi and \varphi. What is the purpose of the variant versions of these letters? Why are these not ...
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Cannot produce a document in Greek

I have just installed MikTeX 2.9 in my gf's laptop along with Texmaker. I decided to make a test document to see if everything is working fine. However, while packages are loaded without any problem, ...
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Fonts for PolyTonic Greek

I am using XeLaTeX with the fontspec package for Polytonic Greek character support (Unicode solutions only, no hacks). The default font doesn't display most of the desired characters, but I like the ...
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Latex into Keynote (Greek Letters Font)

i'm preparing a presentation with Keynote. To include the formulas i'm using Latexit but the text and the formulas have different fonts. I've tried to use this to change the font in Latexit: ...
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How can I set uppercase greek letters as italic in math mode by default?

This is a follow up question to here. The recommended solution doesn't work for me. I therefore let all my mathematical packages in the MWE. The result is an upright Psi followed by an italic Psi. I ...