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

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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 ...
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How to write upper case \varepsilon in LaTeX math environment?

I need the uppercase of this sign $\varepsilon$ how to I get that?
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Polutoniko Greek in TexLive 2013

I can no longer compile files with the polutonikogreek language option to babel in TexLive 2013. Everything was fine in TL2012. There is another question showing the same problem: Ancient Greek ...
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Hat accent on bold greek letters in math mode

I would like to insert an hat accent on bold letters/symbols in math mode. For latin letters, e.g. the q char, I insert this commands in my preamble ...
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Why LaTeX uses upright uppercase Greek letters by default in math mode?

Why upper-case Greek letters are typeset in upright font, i.e., \mathrm? While at the same time, some upper-case Greek letters those are also Latin Letters ,e.g., A for $\Alpha$, B for $\Beta$, are ...
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Greek characters instead of “et al.”

Problem: In the final pdf document I get greek letters "k. sun." instead of "et al." when citing articles, for instance "Garris k. sun". instead of "Garris et al". This refers to the text corpus, not ...
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Mirror greek symbol in math environment

I need a mirrored symbol \Gamma. Is it posible? I can't find this symbol and I do not know a way to mirror the symbol. I use unicode math.
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Problem with font OT1-Greek letters

I am having this problem. I got this sample by net: \documentclass[paper=a4,fontsize=11pt]{scrartcl} \usepackage[iso-8859-7]{inputenc} \usepackage{kerkis} \usepackage{a4} \usepackage{amssymb} ...
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Random Greek Symbols appears in pdf generated by LaTeX [closed]

I use Texmaker. Once the .pdf file is generated by LaTeX, I notice that there are several greek symbols (mostly Sigma) in random places. Does any one know the reason? (My code does not contain these ...
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language problem

I created this command: \newcommand{\NewPart}[1]{\section*{\uppercase{#1}}} and run it like this: \NewPart{Personal details}{} My problem is that instead of 'Personal details' I want to give a ...
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greek in latex-template thesis

I am using TexMaker and I have just found a beautiful template for my thesis http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis I have the problem that i can't write greeks. I have tried ...
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OpenType Latex font for usage in text editor

I like to use the LaTeX fonts as well in text editors. Concerning this, some questions came into my mind: Is it true that I need so called OpenType fonts for that, which I could use like Times or ...
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Ancient Greek hyphenation in LuaLaTeX

Can anybody tell me the current state of hyphenation patterns in LuaLaTeX, especially with regard to Ancient Greek? I searched here on tex.sx and on the web. There are many mailing lists discussing ...
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Upright greek math: `theta` with `textgreek` package too boldish

With the following MWE: \documentclass[british]{article} \usepackage[british]{babel} \usepackage{textgreek} \begin{document} \LARGE Normal text default font, italics and upright: ...
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What is the capital Greek letter for tau? [duplicate]

I would like to typeset the capital Greek letter for tau. I used \Tau, but I got error for that: Undefined control sequence. My preamble is \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} ...
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Changing the Greek math font with mathspec

I've recently changed from pdftex to xetex to be able to write documents in Bembo Std but I'm not quite there yet. While trying to typeset some notes from one of my classes, I tried to typeset Greek ...
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Writing Greek text [duplicate]

I am trying to compile some Greek text in PDF. I get it compiled using babel package, but text in Greek renders as complete gibberish. Only if I write Latin text does it convert it into Greek letters, ...
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How to switch to upright greek in math mode?

tI use libertine and newtxmath font packages, they provide upright greek letters. However, there is no way to automatically swith between italic and upright greek letters. I need a command, simillar ...
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up-to-date TeX distribution

In order to use the "LGRx package" I've been told in a previous question that I've made, that I should have an up-to-date TeX distribution. So, I wonder what is this and how can I install it to my ...
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Non-ASCII characters in Biblatex

I am using biblatex with backend=biber and the following .bib file: @article{concellon_synthesis_2006, title = {Synthesis of Enantiopure ({αS,βS)-} or ({αR,βS)-β-Amino} Alcohols by Complete ...
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Specifying a different font for polytonic Greek in pdfTeX with Babel

I am writing my master’s thesis with the ulthese class, which is now part of MiKTeX and TeX Live. This class is based on memoir and is fairly flexible, but assumes the use of pdfTeX and sets the font ...