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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

26
votes
3answers
17k views

Upright Greek letters in text mode (not upgreek)

How do I type upright Greek letters? I have tried upgreek but it uses specific fonts (Euler or Adobe Symbol). I want to use the upright Greek letters in the actual font being used. I'm thinking of ...
5
votes
1answer
164 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
117 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
302 views

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.
4
votes
3answers
182 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
92 views

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?
3
votes
1answer
437 views

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 ...
12
votes
1answer
324 views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
512 views

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. ...
1
vote
0answers
147 views

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 ...
10
votes
1answer
382 views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
718 views

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} ...
5
votes
1answer
322 views

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 ...
7
votes
2answers
298 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
149 views

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} ...
2
votes
0answers
549 views

Xelatex and pdfLatex and thesis template [closed]

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
591 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
559 views

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 ...
13
votes
3answers
17k views

siunitx: µ doesn't work

I'm using TeXnicCenter for Windows (7) and I'm a bloody beginner in everything that concerns LaTeX. I'm using the siunitx package for mathematical formulas and it works just fine... with one ...
4
votes
2answers
770 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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, ...
5
votes
1answer
819 views

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: ...
4
votes
1answer
977 views

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 ...
10
votes
1answer
412 views

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 ...
20
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
534 views

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 ...
8
votes
5answers
3k views

Greek pdf bookmarks

I am puzzled with sections titled with Greek characters. They do appear in the pdf's Content list, though not correctly. For example, in my thesis--written in English with LyX, based on the ...
4
votes
1answer
259 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
752 views

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.
3
votes
1answer
298 views

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} ...
1
vote
0answers
181 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
146 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
537 views

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 ...
10
votes
3answers
892 views

Method of avoiding variant Greek letters

Using a virtual greek keyboard and the following packages it's possible to directly implement Greek unicode characters (e.g. θ) \usepackage[mathletters]{ucs} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} However the ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

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: ...
7
votes
3answers
9k views

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} ...
3
votes
1answer
763 views

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 ...
10
votes
2answers
3k views

how can we write in Greek with computer modern font

How can we write Greek documents (i.e. in the Greek language) having the computer modern font? What code do we have to write? I'd like to note that I don't want to include some Greek letters, but I'd ...
4
votes
1answer
135 views

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 ...
16
votes
4answers
1k views

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 ...
8
votes
1answer
301 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
335 views

XeTeX + polyglossia: Trying to get greek text in PDF bookmarks

Although I've googled extensively to find a solution, most of the related information online is about babel. I'm working with polyglossia and can't get the pdf bookmarks to appear in greek, although I ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Omega, varpi or 'double upsilon' greek symbol?

How to produce symbol like this: Is this a special form of \varpi, 'double upsilon' or omega?
5
votes
2answers
2k views

Upright bold greek with condition in math mode

Good day! I googled the whole stackechange, but was not able to find the answer. I'm quite new to Latex, so my approach is not proper. I try to define a macro, that should format greek letter as ...
5
votes
1answer
743 views

Can I typeset greek letters in text mode using Latin Modern Fonts?

I use lualatex and utf8 source. I want to use the Latin Modern fonts (including math). If I include e.g. the character ε in my source file; it does not appear in the output. I've tried changing the ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Using Greek Letters

For the following example I'm getting Missing $ inserted... with regard to the \rho command: a tangible benefit from acquiring positive reputation that is not captured within \citet{d05a}, in ...
0
votes
1answer
10k views

How to insert Greek letters (having trouble with \greekletter)

This is my code: \begin{equations} \begin{align} \lamba = \frac{x}{2} \end{align} \end{equations} But \lamba appears just as a blank space.
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Bold Greek letters in achemso

I'm having trouble producing a bold capital "Pi" while using the achemso document class. The only success that I've had is by using \bm{\Pi} which produces an ugly result akin to "poor man's bold", ...
5
votes
1answer
313 views

\polyset and greek letters

The polynom style (version “2006/04/20 0.17 (CH,HA)” from texlive 2012) has to be told about which tokens represent variables. The manual has an example like this: \polyset{vars=XYZ\xi, % make X, Y, ...
3
votes
1answer
888 views

Normal Greek sigma (and not varsigma) before apostrophe

Strangely enough, LaTeX automatically changes a normal sigma (σ) into a "varsigma" (ς) if no proper letter follows. Of course, in most cases that's perfectly fine. It's a bit annoying, though, when ...