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

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(Dis-)Advantages of typing (polutoniko)greek letters?

As fan of teubner.sty and gfsporson I've typed a long document with teubner-Glyph-macros >\~W f\ia le Fa\ic dre ktl.` By chance I found that, without changing anything, I can use the Greek letters ...
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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 circumflex accent with ascii characters using mapping does not work

I want to input Greek letters with polytonic accents (ancient Greek) using ASCII characters in my tex document (so I don't need to change the keyboard layout). I am using polyglossia. I have been ...
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Use the beta variant

Is it possible to use the curled beta: ϐ (U+03D0) in a formula? There are variants available for \epsilon, \theta, \phi, \rho, \sigma and \phi with \varepsilon, \vartheta, etc... but there is no ...
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lgrxenc.def not nound

Yesterday I've finally reinstalled my TeXLive to the version of 2014. While compiling, I have the following error: fontec.sty Package fontenc Error: Encoding file `lgrxenc.def' not found ...
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How to typeset greek letters

I want to write a sentence like "physics (from ancient greek φύσις)". But I don't know how to typeset the character "ύ" properly. Also I am not sure, if it is a good idea simply to use math-mode here ...
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Problem with changing the language in .bib files

I am trying to change the language between entries of my bib file, but it does not recognise greek characters. I am using the babelbib package The main file is as following ...
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Can't get kerkis work properly

I am testing a few chapter styles to work with kerkis font in greek. The weird thing is that although I load the package, the fontstyle doesn't pass inside the document. My first attempt is the ...
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Combine boldsymbol and widebar

I would like to have boldsymbol and widebar inside an equation combined as something like $\widebar{\boldsymbol\mu}$ However, while this compiles in my code, I only have a mu with a bar over it. ...
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Using Greek symbols in section title

How can I use Greek symbols as a part of section? For example, how may I create a section 'k-epsilon Turbulence Model'?
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pxfont upgreek… Why can't i use?

I'm trying to use pxfont upright greek letters in math as the way below but it doesn't work. When i write \alpha I would like to see \upalpha from px. My main font is libertine. ...
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Greek description for custom variables (\newkomavar*) in lco-file

Based on the templates/files asymTypB.lco, brieftemplate.tex, briefwbk.tex found at http://www.komascript.de/files/KOMA-Script-3-Buch-Beispielcode.zip, I derived a modified template for an invoice ...
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Writing greek text in LaTeX

Is it possible to compile the following example using pdfLaTeX showing the correct font for greek text, and not the default CMR? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} ...
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AIP Template: greeks letters not working

I am trying to use the American Institute of Physics latex template but for some reason some greek letters and other math symbols are not working. Maybe it's my pc. So below is a aipproc document ...
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XeLatex and greek quotation marks

Background: «» are the greek analogues of the English quotation marks "". Goal: To be able to write "quote" in my .tex file and have XeLateX render it as «quote». Minimal test case that fails for ...
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Acro package with capital Greek symbols [closed]

I have used "Acro" package for my thesis nomenclatures. The problem is with the Capital Greek symbols, but the small Greek symbols work perfectly. Here my principal code: ...
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When using the accents package: underaccent greek symbol in caption of a table gives error

I am using the accents package to place a bar under math symbols. This works very well when using it in equations, and also in normal text (obviously still in the math environment $...$). However, ...
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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 do I add a circumflex?

I want to write words in Greek that have circumflexes, like 'νοῦς'. Is there any way to add the circumflex on top of the letters?
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LaTeX: Greek fonts available?

I am using LaTeX and the default font that it is providing. I was wondering if there are any other fonts available I can have. My preamble is: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{book} ...
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Libertine Font Greek Letters Size

As you can see the greek letters from pxfonts are bigger than the numbers. How can i fix the size? The numbers size is the better. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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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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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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\[\mu\] 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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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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Linux Libertine does not show Greek SmallCaps

According to the Linux Libertine font tester you can have Greek small caps. However the following example does not yield the desirable result: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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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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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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tilde over a symbol Phi

Please suggest me a way to put tilde over a symbol phi. I can easily put it over a letter but coming to the case of symbols, it is giving problems. Thanks in advance.
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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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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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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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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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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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‘β’ using Latin Modern fonts

I’m typesetting a text with some math and Greek letters. LaTeX handles Greek letters just fine in math mode but I can’t get it to display the character ‘β’ using either direct input or the \b macro ...
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Define particle names to use upright greek letters in math mode

Currently I have my electron neutrino & beta particle marco defined as \newcommand{\eneutrino}{\ensuremath{\nu_e}} \newcommand{\belectron}{\ensuremath{\beta^{-}}} ...
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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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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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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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How to set up TeX software to begin making existing Greek and Hebrew texts into custom interlinear pdfs?

Starting Point I have a W32TeX package with latex, pdftex, xetex installed on a win7 box and am interested in getting started creating interlinear Greek-Hebrew (2 line, no English) texts of Biblical ...
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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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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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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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\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, ...