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Greek sans serif math

Is it possible to use unicode-math to fake sans serif Greek math letters? I use \symsfit{x}(f) for the Fourier transform of x(t). I would like it to work for Greek function variables too. Can I, for ...
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Why is Lamda undefined [on hold]

Why does the code Test lamda = $\lamda$ Test Lamda = $\Lamda$ produce the error message ! Undefined control sequence. <recently read> \lamda l.35 Test lamda = $\lamda Both \lamda and \...
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Using Greek Letters - Symbols in regular text (LyX)

I have been having trouble in writing Greek letters like: μ,α in regular text when using LyX. When I try to include the package "babel-greek" the programme does not compile the pdf file. I checked ...
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Greek Times New Roman

I am writting Greek in LaTeX using \usepackage[greek,english]{babel} \usepackage[iso-8859-7]{inputenc} I want to change the font to Times New Roman or something similar. I already tried \...
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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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Greek letters \rm mode, MikTeX

The question sounds simple - how to write greek math symbol, say, $\alpha$ to get alpha's text mode (straight, like after \rm) but still in formula ? Any packages? Thanks!
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How to use (missing) digamma with GFS Porson?

With xeTeX and GFS Porson I can't use the digamma (ϝ) in text mode though the font seems to have the character (U+03DD GREEK SMALL LETTER DIGAMMA, UTF-8: 0xCF 0x9D, UTF-16: 0x03DD). Or is this a ...
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Is there a “small cap” version of greek symbols out there?

I need to use two versions of the Omega greek letter in the same equation, but I don't want to use uppercase and lowercase (as the latter looks like a w). Is there a way to differentiate between the ...
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Latex document will not recognise Greek keyboard input?

I have a document in which I will use both Latin and Greek characters. I am currently using these 2 packages: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and \usepackage[greek]{babel}, but all they do is transform ...
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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 ...
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gaps between word and greek angle quotes [closed]

I use XeLatex to write a thesis in greek. My problem is that writing «word» displayed as « word » , with a gap before and after the word. How can I change that? I don't want these gaps. Thank you
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Title with English and Greek text

I am having the following code \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage{graphicx} \graphicspath{{images/}} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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Looking for \mathbb style $\Delta$ and $\nabla$

I came across the following two symbols in an article: The usual \mathbb{\Delta} or \mathbb{\nabla} aren't working. Can anybody say what package/command I should use to reproduce these? Thanks.
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Sans serif upright greek in math mode

I need to write a document with the Helvetica font and found sansmathfonts to be good matching counterpart for math, but I'm open for other suggestions. Now I'm really struggling to get sans serif ...
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Can't write greek with newtxtext in XeTeX

I've been trying to use the newtx fonts for math and text, and while math seems to work, any text I write in greek won't be displayed. For instance, \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{...
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LaTeX font for ancient Greek music notation?

is there a font which contains the signs for ancient Greek music notation (unicode range 1D200 - 1D24F)? Thanks Rudolf.
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Writing inverse Greek letters

Is there any package that allows to write inverse Greek letters? Kind like nabla is inverted delta, but with all of the letters.
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Bold upright lowercase greek symbols [closed]

In a physics textbook I met an equation, as in Figure above, with the bold upright greek letter β. How could I edit equations that contain such characters in boldface?
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Xelatex and pdfLatex and thesis template [closed]

I'm trying to use this template here to write my thesis. I am using xelatex because I need to write my thesis in Greek. The template works great when I compile it using xelatex without adding xgreek ...
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Sans serif upright lower-case Greek letters for beamer class

I use the beamer class with the cmbright package which provides sans serif Greek and Latin letters for the math mode and also sans serif-ish versions of math symbols such as \partial. Unfortunately, ...
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How to have italic Greek letters with pslatex package

I have to use the pslatex package for a document I'm creating. When using this package, all Greek letters in math mode appear bold and non-italic. However, I'd prefer if my Greek letters (or at the ...
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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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Is there an upside-down version of the symbol for $\pi$?

I have been looking at the Comprehensive list of Latex symbols, but can not seem to find an upside-down letter $\pi$. Is there a package that I need to add so that a command like $\copi$ or $\invpi$ ...
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Not all Latin and Greek characters are displayed using Polyglossia

For my thesis I need to write words in different languages and so I use the polyglossia package, but I just noticed that some of the Latin and Greek characters are not showing, like latin upsilon. ...
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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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Greek text copy & paste fails

I am trying to copy and paste some text from a greek pdf file that I created in latex using texstudio, but the pasted text appears messed up. Here is an example \documentclass[]{article} % \...
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ltxdockit and non-latin characters

I know that ltxdockit is not really a properly supported package. Still, I would welcome if someone could help me. ltxdockit seems to have problems with non-latin alphabets. The following example in ...
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Greek letters and tikz

I have to insert greek letters in place of V_0 and C_t but nothing seems to work. Any hint? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{tikz} % tikzstyle è deprecato: % http://tex....
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How to draw a chessboard with greek notation for the squares?

How could I typeset a chessboard using greek notation for the squares? I kind of manage to do it using moreenum but it uses math fonts while I would prefer to use normal fonts. Does anyone have any ...
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uppercase greek letters in mhchem formulas gives error when compiling [duplicate]

I tried compiling a ~1 year old document today and noticed that I got an error when using a uppercase greek letter in a chemical reaction. Here's an MWE (with an example from the mhchem manual): \...
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accent on capital Greek letters

I am writing in Greek and the title of chapters and sections on each page appear with accent on capital letters. I am trying \chapter[{text}] to fix it but it doesn't work. What can I do? Please help!!...
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Greek letters doesn't show when use charter package

I download to my laptop CMU Serif font for greek letters, but when I insert charter package (because i want to write english bold text with it) the regular greek letters doesn't show. This is my code ...
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Can one combine ancient and modern Greek with Babel?

Using Polyglossia, it's possible to use ancient and modern Greek in a single document. Unfortunately, Polyglossia's support for Greek is broken under LuaLaTeX. Is is possible to accomplish this using ...
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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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greek text in LaTeX (along with latin text)

I want to write greek and latin. As a miniumum example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[greek]{babel} \usepackage{fontenc} \usepackage{fullpage} \usepackage{hyperref} ...
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Greek language in suftesi document class

I am trying to create a report using suftesi document class. I write my report using both greek and latin characters. The problem, however, is that I cannot print greek characters. I tried this and ...
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Is there a way to \uppercase greeks?

Here's a sample code, which works for latin math, but not for greek math. \documentclass{article} \providecommand{\bigset}[1]{\ensuremath{\uppercase{#1}}} \begin{document} \bigset d :-) \bigset\...
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Incomplete generation of Greek letters with Unicode and XeLaTeX

If I try to copy and paste text from Wikipedia with Greek letters into my LaTeX files in the resulting PDF files only about 70% of the Greek letters are visible. I am using XeLaTeX. E.g., If I have ...
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mu (\micro) symbol in siunitx package is badly aliased

I'm using the siunitx package to display units, but I'm having a problem with the appearance of the Greek letter mu that results from the \micro command. The version in the package documentation looks ...
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Cross-Referenced Index/Dictionary

I am undergoing some amateur Greek studies and would like to construct a dictionary of sorts with LaTeX. I would obviously like some sort of alpha-beta-cal listing of vocabulary words I encounter, ...
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Author's first name in Greek is showing as a rectangle in references

I'm really new with Tex and need to write a report in Greek. For my references (both in Greek and Latin characters) I use the APA style: \usepackage{apacite} ... \bibliographystyle{apacite} After ...
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Greek small rho with dasia (and also psili): Problem with accent and LGR encoding

The following minimal example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[LGR,QX,T2A,T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} \fontencoding{LGR}\selectfont ὉῥὙ ἠἈἐ Ὤἔ \end{document} sets ...
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How to get a non-cursive minuscule kappa in \textgreek{fusik'h} (physics)?

I'm trying to write "physics" in Greek by using "textgreek". It replaces the input text "k" with the cursive "kappa", but I want the more common non-cursive minuscule kappa. \documentclass[a4paper,...
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Bad Character code (256)/ \select@language{greek}

I was trying to install minted package in TeXLive. I installed it and then run sudo tlmgr update --all. It was running slow so I stopped it using Ctrl+Z in an ubuntu terminal and then I run sudo tlmgr ...
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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} \usepackage[...
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Problem with greek letters

I need to write in my document some greek letter (outside any formulas). What do you suggest me? Thanks a lot
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How to change between languages without using a command?

I am using LaTeX to produce texts containing both English and Greek characters, with the aid of the babel package. My approach up to now, in declaring the use of another language, is to use a ...
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Prefixed bibliography labels in different language with biblatex

I use moderncv to compile my cv, I know that the best solution is biblatex, so I followed this solution to make it properly work with moderncv. My bibliography has entries in three different ...
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How to replace Greek letters from mathptmx with mtpro2 lite?

The Greek letters from mathptmx are horrible, some are even identical when they shouldn't be (rho and varrho for example). I'm new to LaTeX, so as simple as this task may be, I cannot figure it out. I ...
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Unicode greek letter or new greek letter

I need chi letter as the one to the right: My issue is that when I either use $\chi$ or \textgreek{q} I don't get what I wish to. I would also be happy with U+03C7 unicode character, but I don't ...