{input-encodings} is about the various input code pages like latin1 or utf-8 ({unicode}) which interpret the sequence of numbers underlying text files and map each number to a certain glyph (character). A popular package for pdfLaTeX is inputenc.

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Problems with font encoding in the editor

How can I fix the following problem with a file in TeXmaker? I did this to my text file(brief example): �������\\\ My text file looks like a bunch of windings. I cannot seem to fix the problem in my ...
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removing linebreak listing (e-mail, eml)

I tried to use an eml-file as an listing but because the encoding doesen't really work I had to include some German Umlaute (ä,ö,ü), unfortunately there is still a problem with the line break symbol ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:′ not set up for use with LaTeX. 3′

I get the Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:′ not set up for use with LaTeX. 3′ when I am adding new items to my bibliography. I am using TexStudio. I tried to use Biber or BibTeX as a default ...
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Problems with special german characters

I am a beginner with LaTeX. I have a LaTeX template for my thesis which I have to use. The problem is that the special characters in the german language (called Umlaut) are not displayed in a correct ...
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Bibliography with utf8x and acm style

I'm writing an internship report in french. I'm using MikTeX and pdfLaTeX with TeXstudio I want to make my bibliography with the acm style but I discovered that I can't use biblatex with ...
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TexStudio changed French letters to ?'s and encoding is now messed up

Hear me, o fount of knowledge-- I have been using TexStudio to create a transcription of a French document. Three weeks ago I finished the first draft, made my PDF, and all was well; the work looked ...
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“ö ü ä ß” in Latex (Mac, German, TeXShop)

It sounds simple but I have a really heavy issue with the "ö ü ä ß" in Latex. I use a template from my university, i have a mac and i use TeXShop if that matters. Within there is a packages.tex with ...
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Getting Swedish letters to work in LaTex

Problem: Issue 1 (solved): The Swedish letters ÅÄÖ/åäö do not print out correctly when used with listings package. Issue 2: How can it be solved so that the Swedish letters also get orange color ...
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Directly input accents in TexStudio?

Is it possible to input directly accents in TeXstudio, instead of the hard-to-read form \'a for á? What do I have to do to get this working? In TexWorks, I can input the accented character directly ...
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Soul package and input encoding

I have the following code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{kerkis} \usepackage{color,soul} \setul{0.1cm}{0.2ex} \setulcolor{red} ...
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Using utf8 inputenc package and answers package together

I'm trying to typeset using UTF8 and use the answers package. However, compilation halts on \begin{sol}, with Kapitola 1. ! Missing \endcsname inserted. <to be read again> ...
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Why does “fi” render to 㐌 when I compile my Latex to SVG using dvisvgm?

I wanted to compile the following Latex \documentclass[preview]{standalone} \nonstopmode \begin{document} I want to write f i r s t but this is the result: first \end{document} to svg by using ...
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Enconding conversion from Mac to Linux and viceversa [closed]

How could I use on Linux (utf-8) a previously created file on Mac using for example MacRoman as encoding and viceversa?
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Input encoding error after upgrading from Biber 1.9 to Biber 2.1

Under biber 2.1 my biblatex produces input encoding errors. The same procedures worked smoothly under biblatex 2.9a/biber 1.9, now that I upgraded to biblatex 3.0/biber 2.1 I get the following message ...
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Error with utf8

i have problem. My header look like this: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[polish,english]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{times} ...
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ß becomes SS in bibliography with BibLaTeX/Biber and XeLaTeX

Background: I am using BibLaTeX, Biber and XeLaTeX to write a book that contains a bibliography. The bib-file is encoded as UTF-8 and contains "special" characters such as umlauts (ä, ö, ü) and sharp ...
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Advice for coding with excessive quantities of symbols, accents, and special characters

I am beginning a new project where I will be using far more special characters and accents than I ever have before. Given that this will not be in my native language (or a language I even speak) I am ...
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To input symbols with utf8 codes beyond the standard utf8 packet in Latex

I have input text for Latex with symbols like Ẃ ẃ Ẅ ẅ Ỳ ỳ and so on and must translate it into pdf. The task came from the whole work of export from Library of Congress catalog to prepare article in ...
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No pdf in Latex compilation even though the encoding is correct

EDIT 2: LINK TO DOWNLOAD THE tex FILE: http://www.mediafire.com/download/a2aaczrqzobv1q2/send.zip I have a .tex file whose preamble is this: EDIT: ...
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Unicode in PDF Metadata

There are several ways of setting PDF meta data when compiling LaTeX documents. The two most popular ways are arguably via pdfinfo, \pdfinfo{ /Author (Erwin Schrödinger) } and hyperref, ...
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Problems with encoding when inputting a TiKz picture

I'm having problems inputting a TikZ picture in a document that is encoded with UTF-8. The TikZ picture was generated with matlab2tikz. When I try to open the foo.tikz file with my editor ...
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inputenc, active catcode and \csnsame

with this MWE, with a non utf-8 engine (like pdflatex) \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \expandafter\def\csname a\endcsname{toto} \expandafter\def\csname ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined

I'm new to Latex espacially Beamer, I am working on my Thesis presentation in French and these letters always give me a hard time since yesterday when I compile that error in the title occurs, I ...
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How can I insert the Apple Symbol ? [duplicate]

For my thesis, I want to mention that Apple Pay is often stylized as  Pay, but the compiler warns me that this is an unknown character. It outputs Ô£ø. I have found that this symbol is encoded as ...
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Enabling UTF-8 file encoding in various text editors [closed]

Many IDE / text editors used by latex community do not encode tex files into utf-8 by default. When trying to use diacritics, various issues may arise. Example code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Keeping beamer in English while supporting Chinese characters

\documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{ctex} \begin{document} \title{Test} \author{My name (我的名字)} \date{\today} \begin{frame} \titlepage \end{frame} \end{document} Here is the current output: ...
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Bibliography .bib encoding utf8 (french) accents

I am trying to use a bibliography for a my latex report. I am using a .bib file named bibli with articles written in french (so the titles have accents like é or ô). At the beginning of my .tex file I ...
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Greek writing in LaTeX [closed]

I have a problem using Texmaker when I am trying to write in Greek. The starting commands I use in my document are \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[iso-8859-7]{inputenc} but when it ...
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Texmaker and utf8

I recently switched from a Mac mini to a Macbook. Now, for some reason my document will only compile using \usepackage[applemac]{inputenc} but not with \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} or ...
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Inputenc error: unicode char u8 - texstudio

I started write some TeX document, but I have problem with special characters (polish characters like (ś, ć, ę etc.). It's my error message package inputenc error: unicode char u8: not set up ...
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Which is the encoding of the default .xdy

in order to create my own system of group letter with xindy, I am looking to the default files. For examples the files xindy/modules/lang/french/utf8.xdy. But ... i am not able to know which is the ...
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Usepackage, babel,polish,french,germany

This is my first time in latex editor. I'm using texmaker + miktex 2.9 and i have problem with first document. I tried do something like this : \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} ...
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\lstinputlisting with source file containing logic symbols [duplicate]

I have a source code file that I want to include in my LaTeX document with \lstinputlisting. However, this source file contains logic symbols like ∃ (it's encoded in UTF-8), which produce errors. I ...
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\inputencoding{latin1} cannot be used in the user documentation of a .dtx file if it is \DocInput

Third edit: (As pointed out by Ulrike, my problem in fact doesn't concern listingsutf8 but only inputenc, so I reflect this by giving to the question another title and another MWE.) The following MWE ...
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Inputenc error with some minus signs on a table

First of all, I'm new to writing in latex. So this might be a dumb question. I'm trying to do the following table: \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper, twoside]{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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inputenc -w- \scantokens \expandafter

Sorry to bother everyone again - this is a followup question to my earlier question: Can openout handle a filename with spaces? (I suppose I can combine this with the earlier question, but this ...
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To have this Latvian letter in Beamer

This discussion is an extension of this answer but in Beamer -documentclass and with XeLaTeX. I can get some variants working there in Pdflatex, see Christian's answer but with bad output and I do ...
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How to fix Package inputenc Error: “Unicode char \u8:� not set up for use with LaTeX.”?

I get following error when running pdflatex in TeXstudio: "Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:� not set up for use with LaTeX. \end" on the last line of my document: \printbibliography ...
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How do I convert MathML characters to XML in texmath? [closed]

I'm in the process of converting LaTeX to MathML in PHP. texmath is the command line tool through which the conversion process can be done. Latex file: \mathbf{f} = (f_{1}, f_{2})^{\prime} ...
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Imported tex file doesn't encode

I started typing in a latex template provided by my school. Inside the document, when I use special characters such as accents or umlauts (e.g. ë) they encode just fine. When I use an external file ...
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How to save .bib file in latin1 encoding and avoid problems with special characters?

I have added a lot of new references to my .bib file, which I got from online portals like sciencedirect.com. I'm managing my .bib file with JabRef 2.10. My bib file was encoded in latin1 (CP1252), ...
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Why does bibencoding influence normal text outside bibliography? Character ß becomes SS in pdf file!

My .tex files use textencoding latin1. For some practical reason I wanted to switch my bibliography .bib files to UTF8. I tried that and (as the bibliography now was not typeset correctly) found the ...
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What is the best way to encode diacritical marks with the default input encoding?

Suppose, I want to write a word with diacritical marks, say fïbęj, and I cannot use Unicode or similar but instead I have to keep maximum compatibility for all sorts of situations. If I am not very ...
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Writing Unicode in pdfLatex [closed]

It should be something like \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \begin{document} \begin{CJK}{UTF8}{megafont} ...
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French characters

I am writing my PhD thesis but I have a problem in typing French characters: like "à" "é" "ç" etc. In the main page I have to use these two packages: \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} ...
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Typeset colored terminal output using minted

I need to reproduce the output of a command in a LaTeX document. The command uses ANSI escape codes to produce colored output. I'd like to use minted, but using \inputminted{shell}{coloredoutput} ...
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What does this input encoding error mean?

! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding `utf8'. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H for ...
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Is \aa or å preferred?

This question is about all the non-ascii characters, å is only as an example. I know you can type the character å two ways: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ... Some text with a speciål character. or ...
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Encoding for a .tex file created under Mac and opened under Windows

When I open a .tex file with Texmaker under Win8.1, that was created on a Mac using TexShop, I get the following error: It seems that this file cannot be correctly decoded with the default ...
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Typesetting modifier letter U+02ED

I'm creating an article on Ancient Greek pronunciation with IPA transcription in TeXworks. Ancient Greek distinguishes voiceless unaspirated, aspirated, and voiced stops, and I would like to ...