{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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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 ...
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How to type Cyrillique TeX source code?

I compose in Russian (Cyrillique). I've just dowloaded TexShop 3.48. When opened, all my old .tex files with Russian fonts, the text in main TexShop window is no more correct (encoding pb). The ...
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Using Swedish characters in Sublime Text 3/LaTeXTools/Skim workflow?

I’ve recently moved from TexShop to Sublime Text 3/LaTeXTools/Skim for my Latex work. Occasionally I typeset texts in Swedish including “å”, “ä”, “ö” etc characters. However, when I open such a ...
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hyphsubst conflicts with inputenc

If I load inputenc in combination with hyphsubst the hyphenation works partially. It works for many words, but it does not work for 'Starrkörpertransformationsparameter' if inputenc is loaded ...
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\v{d} does not work, czech letter with check

How do I type d with check? It should look something like Ť (small). Other letters like r or c do look like \v{c} or \v{r} but t and d are different when typing check over them. I use English ASCII ...
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How to automatically detect encoding of the tex-file?

I have a custom .sty-file in cp1251 encoding which is defines \RequirePackage[cp1251]{inputenc}. I use it for compile with pdflatex in the same encoding, But when I try to compile some file with other ...
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To work out Europecv's arbitrary use of utf8x

Egreg about arbitrary use of outfit but using truly utf8x The europecv class arbitrarily decided that utf8 is not a good option and uses utf8x even if the passed option is utf8, which is of ...
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mmap/cmap problem: text in equations is not properly copy-pastable

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[noTeX]{mmap} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \begin{document} $(A\to B)\vdash B$ sample text ...
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UTF characters in listings

I use lstlistings for code and a lot of special characters can be displayed with literate. See my MWE \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Inputenc error pgfplotsset

When I try to compile my code throw me an error between inputenc and pgfplots. I compile the following code: \documentclass[11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Umlauts in filenames using the grffile package

"Never ever use non-ASCII characters and spaces in your filenames. Never!" That's what I'm telling my students for years. But if for any reasons there is an urgent need to include an image file with ...
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Using \newcommand to display user input that may contain special characters that need to be escaped

I don't know much about LaTeX right now, but I need to be able to use it to generate dynamic PDF documents using C#. For the most part, everything is cool and works the way I want it to work. ...
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Which inputenc for these Latvian letters?

I type in English but I need the following few Latvian letters. Minimal case \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} diņš \end{document} which gives di only. How ...
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What UTF-8 characters are valid/invalid in utf8 inputenc?

I'm writing a Python program that reads some text files and writes the data to some TeX files. Unfortunately the TeX compilation stops with Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:´é« not set up for ...
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Error : Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined

I was adding references to my .bib file and everything was just working fine. I came acroos a document ...
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Using international accents in the whole document [duplicate]

So I am attempting to write a document in Estonian language. Currently what I do to get characters like Ä appear at all, is use this syntax: \"{chracter_I_want_with_dots•} But I am going to write a ...
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LaTeX Error: Option clash for package inputenc!

I'm getting this problem and I can't find a fix for it. Tried searching but still couldn't find a solution. Here's how the file begins: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass{llncs} ...
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\usepackage[utf8]{vietnam} leads to error: Argument of \UTFviii@three@octets has an extra }

I have a problem with \usepackage[UTF8]{vietnam}. \documentclass[clock,fragile]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts, mathrsfs,bm,mathpazo} %\usepackage{amsfonts,fouriernc} ...
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utf8 inputenc vs. babel

I'm using TeXLive 2014 on FreeBSD. Every LaTeX-files produce the following warning: LaTeX Warning: Please use \usepackage[latin2]{inputenc} with \usepackage[magyar]{babel}. "Magyar" is ...
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System encoding in TexStudio 2.8

When recently updated my texstudio to v2.8, it turns out that the option of "system" encoding (i.e. system's native ASCII configuration) isn't one of the options when choosing an encoding. Assuming ...
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Cut and Paste Non-Math Text from MS Word to a .tex file

I am helping a friend use LaTeX to generate a book of short stories. The stories are received from the authors in MS Word -- unfortunately that is only text editor most of the world knows. There is no ...
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Using Minion Pro with Classicthesis

Good afternoon, I bought Minion Pro fonts (regular and italics) in order to use them with a classicthesis document. And following the instructions you gave me recently, I run with Xelatex but it did ...
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In tex file ascii characters only : if so should I encode the file in ascii? Or is utf-8 better used anyway?

This is a best practices question. Should I encode tex files in ascii or should I use utf-8? Is either preferred for a reason (ANY reason) in the case where ascii characters and nothing else appear ...
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Cannot produce greek with utf8 and babel

I am creating a document in greek, using babel and utf8 encoding. I am using MiKTeX 2.9 and TeXMakeR. When trying to produce a document I get the error Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:Γ not ...
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biber - warning about non-ascii characters

Biber gives me the following warning: WARN - The entry 'csorgo__sandor:10' has characters which cannot be encoded in 'ascii'. Recoding problematic characters into macros. Is this anything to worry ...
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Greek and English Language in bibliography using utf8 encoding and LaTeX

I am creating a document;it's main language beeing greek. What I am trying to do, unsuccessfully is to have bibliography entries in two languages, Greek and English that is. My code is ...
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Uppercase accented characters displayed as “?”

The header is \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[a4paper,left=4cm,right=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[francais]{babel} ...
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Tex file in binary

My machine was powered down after it was frozen, but I still managed to save the current Latex file. When I turned the machine back on and tried to import the file in texmaker , I was given this ...
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utopia mathdesign and biber incompatibility

I have a problem using utopia fonts with xltxtra and biber when using non-ascii characters. The problem disappears if using computer-modern (off-shelf LaTeX) or bibtex instead of biber. Here's an ...
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Non-English letter input/output problem [duplicate]

I use this for language \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} Sometimes, i need input some special letter, for example Ö. The language setting worked ...
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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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Latex error: Option clash for package inputenc

I tried to cut all the unnecessary text and it all boils down to this: the following file does compile if I comment the \usepackage[mac]{inputenc} line. \documentclass{frontiersSCNS} ...
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TexShop diacritic encoding

A newbie question. I have a number of colleagues who always use a different editor rather than texshop to edit, but use texshop to compile nonetheless. The reason I was told is that texshop corrupt ...
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Redefining a command and special character

I am trying to redefine \v command (wedge above character) to do what \vec does in mathmode and preserve \v in a command called, say \hac. This code works perfect \documentclass{article} \let\hac\v% ...
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Are (La)TeX macro/command names restricted to ASCII code characters (letters)?

Perhaps this question has been asked already, but my search efforts were unsuccessful. Is it necessary to have ASCII characters (i.e. letters basically [a..z,A..Z], special characters such as \( etc ...
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inputenc.sty error

LaTeX Error: File `latin.def' not found. Type X to quit or <RETURN> to proceed, or enter new name. (Default extension: def) Enter file name: ! Emergency stop. i would like to compile on file ...
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Problem with encoding [closed]

I have a problem with my tex file encoding. In my text in tex file I have something like this: 1. Wykonuje zaw??d z kt??rego zupe??nie nie jest zadowolony. Which should be: 1. Wykonuje zawód z ...
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XeLaTeX and the characters “éèàç”

Using accented characters (éèçà...) I get a space in my output rather than the correct symbol in all of my tests. I am using XeLaTeX: what is wrong? \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,12pt, ...
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Arabic characters in text

I saw there are numerous questions and answers for typesetting Arabic characters. Yet I can't get them work. I tried to replicate this answer, which is exactly what I want to obtain - few in line ...
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Keywords with spaces in Listings

I want spaced keywords in listings (that is, keyword, with spaces in between). Now, there are some questions in this site already answered, like this one, where the official answer is that “it is not ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode char -> from bibliography file [closed]

Recently I added a name in my bibliography file with the letter É. When I tried to compile, Texstudio gave me the following code: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:É. not set up for use ...
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\DeclareUnicodeCharacter and LuaTeX

Is there an equivalent command to \DeclareUnicodeCharacter for LuaTeX that allows me to define alias commands for special UTF-8/Unicode characters? I am using a custom Fraktur font that uses Unicode's ...
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LuaTeX readline encoding

Must LuaTeX's \readline use latin-1 encoding? In the example below, I first store é in a file (well, and ^^J) which works well. Then I read it back in, using \readline and get two characters é (and ...
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Why doesn't LaTeX hyphenate words containing accents, e.g. “développement”? [duplicate]

In this MWE, Latex doesn't hyphen the word "développement" and prefer to create a HUGE hbox. \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,dvipsnames]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} ...
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trouble with inputenc package

im having a hard time with TeXnicCenter 2.0 (with MikTex) on Windows 7. I set up a quite simple code. But the letters äüö seem to appear when they want to. I got a project file with another file ...
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what Inputenc should I choose in Texmaker (Win7)?

I've written a main.tex document in Kile under Debian and I want to continue writing it in Windows where I've just installed TexMaker (I need to type and hear audio-recordigs, Windows has a better ...
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Spanish character not working in 'listings' package [duplicate]

I have a Spanish character not working in 'listings' package. In the code example below, the first occurrence of the word 'ignorará' works. The second generates the error: ! Package inputenc Error: ...
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Non-latin characters with plain TeX

What would it take to output non-latin letters (e.g. cyrillic letters) to a document using just plain TeX (i.e. without using "third-party" macro packages such as LaTeX)?