{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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\input a file whose name contains accented letters

When I use LaTeX in a Windows system I can easily use the \input command with a file whose name contains accented letters, but in a Linux system I get the message ! LaTeX Error: File ...
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Only the main part of the document has the right encoding

Been having this problem for a bit and haven't been able to short it out whatever I do. I'm writing my thesis in LaTeX which is writen in Spanish, therefore it needs to have accentuation in some ...
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biblatex and special character \'{\i} [duplicate]

I want to cite an article from a spanish author having the character í in his name. MWE: \documentclass{scrreprt} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{filecontents}{bib1.bib} ...
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listingsutf8's option inputencoding=utf8/latin1 leads to latin1.def to be read each time a listing is used

Edit: inputencoding=latin1 option initially written should have been inputencoding=utf8/latin1 If the listingsutf8's option inputencoding=utf8/latin1 leads to latin1.def file to be read each time a ...
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§ compatibility between xelatex/lualatex+{fontspec} and pdflatex+[utf8]{inputenc}

I'm having trouble with some macros and the § symbol. I can get things working with xelatex/lualatex, but not with pdflatex. Here's my code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % <- ...
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Input difficulties with \usepackage{devanagari}

I am using the standard miktex package \usepackage{devanagari} however, using the same input examples as written in the file manual produces very different results, i.e. there is a duplication of ...
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Problem with input encoding (?) after MiKTeX update

I ran MiKTeX's update utility today and received >150 updates -- most of them related to the MiKTeX base. Now that I did that, I am not able anymore to compile my TeX document using TeXnicCenter. The ...
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A section of my document doesn't process spanish accentuation

So I have the following problem, one of the section of my document does not use the right encoding or something like that as it doesn't add the accentuation which is characteristic in the spanish ...
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Which encoding used in LaTeX sources to convert PDF file accents to the doc format correctly?

I have the following configuration file in my LaTeX source: % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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European Accents not showing correctly [duplicate]

When i type " é " directly with the appointed key, or use a key combination of "´ + e" (where I press the ´ first, the character doesn't show up, and then I pres e and the accent appears) it doesn't ...
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inputenc and bibliography [duplicate]

I have this document, with problems building my bibliography \documentclass[12pt, letterpaper]{article} \usepackage[english, spanish]{babel} %\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to write a letter “ģ”

In my language we use the letter "ģ" representing LATIN SMALL LET­TER G WITH CEDILLA with code U+0123. How can I write it with pure latex? Solution Ok I got what I wanted, thanks to WriteLatex utf-8 ...
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inputec? I dont know what im doing wrong here

I have a document like this: \documentclass[]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english, spanish]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \usepackage{comment} \usepackage[backend=biber, ...
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Why does inputenc abandon so quickly under “utf8 based engines”?

Why do I need to do the extra work starting with \ifdefined in order to get my French guillemets correct in the pdf output, when using xelatex with a source specifying the use of T1-encoded fonts ? ...
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Will I get trouble if I use packages with different encodings?

Will I get trouble if I use packages with different encodings? I'm using TeXShop, with a package in Western (ISO Latin 9), but the template file I am using with it is in Western (Mac OS Roman). ...
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Which encoding should I use with TeXShop on a Mac?

TeXShop seems to default to 'Western (ISO Latin 9)', but a template I've been using is defaulting to 'Western (Mac OS Roman)'. I'm using a package Which encoding should I use with TeXShop on a Mac? ...
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Texmaker and Polish template

I have downloaded the template for our diploma from my university website Zip file here. The problem is I cannot compile it on my PC (Win 7) with MiKTeX and Texmaker. Funny thing is I did compile it ...
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How to enable unicode within comment section? (package “comment”) [duplicate]

In following MWE, letters with an accent that are within the personalized comment environment are generating following errors while compiling with pdflatex: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ...
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How to get Unicode characters U+2713 and U+2717 to display in pdfLaTeX?

My document has \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} in its preamble. I am trying to use the characters U+2713 (check mark) and U+2717 (ballot X), but I get the error: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ...
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why the french apostrophe ' is turned into ’

I dont know what i did lately to cause this, im using texmaker, it keeps turning the typographique apostrophe ' into the base apostrophe ’ why ? files are encoded with utf8, and i tried ...
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Keyboard character used is undefined

My reference list include letters from different languages, such as á, ö, 第. I get ! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined EDIT [Copied from deleted answer by cfr as ...
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Loss of data during encoding

During encoding switching for greek fonts (utf-8 iso 8859-7) my .tex file changed. Is there any way to recover? This is a part of it: \Description{\MarginText{Ξ?ΟολογιΟΟΞΉΞΊΞ¬}{\justifying ...
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Why must I use the latin2 encoding for Hungarian? [duplicate]

I'm writing a UTF-8-encoded English document that contains a substantial amount of text in Hungarian (and a few other languages). When I try to load the Hungarian language patterns in babel using ...
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What input encoding do I have to choose if I have an 'ɛ' in a reference title?

I'm trying to cite this paper in my assignment using bibtex. It has an 'ɛ' in the title and this does not get represented correctly in my pdf. Umlauts, which I also have, are not a problem. So far ...
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Encoding problem when generating umlaut code from batch [closed]

This is my setting. I have a main tex-file: % TextTest.tex \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % in order to be able to write åäö. \input{name.tex} \begin{document} ...
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Latin1, utf8 with Texmaker

I state that I have read many discussions about my problem but have not yet managed to solve. I 'the first time I use LaTeX and as editor I chose Texmaker. I'm writing on Windows 7 64bit. I created a ...
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When and why should I use % !Mode:: “TeX:UTF-8” directive?

I often see the following lines are included at the beginning of the tex files: % !TEX TS-program = xelatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % !Mode:: "TeX:UTF-8" Directives started with % !TEX are ...
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Unrecognized special character with comment package [duplicate]

Why are the character with accent not recognized ? \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[french]{babel} \usepackage{comment} ...
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Special characters doesn't work with \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}

I have a problem with LaTeX on my mac. This is my code: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, norsk]{article} \usepackage[norsk]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \title{Syrehydrolyse av polysakkarider og ...
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Accessing Characters with pdfTeX

My goal. I want to use pdfTeX to access characters that appear in the fonts I am using, beyond the ones I can type with 7-bit ASCII text characters. For example: copyright symbol ellipsis accented ...
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Do you teach LaTeX? How do you fight with encoding problems?

Let's suppose your language is not English but another European language with Latin alphabet that uses special characters like á, ç, ñ, etc. Now, let's suppose you want to prepare some documents, ...
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how we can use Indian rupee symbol in Miktex

I am using Miktex and texstudio to typeset. I have to use this indian rupee symbol in tex file.. But I could not use that in my texstudio. How to I use it. What I am Using?? I am using Windows 8.1 ...
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Encoding with cyrillic

I really need your help here. Turns out, all of my files were in, ahem, wrong encoding (Texmaker manages to open it - but that's it, no compilation). It is somehow similar to cp1251, though not quite, ...
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How to change input encoding in LuaTeX?

Suppose that we have a font with a fixed encoding and want to change mapping between input characters and font slots. How to configure luatex so that if we type A we get B, not changing the font? An ...
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How to use danish letters in equation/align?

How to use æ, ø, å in LaTeX align? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[danish]{babel} \usepackage{amsmath, amssymb, amsfonts} \begin{document} \begin{align} æ,ø,å ...
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Troubles with opening a project made in BaKoMa

I've faced the situation where I should open a tex project which consists of a number of chapters and parts. There are a lot of files in a huge number of folders. As I understand they can be compiled ...
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Problem with \IfSubStringInString and special characters

It seems that IfSubStringInString has a problem if the sub string contains umlauts or other non-ASCII characters, as is illustrated by the following example: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Encoding error when knitr -> LaTeX -> PDF

I have a document written in knitr. I can export it to HTML and docx, but not PDF for some reason. The Rmd file is here http://cl.ly/dJka?_ga=1.30252732.2076817589.1442770201 It says ! Package ...
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Problems with comment package when comment contains diacritical characters

I often use comment package to include various comments to have possibility of creating output with omitting various temporarily comments However, recently I found out that I have problems when ...
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Question marks instead of cyrillic on Mac

I need to include one sentence in Russian to an English-only document. I use TexShop on MacOS. I do have the following commands in my document: \usepackage[T2A,T1]{fontenc} ...
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German Umlaut problem - packages fontenc/inputenc do not work properly for included documents

I have a project with (so far) 5 included files. Within the first and the last included file the Umlauts are properly displayed, in the other three files there are undefined symbols in the output. ...
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Spanish hyphenation and UTF8 characters in plain TeX with pdfcsplain, xetex and luatex

I am trying to figure how to use OPmac for Spanish documents because the easy setting of the structure document in plain TeX. However, using pdfcsplain or xetex/luatex engines, I have no luck with the ...
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LaTeX input call doesn't inherit encoding from main file

I'm including TeX files with \input{file} but when I compile the main file with pdflatex I get: \textyen unavailable in encoding T1 This doesn't occur if I keep it all in one tex file, which at ...
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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′ [closed]

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) [closed]

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 ...