{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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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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selection language doesn't work when activating french

I am trying to write an abstract in French in my manuscript. It is not the only page in French in my manuscript. But this page doesn't work well which I don't know why. This is added to the whole ...
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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 ...
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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 ...