{unicode} is for questions about Unicode (an international standard for character encoding) and its implementations. For questions about input encodings use {input-encodings}.

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How would I go about adding Unicode Emoticons into LateX?

How would I go about adding the large range of emotions (๐Ÿ˜€ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜ƒ ๐Ÿ˜„ ๐Ÿ˜… ๐Ÿ˜† ๐Ÿ˜‡ ๐Ÿ˜ˆ ๐Ÿ˜‰ ๐Ÿ˜Š ๐Ÿ˜‹ ๐Ÿ˜Œ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜Ž ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜‘ ๐Ÿ˜’ ๐Ÿ˜“ ๐Ÿ˜” ๐Ÿ˜• ๐Ÿ˜– ๐Ÿ˜— ๐Ÿ˜˜ ๐Ÿ˜™ ๐Ÿ˜š ๐Ÿ˜› ๐Ÿ˜œ ๐Ÿ˜ ๐Ÿ˜ž ๐Ÿ˜Ÿ ๐Ÿ˜  ๐Ÿ˜ก ๐Ÿ˜ข ๐Ÿ˜ฃ ๐Ÿ˜ค ๐Ÿ˜ฅ ๐Ÿ˜ฆ ๐Ÿ˜ง ๐Ÿ˜จ ๐Ÿ˜ฉ ๐Ÿ˜ช ๐Ÿ˜ซ ๐Ÿ˜ฌ ๐Ÿ˜ญ ๐Ÿ˜ฎ ๐Ÿ˜ฏ ...
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Modern TeXes handling of Unicode [closed]

I just may be misinformed, but roughly: Is still true that PDF is in principle able to use only 8bit encoding vectors? If not, how do LuaTeX/XeTeX handle larger glyph sets?
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Error: Unicode char \u8:ฯ† not set up for use with LaTeX

I have the following LaTeX document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} ฯ†ฮ”ฮดๆฑ‰ \end{document} But I get the following error: $ latex foo This is pdfTeX, Version 3....
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ucharclasses misbehaves with Spacing Modifier Letters and Combining Diacritical Marks

The ucharclasses package makes it possible to automatically switch fonts (or do other useful things) based on the Unicode block of characters. However, it seems to be having trouble resetting the ...
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Unicode characters of unknown language

I'm trying to have the following two characters correctly displayed in the PDF output: According to http://unicode-table.com/, these two characters belong to the Latin Extended-B category, and are ...
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displaying \thenumb counter in Japanese numerals [duplicate]

I have a LaTeX driver file that displays numerals in a variety of different scripts: \documentclass{article} \font\bng=bang10 % bengali, from ArabTex ... \setcounter{numb}{1} {\bng \thenumb} I ...
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\MakeShortVerb{\§} and \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}

I have a book published more than 10 years ago. It contains the following code in its preamble: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[cp1251]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[english,...
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Listings & unicode characters

I want to write some unicode characters to lstlisting environment but they are displayed inline in the output which isn't what I am expecting. How can I make it work like standard characters? Thanks. ...
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Adding full non-English Unicode language (Bengali) support to polyglossia

As we can see in this question, Bengali (Bangla) support in polyglossia is incomplete. The major weak areas are, Support for numerals. Support for other language related areas like dates. For ...
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Typesetting phonetic symbols: Unicode or tipa?

On TeX.SX there are a lot of questions of the form "How do I typeset [some phonetic symbol]?" For example: Typesetting modifier letter U+02ED The near-close, near-front unrounded vowel symbol The ...
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XeLaTeX - special unicode characters

I found that work with unicode characters is a lot easier using xelatex than pdflatex, therefore I'd like to use it. Most of the content is displayed correctly but I have a problem with some special ...
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Converting LaTeX into Unicode for email

My standard procedure for writing mathematical email has been to use pidgin-LaTeX for some time now, and many of those I communicate with do the same. However, someone I know has recently started a ...
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Arsclassica (pdflatex-dependent) and unicode symbols

I know that to use unicode symbols, I need unicode-math and that requires XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX. I have previously set up my own package (mostly macros) that uses unicode-math and runs on LuaLaTeX. ...
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Unicode char' (U+301) --> References do not update

I have a problem within ShareLaTex. I get the following error message: Unicode char' (U+301) I received it after adding references to my bib file. U+301 seems to refer to ~ signs or accents. That ...
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How to add a custom Unicode character to texmaker

I downloaded latest version of TexMaker editor. As My main language is persian, I need Non Breaking Space character unicode (U+00A0). But TexMaker not type it with usual keys (ctrl+shift+2 and shift + ...
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How to combine Helvetica and Symbol with LuaTeX?

For text and equation in figures I want to use the Helvetica font. Unfortunately the greek symbols from Helvetica are not really suitable. A number of publishers recommend to combine Helvetica with ...
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Generating six pyramidical dots with Latex

I'm not sure where to put this question, but is it possible to create a graphical element with six dots in pyramid shape with Latex? I cannot find this symbol from Unicode character blocks, so I ...
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Set TeXstudio for Unicode .Rnw files (Sweave)

I tried to run Sweave on a .Rnw file from TeXstudio, but the unicode characters don't show up in the .tex file when I typeset with xelatex. My user command is /usr/local/bin/Rscript -e "Sweave('%.Rnw'...
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Unicode characters do not appear in IEEE style bibliography

I cannot get Unicode characters to appear in the IEEE style bibliography with biblatex and biber. Shown below are minimal working examples. \documentclass[journal]{IEEEtran} \usepackage[style=ieee, ...
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“Unicode char \u8:โ€’ not set up for use with LaTeX.” [duplicate]

While trying to compile my latex document, I get the following error: "Unicode char \u8:โ€’ not set up for use with LaTeX." The line number associated to the error seems meaningless. It points to a ...
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Country flags unicode char

I am trying to define new unicode chars for country flags. Unfortunately flags are encoded using two regional indicator symbols according to the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 two-letter country codes. So ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช ...
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Rendering a unicode en-dash in XeLaTeX [closed]

If I am understanding things correctly, using XeLaTeX, all of these lines should be output with proper em- and en- dashes respectively: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{...
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User UTF-8 string in ConTeXt

I need to use input from a JSON inside my text. Sometimes it contains UTF-8 code. For example: Belgi\u00e cre\u00ebren How can I use such string in ConTeXt LuaTeX, so the result is a correctly ...
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How to add utf-8 symbols correctly?

I want to add these two utf-8 symbols โ˜ , โŒง in my latex document, I also added \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}. How can I do that? My input should look like this:
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Loading index package with memoir

The standard makeidx package writes ind/idx in LaTeX's internal representation file. The index package writes in utf-8 and works fine with the book, article, report standard classes. But when trying ...
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Backticks versus real quote marks

So, I'm a Mac user, and a little bit of a type nut (probably not compared to many users on here, though! :P) I've been happily typing emdashes and curly-quotes on my keyboard for years, and years: โŒฅโ‡ง-...
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Insert unicode character in auctex math mode

I use emacs with auctex to run lualatex. Is there a way to modify the math input of auctex, e.g. modify LaTeX-math-zeta, bound to the keystroke <`z>, so the unicode character ฮถ instead of \zeta is ...
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Sans serif font with unicode support in xelatex

I am trying to find a sans serif font that has unicode support (free or paid). The following works unless I set the family to sans by un-commenting the first line: \documentclass[english]{article} % ...
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Fixing the matching between combining accents and capital cyrillic letters [duplicate]

This question, which is a prosecution of the debate in Misplaced Accents in Cyrillic Text answered by @egreg, wishes to focus on the mechanism of combination of a combining accent (e.g. combining ...
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Accented letters, Unicode and LaTeX accents

So, there are three kinds of entities: accented Latin letters Unicode code points representing them Standard TeX/LaTeX commands that represent them. Of these, Unicode code points are defined best....
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How to type Unicode in plain TeX

In plain TeX, \char<int> produces character with decimal code <int>. Similarly, \char'<oct> \char"<hex> produce character with octal code<oct>, and hexadecimal code <...
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How to go for Unicode substitution in plain TeX in the code below?

Backdrop : I am trying to generate some fonts. 1) In an .mf file, I have the following assignments. c_a := ASCII "a"; %%\def\odvowela{a} %%\def\...
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superscripting\stacking in hebrew text within a unicode aramaic font

I am trying to reproduce this in latex: and eventually this: I know that it has got to do with \stackengine, I tried it but it gave me nothing in pdf output. Here is what I did: \...
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Declaring Unicode characters for Imperial Aramaic through hebrew keyboard in a non hebrew document

I have very limited experience with regard to .tex, and I am writing this after 6 hours of independent research, the solution might be something very simple, but I just can't find it. Here is the case:...
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Stylesheet does not capitalize Polish letters correctly

I'm using SIAM's stylesheet (siamart.cls), and the stylesheet doesn't seem to correctly capitalize the Polish ล‚ to an ล. \documentclass{siamart} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \title{Title ลitล‚e} \...
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hypertarget with accents

with XeLaTeX (so native Unicode input), I would like to create a macro which, from a string, will create an hypertarget which anchor's name contain string. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Use of Unicode strings as tags and group names

Is it possible to define non-ASCII tags? I'm looking to stuff like \ะฝะฐั‡ะฐั‚ัŒ{ัั‚ะธั…} ะฝะตะบะพั‚ะพั€ั‹ะต \ะฐะบั†ะตะฝั‚{ะฒะตั‰ะธ} ะธ ะดั€ัƒะณะธะต \ะบะพะฝะตั†{ัั‚ะธั…} Which is: \begin{verse} some \emph{stuff} and other \end{verse} ...
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How to get Unicode characters into HTML output

I am trying to make a book in both print and ebook. To make the print book I generate a PDF with xelatex. I have reconstructed all the source files to be encoded in UTF-8 and the Cyrillic and ...
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How to be able to use โˆž in latex document?

I would like to use the unicode character โˆž in a LaTeX document. I use the default font. If this character is not defined in this font, I can replace it by $\infty$. How can I do that? I tried to ...
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Writing graphical characters (unicode U+2500 to U+25E7) [duplicate]

Hi I'm writing a report for a project. It's about a ship war game with an old school terminal interface and I'd like to write my grid like in my program to be able to copy-paste screens from my ...
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Proper typewriter font for math symbols (โˆ€, โˆƒ, โ†’), e.g. in verbatim environment

I have a listing to be used in verbatim (acutally Verbatim) that uses unicode characters such as โˆ€, โˆƒ, โ†’, โˆจ. Using \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2203}{\ensuremath\exists} they do appear in the listing, ...
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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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Difficulties with Minted and UTF-8

I'm trying to typeset Python programs with LaTeX and the Minted package. I'm under Ubuntu 15.10, with TeXlive installed from Ubuntu standard repositories. The python-pygment package is at version 2.0....
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How to input accents in PlainTeX with UTF-8 encoding?

I'm using TeX with the plain format. On my keyboard there is the 'รจ' character (as well as รฉ, รฒ, ร , รน, รฌ). I'd like to make it work so that, when put รจ in the input file, TeX transforms it into \`e, ...
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How to insert Bengali text in IEEE conference paper?

I am writing a paper for an IEEE conference using IEEEtran.cls. The primary language of the paper is English but my work deals with Bengali language. I want to know how do I insert some Bengali words ...
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Emoji Characters

I'm trying to display Emoji Characters inside my XeLaTeX Document. It seems to work for some glyphs like the numbers and pound sign but not for all. Here is a MWE: \documentclass{scrartcl} \...
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Connecting vertical box drawing characters

I've been working on some diagrams for a slide deck using beamer and minted (and buliding the PDF with Xelatex). When using the Unicode box-drawing characters, the vertical bars are not actually "...
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compile latex source into unicode string

I have a bunch of one-line LaTeX strings which I would like to compile into unicode strings (preferably using Python, but any solution will do). Specifically achieve in: '\"o{A}c' out: 'รถAc' (I ...
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Is there any sans-serif font that fully supports unicode-math?

As stated in the question title, is there any sans-serif font that fully supports the unicode-math package? Alternatively, is there a list that shows the different levels of support for (preferably ...
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Accumulative subscript/superscripts?

With the objective of writing a textual aliasing package that would make it possible to write input that better approximates the output, I encountered the following problem: create a control sequence, ...