{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 to be able to use ∞ in latex document?

I would like to use the unicode character ∞ 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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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 ζ instead of \zeta is ...
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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 (∀, ∃, →), e.g. in verbatim environment

I have a listing to be used in verbatim (acutally Verbatim) that uses unicode characters such as ∀, ∃, →, ∨. Using \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2203}{\ensuremath\exists} they do appear in the listing, ...
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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 \начать{стих} некоторые \акцент{вещи} и другие \конец{стих} Which is: \begin{verse} some \emph{stuff} and other \end{verse} ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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cyrillic letters in mathmode using pdfx

I want to convert a latex document into a pdf/a document. The latex document contains cyrillic letters as in the following example and compiles well without using the package {pdfx}. \documentclass ...
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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, ...
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How are non-unicode glyphs referenced in LuaTeX .dvi files?

Dvi files reference glyphs by their unicode number. However, a document often contain some unencoded glyphs, such as large math symbols. By inspecting dvi files containing such glyphs, I conclude that ...
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Why is the fraction off the math axis in XeTeX?

The fraction in textstyle is off the math axis in XeTeX when I use a Unicode math font. In LuaTeX, though, it aligns nicely with the math axis. The follwing MWE should illustrate this. Also, in ...
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Print box drawing characters with pdfLaTeX

I need to print some unicode characters (of box drawing family) in my document. I found this question that is very similar to mine but is valid only for XeLaTeX. There is a valid way to do this with ...
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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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Typeset the shrug ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ emoji

I'm completing a problem set, one problem for which I literally have no idea what to do on. The graders would prefer to have a physical copy of the problem so I thought it best to include the ...
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« and » characters not correctly displayed

The usual way to type the « and » characters in LaTeX is to use the commands "<, for «, and ">, for », while using the babel package with the italian option, and the inputenc package with the ...
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Unicode character in listings

I need to insert character "└" in lstlisting and compile it with pdflatex. Other unsupported characters like "ě" I am handling via literate option in \lstset{}. Is there any way how to insert it? ...
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Unicode greek letter or new greek letter

I need chi letter as the one to the right: My issue is that when I either use $\chi$ or \textgreek{q} I don't get what I wish to. I would also be happy with U+03C7 unicode character, but I don't ...
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Alternative sum symbol for Neo Euler

I love the (unicode) Neo Euler font from Hermann Zapf & Khaled Hosny. The only caveat is the \sum symbol, which is in my opinion just ugly: I hear it also from other people, therefore I wonder ...
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Khmer Unicode Enumeration

I saw two posts related to my question. And I tried to merge the two but my limited understanding of Latex does not allow me to do so... I want to use first level enumeration like 1. 2. 3. , which ...
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how to insert any utf-8 char in lstlisting? especially '⮀', a character without LaTeX equivalent

I need to insert a text with ⮀character (u+2b80), in a document. Is there any way? I've tried: \literate {⮀}{{???}}1 but can't find what to write instead of ???. Any suggestions?
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How to create multilingual (English, Japanese) html document with htlatex

Japanese html using htlatex [TexLive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04]: Using pdflatex/xelatex I can generated pdf document from the latex source but I have problem generating html document. Note: I have ...
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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: 'öAc' (I ...
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What UNICODE characters should I use to write LaTeX?

Assume I write something about LaTeX in email. I use UTF-8 so I can use any UNICODE character I want. Which characters should I technically use for name "LaTeX"? I believe that LaTeX originally did ...
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Problem with utf8 adding color headers with fancyhdr

I'm making a book of poems and I'd like to add some specif style to the pages. So I use fancyhdr And everything goes right until I add \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} This is the code I use ...
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What hyperref options should be used for correct Unicode output?

I am trying to work out which hyperref options allow all Unicode characters to display properly, and whether XeLaTeX, LuaLaTeX, and pdfLaTeX have different configuration requirements. The hyperref ...
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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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How can i type hindi matras only in Latex?

I am dealing with suffix of the hindi words. so i want something like this ाऊंगी in hindi to be printed. For uni character of hindi language is here. I have tried this code: ...
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How to get correct htlatex output with lithuanian letters?

My example \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1,L7x]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \begin{document} ąčęėįšųūĄČĘĖĮŠŲŪžŽ \[ \alpha + \beta = \gamma \] \end{document} produces incorect ...
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EINVAL Error in Lyx

When I am typing text in the Lyx main editor window the following message keeps appearing in the Progress/Debug Message pane: Error returned from iconv_open EINVAL The conversion from UCS-4LE to UTF8 ...
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Small-caps special character “ḫ”

I have been trying for some time to get the symbol "ḫ" to play nice with XeLaTeX. However, I'm now having trouble using it inside of a chapter title using the book class. Here's an MWE: ...
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UTF-8 characters in math mode

I'm new to this forum and to LaTeX. It's the first time I use use it and I really like it. I have a problem with it, though, I have looked for solution on this forum but I haven't found anything (or I ...
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Using a specified font in textgreek

I am trying to use Computer Modern Bright in greek text. The otf version of the font has specific upright characters for greek that can be used in other applications, so I am assuming the afm/pfb ...
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Is it expected that Biber converts escape sequences into non-processable Unicode representations?

I am trying to compile a document using BibLaTeX and Biber that references a document by a Latvian author whose surname contains an a with a macron diacritical mark (ā). Without the ...
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How do I enter an arbitrary Unicode code point, with pdfTeX?

I've just found How do I enter an arbitrary Unicode code point into my document? but I want to do the same with pdfTeX, not LuaTeX. Is this possible?
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Typeset “parsing HTML the Cthulhu way” in LaTeX [duplicate]

There’s a famous answer on Stack Overflow in which the user argues that regular expressions cannot be used to parse HTML … while his sanity slowly slips out of his grasp. Unfortunately, the insane ...
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Print unicode glyph together with its codepoint

Is it possible to define a macro, call it charwithcodepoint, such that \charwithcodepoint{A} emits an equivalent of \texttt{A} (U+0041) And similar for other codepoints as well. If not, can I do ...
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Hyperref: Danish ø in `\url` or `\href` doesn't work (appears as \T1\)

Refer to this question and answer. When I compile the file below (encoded in utf-8) with pdflatex, only the middle option produces a working link as opposed to all three in the linked question. In ...
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XeLaTeX Unicode symbols do not show up in verbatim

The following snippet produces the desired result outside of the verbatim block, but not within the verbatim block. I guess I have to specify a font for verbatim mode that contains support for the ...
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How to get Unicode in code listings? [duplicate]

I want to use Unicode text (a mixture of cyrillic and japanese characters) in a code listing that uses default LaTeX fonts (in other words, source code fonts are left to default). However, for all ...
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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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Character replacement in unicode string

I need a command to replace (erase) the characters · and | from a string. Consider the following naive code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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XeLaTeX: Create Special Characters NOT included in my main font [duplicate]

I am trying to compile a document in XeLaTeX which uses special characters (such as ā, ḍ, ī, ḷ, ṁ, ṅ, ṇ, ō, ṛ, ś, ṣ, ṭ, ū) but the main font that I prefer to use does NOT include these extended ...
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Bookmark showing a box for character

The following works on the computer that generated it. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[pdfencoding=auto,psdextra]{hyperref} \usepackage{bookmark} \usepackage{lipsum} \usepackage{fontawesome} ...
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ZWJ in LuaTeX prints a bar

The following document prints in XeTeX the medial form of the arabic letter, thanks to the two ZWJ characters ("200D). \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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'fj' ligatures are not correctly mapped with 'glyphtounicode' using Alegreya font

Inputting glyphtounicode when compiling with pdflatex makes sure that various ligatures in the output are copy- and searchable. With the Alegreya package, however, the ligatures for fj and ffj aren't ...
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Is UTF-8 and the Babel package sufficient for Swedish?

Me and a pal both have Macbooks with TeXShop. He writes to me in Swedish and when I render his code all the Swedish charachters go wrong on my preview PDF/screen. When I send him back the code and he ...