{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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CJKutf8 font usage changes if using with precompiled format?

Consider the MWE posted below (based on How does one type Chinese in LaTeX?) - you will need the simsun.ttc font in the same directory. First, in the MWE below (call it test.tex) uncomment the ...
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German “Umlaute” in bibtex UTF 8 [on hold]

My TeXMaker shows me Package inputenc error: Keyboard character used is undefined(inputenc) in inputencoding 'utf8'. when I try to compile my document with PDFLaTeX. I had this error quite a lot ...
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Smashing diacritics on all uppercase characters

I need all uppercase letters with diacritics to have the same height (depth) of the corresponding naked uppercase letter. Motivation: obtaining a regular baseline grid when stretching the baseline is ...
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Reference order while using utf8 and biber

I have a problem with ordering of the references, while using utf8 with biber. I need utf8, because some surnames in Slovenian use Š, Č and Ž (I know I could use \v{} syntax, but biber complains ...
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Accents generate errors with moderncv class [closed]

When using accented characters (e.g. ë) I get the following error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:ële not set up for use with LaTeX. A minimal working example is given below. To the best ...
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How to make a given thesis template compatible with German umlauts (error with Unicode char)

To Thesis.tex (of Sunil Patel's Thesis Template.zip) I added these two lines (to allow for German special characters): \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % my edit \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % my edit in ...
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Package inputenc error unicode char

Error with message Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:<d0>. not set up for use with LaTeX occurs, when I compile (Ubuntu 14.04.1, texlive-full) the document: ...
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Diereses (German Umlauts) in math?

Is it possible to enter Umlauts directly in math? I would like to do something like the following (using XeLaTex): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage[silent,no-math]{fontspec} ...
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How to type hindi font with texmaker and miktex?

trying to type hindi font using Texmaker with Miktex. The hindi typing is done using hindi google input tools installed in the system. Please help in this regard. \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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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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LuaTeX unicode escape sequence in an ASCII file (for graceful degradation)

I have a reusable component in which I would like to include a few unicode symbols. I use LuaLaTeX. However, I want the file to fail gracefully (it should detect running under something else and e.g. ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX

This is with ref to my previous question Package clash in multilingual report. \documentclass[11pt,table,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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“Missing \begin{document}” after DeclareUnicodeCharacter

When compiling this file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{27e3}{somereplacement} \begin{document} Hi, world! P ⟣ Q \end{document} I get the following ...
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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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How to insert unicode text in IEEE paper? [duplicate]

I am writing a paper for IEEE conference. I would like to know how to insert some unicode text into the paper. The primary language of the paper is English.
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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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Problem with pst-barcode when using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}

I've tried to use the pst-barcode to generate QR codes, and ran into an issue with foreign characters. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pst-barcode} \begin{document} ...
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Combining Diacritical Mark with Latex. Unicode Symbol 0364 [duplicate]

I have a bit of a Problem with editing an ancient german text, where they used a small e as Umlaut like this "aͤ". I looked it up, it's Unicode symbol 0364. I tried a lot and nothing worked out. ...
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Kerning when inserting symbols from another font

I have a METAFONT that implements the shavian alphabet mapping ASCII characters to shavian glyphs, for example the t is the shavian letter 'tot'. I have mapped the shavian letter's unicode ...
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How to use xindy with XeTeX/LuaTeX?

According to Xindy revisited: Multi-lingual index creation for the UTF-8 age (TUGboat), “if one has a raw index file that was produced by [XeTeX], one can use xindy; it will ‘just work’.” ...
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Input unicode/diacritics into package options

I would like to define a new set of labels for my pictures like this: \usepackage{newfloat} \DeclareFloatingEnvironment[listname={Seznam grafů}]{Graf} However, latex refuses to recognize "ů" in the ...
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Turkish Character Problems

The code below works but Turkish characters do not appear. I tried adding \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[turkish]{babel} but this time the code does not work. ...
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XeLaTeX, xindy, imakeidx “Could not find file ”tex/inputenc/utf8.xdy"

I'm trying to use XeLaTeX, imakeidx and xindy for a german book with multiple indexes. Based on an answer on this page, (which works) I tried to switch to xelatex and imakeidx. Calling xelatex ...
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How to replace (unicode) characters by ü,ğ,ş etc.?

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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From LaTeX with pdflatex to plain TeX

I've always wanted to try plain TeX instead of LaTeX. I can use plain but I'm not able to use correctly the fonts and I'm not able to use the french hyphenation. I would to know how to do this with ...
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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 'è' character (as well as é, ò, à, ù, ì). I'd like to make it work so that, when put è in the input file, TeX transforms it into \`e, ...
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ConTeXt: Using Unicode symbols for bullets

I'm having trouble figuring out how to use ▸ (AKA BLACK RIGHT-POINTING SMALL TRIANGLE) as the bullet in my itemized lists in ConTeXt. My first thought is that this should work: ...
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What is better math or text mode for special utf8 symbols

There are some utf8 symbols (ĉ ĝ ...) in the input for pdflatex and I use in preambula commands like \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{0109}{$\hat{c}$}, \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{011D}{$\hat{g}$} and so on ...
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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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How can I typeset this particular Devnagari character?

I am comfortable with using all of the Devnagari script. However, I'm finding it difficult to use the letters "श" and "श्री"; the former is present in Devnagari, whereas the latter isn't. How can I ...
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Problem after copying text: inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‭ not set up for use with LaTeX

I have a LaTeX document, that can be compiled without any problems, but after copying some text into the document, I'm getting a huge amount of errors that say: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...
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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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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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Long i (ī) in XeLaTeX if one cannot use xunicode

I am working on an article for which I need to use the package amsmath and several newcommands defining logic variables, e.g., \newcommand{\nec}{\mathsf{nec}}. Since the topic of the article is ...
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LaTeX and Unicode within verbatim environment

I am really, really hoping someone has a neet trick for my problem. I have three Unicode symbols I need to put inside my verbatim environment ├ ─ └ all others are not important to me and most ...
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How does one prepare---on TEXLIVE— OpenType, Unicode based, fonts for use with Xe(La)Tex

I downloaded the Cree syllabics font pitabek from: http://www.languagegeek.com/font/fontdownload.html According to the information this font is opentype and follows the Unicode coding for Cree ...
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Does UTF8 add right-quote and left-quote recognition to LaTeX, XeTeX? [duplicate]

I've got a LaTeX novel writing project with lots of character quotations. I use Focuswriter to create chapter text files (ASCII, UTF-8). There is no LaTeX markup in the chapter files. A LaTeX ...
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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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How can I extract a character code (code point) from a character slot in a given font? [XeTeX]

Question I am wondering if there is a way to provide the \XeTeXglyph as input and get the the character code (preferably in hexidecimal) as output. Situation I've been doing many experiments with ...
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how to use truetype fonts in (La)Tex, no map/encodinggiven, but they follow Unicode

Consider:http://www.languagegeek.com/algon/cree I know all about \XeTex, but that is for inputting the actual glyph (i.e. typing the Cree gylph for ¨ma¨). Rather at ...
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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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Using a specific font for bold greek characters in maths

I'm writing a document involving some maths in which I use lots of greek letters. I would like to write some of them in bold, and the whole document is written in Linux Libertine font. Finally, I'm ...
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Relax a command inside minted

I'm using rich unicode in LaTeX as specified here. However I also use unicode in Julia language, so when I input Julia code in XeLaTeX I get an error because √ is bound to \sqrt in LaTeX, but is a ...
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utf8x vs. utf8 (inputenc)

I normally use \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} for my latex document but on this site i saw a lot of code with \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc}. What are the differences between the 2 options ? Is there one ...
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LaTeX/XeTeX setup Tamil/Indic languages

I use TexMaker and LyX in Ubuntu. I'd like to typeset Tamil/Telugu/Hindi text, and so far I've been unsuccessful. Please suggest me a working TeX/LaTeX/variants setup for Indic languages, especially ...
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ucs and biblatex incompatibility (mathletters and utf-8)

I have a document that I was writing with UTF-8 chars using TexStudio, MikTex (x64) and pdflatex. All updated and running on Window 7 SP1 x64. Then I decided to start using biblatex citations and now ...
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Getting back a previous encoding of a file

So i had an important tex file in UTF-8 containing polish symbols which are not in the latin alphabet. Then for unrelated reasons i changed the default encoding of my editor to windows 1250 and opened ...
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utf8x character fails in the table of contents every second time i compile

\documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \begin{document} \tableofcontents \chapter{ø} \end{document} First time I compile this, I get an ø in the table of contents. Second time ...
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Disable some xunicode macros in case of T1 font encoding?

I was hoping that, except for inputenc/fontenc versus fontspec, old .tex files encoded in UTF-8 could be used without changing anything with either pdftex, xetex or luatex engines. But the following ...
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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 ...