{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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Is it possible to use literals like ⊥ outside of math mode?

I have a .tex file that I'm compiling with luatex that I would like to be able to use a utf-8 literal in. Using unicode-math, it's possible to use the literal inside of math mode as such: ...
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Use of unicode-math results in “unprintable” PDF

In the following example, if I uncomment the inclusion of unicode-math, I still get an PDF that shows up fine in my PDF Viewer (Evince), but none of the equation shows up in print. Why is that? ...
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Unicode Character ⤙ [duplicate]

I use TexShop (mac) and I would like to insert this symbol : ⤙ But it doesn't work. Could you please help me ? I'm sorry, I'm a beginner. Thank you very much ! \documentclass[12pt]{article} ...
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Which Unicode fonts are available with grades/optical sizes comparable to Donald Knuth's awesome eight grades in Computer Modern Roman?

Which Unicode fonts are available with grades/optical sizes comparable to Donald Knuth's awesome eight grades in Computer Modern Roman? It would be great to get at least 3 options! This question is ...
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\textrecipe does not work with xelatex

The code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{wasysym} \begin{document} \textrecipe \end{document} works properly generating unicode character (U+211E) But when I add ...
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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 ...
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What relation and dependency mistake here?

Minimal case % http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/210664/13173 Do not have inputenc, since it is loaded with europecv package so defininig utf8 here \documentclass[utf8,helvetica,narrow]{europecv} ...
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Mapping ‘space + character’ into ‘non-breaking space + character’

I have files containing fragments of Old English texts. These files use the letter wynn (ƿ (U+01BF) and Ƿ (U+01F7)) which I want to print as modern w (U+0077) and W (U+0057). This I have no problem ...
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Typesetting the Kvanta journal (Задачник «Кванта» по математике)

I've visited a colleague of mine, Karel Horák, a Czech TeXist, in Prague and he presented/gave me a nice TeX problem. He wishes to get PDF file from TeX file. It sounds easy! Issues of the Kvanta ...
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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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How can I include upside-down Unicode text?

It seems like there is simply no way to have Latex include any generic Unicode characters you'd like in a PDF, and the solutions to this question are too complicated. Is there any simple way to ...
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Create a new symbol

First of all, I want to say I am a complete layman, so I apologize in advance for the lack of specific terminology or even if I am asking in the wrong place. I am looking for a character, which most ...
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Biber+biblatex+beamer undesired automatic unicode conversion

Biber is driving me crazy, converting LaTeX-encoded characters in bibliography into utf-8, which LaTeX seems to hate despite utf8 inputenc. I tried using newunicodechar, as suggested in another post, ...
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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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Biblatex, biber and non-latin (cyrillic) UTF-8 names part II

I was looking for an example using biblatex, biber and mixed Latin/Greek/Cyrillic document; I found biblatex biber non-latin (cyrillic) UTF-8 names and biblatex: Abbreviating cyrillic authors' ...
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UTF characters in listings

I use lstlistings for code and a lot of special characters can be displayed with literate. See my MWE \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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Typesetting unicode phonetic signs

This discussion says that to use unicode phonetic signs one needs the following: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[T1]{tipa} \usepackage[tipa]{ucs} ...
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Angle brackets in non-math-mode text

Is there a way to directly input angle brackets into text without resorting to math-mode symbols? I'd like to correctly indicate orthography in a linguistics paper, and have been resorting to single ...
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Ascii punctuation characters in listings [closed]

Let me explain. When I put some listings using listings package, then simple signs are replaced with similar, but more fancy signs, for example: ' into ` and so on, therefore there is no way to copy ...
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Use specific non-unicode character in lualatex

I've looked everywhere for an answer to this question, but none could answer this specific one: I have MinionMath font (from typoma.com, MinionMath-Regular.otf) and I want to use unicode f3a0f (under ...
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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, MixTex (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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What UTF-8 characters are valid/invalid in utf8 inputenc?

I'm writing a Python program that reads some text files and writes the data to some TeX files. Unfortunately the TeX compilation stops with Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:´é« not set up for ...
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Problem with Greek title

I'm having a problem writing a paper in Greek, using amsart. I'm using the packages \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} and \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} and am able to write Greek & English ...
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Print “Box drawing characters” from shell in lstlisting

I have some output from the tree command, which looks something like this: . ├── Maildir/ └── scripts/ ├── backup.sh* └── OLD/ ├── backup_cleanup.sh.old └── backup.sh.old* ...
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Where does LOW-9 comes from? [closed]

In Polish typography a quotation is put in between „ (U+201e) and right quotation mark ” (U+201d). The opening symbol is called "double low-9 quotation mark" in the Unicode. Where does it come from? ...
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Latex connect words that ends with Polish Signs

I write article in Latex and I have followed problem: When I end a word with Polish sign "ąśćńęźżłó" next word is automagically connected with previous that end with those signs. In example when I ...
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Ignore UTF-8 BOM with csvsimple?

I am currently using csvsimple to include some external data in a document processed with pdfLaTeX. The entire project uses UTF-8 as encoding. The original data is maintained in an Excel 2010 file, ...
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PyX with Chinese Characters / Xetex / encoding

I've been struggling with getting PyX to output some Chinese characters. The routes I have been trying are: Getting PyX to use Xetex changing my encoding using ...
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Problems with Cyrillic fonts in XeTeX

I have my document with Russian text. Formerly, it was stored as UTF-8 without BOM and compiled with LaTeX. All worked fine with the following preamble: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,final]{moderncv} ...
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Problems with documentclass{book} and utf8, prerenderunicode

I'm trying to write a book-like report in Greek, so at the beginning of every even page the name of the chapter is appeared and at the beginning of every odd page the name of the section is appeared. ...
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Hard hyphens in LuaLatex

Why does not the hard hyphen “‑” work in lualatex with the package luainputenc with option utf8? With hard hyphen, I mean a hyphen, which prohibits the line to break directly after it. MWE: ...
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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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\usepackage[utf8]{vietnam} leads to error: Argument of \UTFviii@three@octets has an extra }

I have a problem with \usepackage[UTF8]{vietnam}. \documentclass[clock,fragile]{beamer} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts, mathrsfs,bm,mathpazo} %\usepackage{amsfonts,fouriernc} ...
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utf8 inputenc vs. babel

I'm using TeXLive 2014 on FreeBSD. Every LaTeX-files produce the following warning: LaTeX Warning: Please use \usepackage[latin2]{inputenc} with \usepackage[magyar]{babel}. "Magyar" is ...
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AUCTeX error with utf8 package recognizing “ \%CW”

I'm in AUCTeX in a 32-bit Win7 machine. When compiling the master file with pdflatex I'm getting the error msg given below. Can you help me understand the error and correct it? ERROR: Package ...
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Which dot character to use in which context?

Wikipedia lists several dot characters in Unicode. These are the ones that are ambiguous to me: interpunct, middle dot (·) · · U+00B7 "midpoint (in typography)" ...
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Patgen to create hyphenation dictionary for UTF-8 language

I am having trouble creating an hyphenation dictionary for the Khmer language with patgen. I keep getting errors like, "Bad representation" and "Bad character" but I am not sure what I am doing wrong. ...
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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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Having problems with listings and UTF-8. Can it be fixed?

I'm having some problems with listings and UTF-8 in my document. Maybe someone can help me? Some characters work, like é and ó, but á and others appear at the beginning of words... ...
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Accented letters with IM FELL fonts

I am having an error compiling the following code with xelatex and lualatex: ** WARNING ** "seac" character deprecated in Type 2 charstring. ** ERROR ** Type2 Charstring Parser: Parsing charstring ...
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Unicode and eforms

This is my code, encoded in UTF-8: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage[useui]{eforms} \begin{document} \textField[\ui{value={Übeltäter}}]{Text}{10cm}{1em} ...
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Why does XeTeX not display basic Unicode characters?

I have a document like this, but when I render it by invoking xelatex on it, the π character is displayed as a blank space: \documentclass[13pt,oneside]{scrbook} \usepackage{fontspec} % the problem ...
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Unicode characters in mailto address hyperref links

I am trying to make names with special Danish characters in email addresses look right in the email the address in a hyperref link in the document compiled to PDF. I have attempted: ...
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Why can't my build produce certain Greek symbols?

I'm trying to use the β character in a LaTeX document, but the output PDF never shows it. I am building with xelatex. From the following code: \documentclass{article} ...
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Cannot open Tex file - Default encoding setting (UTF-8) not working

Texmaker cannot open a .tex file. It says It seems that this file cannot be correctly decoded with the default encoding setting (UTF-8) and asks me to choose an encoding option. ISO-8859-1 and ...
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What is the use case for the ucs package?

The ucs package (formerly aliased to unicode), provides support for Unicode as a input format, as I understand it. Under what circumstances should I be using that package, and unicode symbols? to my ...
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Typsetting the Ponny

Today, once again, the ultimate [X]HTML parser using regular expressions answer came to my attention and I have decided to try to typset it using XeLaTeX. The result is far from perfect, worse even ...
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How to get devanagari numerals in latex or xetex

How to get devanagari numerals in xetex or latex - especially in enumerate environment? I can use unicode to write devanagari text but I am unable to get devenagari numerals in section numbers, ...
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Tex file in binary

My machine was powered down after it was frozen, but I still managed to save the current Latex file. When I turned the machine back on and tried to import the file in texmaker , I was given this ...
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Georgian in sharelatex

I need to create a book for a friend of mine and I thought that Latex would best fit for this job. Plus this will be a very good opportunity to learn this powerful tool. The problem is that the book ...