{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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Fine tuning diacritical marks in fonts

I am about to make the paradigm-shift from the traditional way of hard-coding fonts with diacritical marks on top of them to simply using utf8. What surprised me, however, that the rendering of the ...
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How to change typographic style when unicode characters are used instead of macros [on hold]

When writing a manuscript or converting from other systems, I can come with Unicode characters for some punctuation marks: u'2026' for … (ellipsis) u'2014' for — (em-dash) u'00AB' for \guillemotleft ...
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inserting a single unicode character with pdflatex

I would like to include a special character in my LaTex document : Ꝃ (it is used in breton for an abbreviation for "kêr", which means "place" or "house", and used in the naming of locations) Here ...
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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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Encoding Issue while Export from JabRef to .CSV [closed]

I am trying to export bib to .csv and there are many issues being faced but most important is encoding: special symbols are not converted properly to the same symbols e.g. " " changing to different ...
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Hammer and Sickle in LaTeX

I'd like to include the Hammer and Sickle unicode U+262D (☭) symbol in a computer science report in LaTeX. I'm using ShareLaTeX. I tried to use \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2014}{\dash} but I get ...
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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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Copy and paste unicode math

Consider the following example compiled with luatex. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Math} \begin{document} $A_1$ \end{document} Since Latin Modern ...
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Printing unusual spcl characters

I need to print a special character that is not in the standard list of special charactes. This character is §, which in Word is "00A7." How does one do it in Latex?
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Comparing the path from \int or ∫ in the .tex file to ∫ in the .pdf file with type1 and OpenType math fonts in luatex

I'm trying to understand better how math fonts are handled and, in particular, how an OpenType math font can do the same job as a type1 font with far less files. My reference engine is luatex (version ...
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How to include a Lenny face in a LaTeX document? e.g. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)

How would one include a "classic" Lenny face in a LaTeX document? A paper is due tomorrow and I am curious. e.g. ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°) I have attempted to use the verbatim environment but it has proved ...
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How to use unicode in URL in biblatex using xelatex?

Here's an example document: \documentclass[a4paper]{extreport} \usepackage[style=gost-numeric,defernumbers]{biblatex} \addbibresource{t.bib} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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Two local problems after inserting language package

I am now writing a lecture notes on Advanced Number Theory, and I use University Lecture Series LaTex packages of AMS. Then I faced two problems. First, if I include my native language package ...
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Non-Ascii characters not displaying properly with memoir

I am trying to use non-english characters to work in memoir for a book I wrote. It is science fiction and I am 'making up' an alien language. While I am no linguist, this is only for a few sort ...
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Tell Latex to ignore ALL unicode errors?

I have a web interface that generates LaTeX-letters to customers. These letters are rendered dynamically. Some customers have some special characters in their names, that LaTeX can't translate, so I ...
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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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Missing character: There is no ℕ in font cmss10!

How can I select and specify a font which contains the character I have in my file ? Missing character: There is no ℕ in font cmss10! I can see them perfectly within emacs, but I am unable to ...
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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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Type direct several languages in Xelatex using unicode

I want to write direct in a Latex document several languages, for example: संस्कृतम् - ελληνική γλώσσα - Latin - ꦲꦤꦕꦫꦏ - egypt hieroglyph - and more... So, my question is, how I can use "Xelatex"- ...
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Insert Unicode private char

How I type the unicode char  in latex?
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Why this UTF-8 error is solved with a simple \clearpage

An example is shown below, which also includes a description of the problem: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{CJKutf8} \begin{document} \begin{CJK*}{UTF8}{gbsn} Some Chinese text. 一些中文 ...
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How do I use titling with hyperref and unicode?

I want to use the titling package to access title and author with \thetitle and \theauthor, which I want to include in the PDF metadata with hyperref. But both title and author can contain umlauts ...
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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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unicode support works in moderncv but not in article documentclass

I honestly don't understand this. Why do I have unicode support when i use the moderncv documentclass, but not when i use the one of article ? For compilation, I use latexmk -xelatex f.tex code: ...
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Is there a LaTeX equivalent symbol to Unicode 'SYMBOL FOR NULL' [duplicate]

I'm looking for a LaTeX symbol that has the letters 'NUL' in a single character width. It's a pretty representation for what's often entered as \0 in C-derived programming languages as the string ...
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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 (😀 😁 😂 😃 😄 😅 😆 😇 😈 😉 😊 😋 😌 😍 😎 😏 😐 😑 😒 😓 😔 😕 😖 😗 😘 😙 😚 😛 😜 😝 😞 😟 😠 😡 😢 😣 😤 😥 😦 😧 😨 😩 😪 😫 😬 😭 😮 😯 ...
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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:φ not set up for use with LaTeX

I have the following LaTeX document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} φΔδ汉 \end{document} But I get the following error: $ latex foo This is pdfTeX, Version ...
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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} ...
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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 ...
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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:‒ not set up for use with LaTeX.” [duplicate]

While trying to compile my latex document, I get the following error: "Unicode char \u8:‒ 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 🇩🇪 ...
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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} ...
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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 ☐ , ⌧ 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 ...