{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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Ascii punctuation characters in listings [on hold]

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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Special Currency Character

I have the problem, that I need to insert the NIS (New Israeli Shekel) Symbol into a otherwise english document with math formulas. The Symbol itself is in testmode. How can I manage to get the ...
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French accents in \hl from soul package

I'd like to use the \hl command from the soul package in a French text. However, it does not work whenever the part to highlight contains French accents (e.g.: \hl{é}). I could use \'e instead of é ...
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How to highlight Python syntax in LaTeX using verbments and utf8 [duplicate]

I'm using Latex and the verbments package to display some python 3 code (with syntax highlighting) inside a document, but I have a problem with UTF-8. I'm using the verbments package ...
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UTF-8 error with verbments

I'm writing a book using Latex in what I want to write code in Python. My operating system is Linux and my editor is Kile with: \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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bibtex file exported by Zotero contains bad character

I use biblatex with biber. My bibliography is automatically exported by Zotero. My editor is texmaker on debian. Unfortunately characters are included into the bib file latex is unable to decode. I ...
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how to use special utf-8 characters in submodules? [duplicate]

In my thesis (my first real project with LaTeX), I need Japanese and some Russian characters. I divided my thesis by submodules. My main module looks as follows: \documentclass[11pt]{article} ...
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Implementing \DeclareUnicodeCharacter in LuaLaTeX an XeLaTeX

In my code, I used to write \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{27E6}{\begin{description}} % ⟦ \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{27E7}{\end{description}} % ⟧ \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2022}{\item} % • which worked ...
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CJKvert affecting all CJK in document

My document has been compiling very well (thanks in no small part to Tex SX!), but I seem to have hit a snag. I added a more complicated dedication to the beginning of my thesis (using \dedication ...
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Determine hex unicode character code from raw character?

I found coloremoji which allows inserting apple's color emoji's into an uptex document. This library first extracts all emoji's as PDFs named according to their hex unicode character codes (e.g. ...
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Where should I report wrong Unicode mappings?

I found an issue about mapping of Unicode characters (clockwise and anti-clockwise open circle arrow) in some fonts and already reported that to the unicode-math maintainer but I actually think, this ...
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How to use icon fonts properly?

I have downloaded the icon font "Font Awesome" to use unicode icons to illustrate my documents. Using XeTeX, I was able to declare a new font family like this: \newfontfamily\fontawesome[ ...
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Correct way to specify discretionary hyphens in bib files with biblatex/biber

Today I unexpectedly received the dreaded character not set up for use with LaTeX from inputenc. In this case, I was also pretty sure the error came from a .bib file. However, I grepped everything in ...
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Non-ascii character as argument

I want to do something special with some characters in the text. In this example that is just boldfacing them: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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how to draw this ? Square blank BlackSquare in unicode

I would like to draw this : ■■■□□ But it's not easy i would like the square to have the same size. And it's difficult to search about it with google. regards
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compiled pdf doesn't show utf-8 character

If i compile a document with lualatex that contains specific utf-8 characters most pdf-viewers (okular, evince, xpdf) don't show them. For example if i compile the following example i just see a bank ...