{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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LuaLaTeX Error: Missing characters which are in the fonts used

when I let LuaLaTeX process input files which contain certain rather unusual Unicode glyphs, some of them do not show up. Instead, there is a warning message in the log: Missing character: There is ...
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Convert unicode symbols to tex

I have written a lualatex file with unicode characters such as α, ≤ … Now I need to convert it to latex. Is there a script that converts the symbols to tex commands \alpha, \leq …?
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Convert pasted characters to LaTeX equivalent

I use Mac, OSX 10.11.5. When I paste text from pdf files to emacs (tex mode), I get characters like "∈", "Ω". I need to convert them to LaTex equivalents "\in" "\Omega". Any hint?
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Figcaps and special characters

I'm trying to use the figcaps package in an article to keep all figures at the end of the document. When I compile the following TeX code using pdflatex I get the following error message: ! Package ...
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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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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‐ not set up for use with LaTeX

I am using BibTex for referencing and when I added a new reference I got the following error message: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:‐ not set up for use with LaTeX., which seems to occur ...
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\typecolon is a \mathbin; it should be \mathrel

In unimath-symbols.pdf, the open colon ⦂ (U+02982), called the Z notation type colon, is declared as \mathbin. As far as I know, you use this type colon as demonstrated in the following example. The ...
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'Tironian Sign Et' in LaTeX [duplicate]

How do I insert a 'Tironian Sign Et' in LaTeX? http://www.fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/204a/index.htm or is there a symbol that looks just like it?
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linguistic options of JabRef 3.2

I am puzzled with some foreign languages such as Czech and Polish, because author names are often written with characters which are ignored by JabRef. Is there a mean to code them in order that they ...
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Problems with LuaLaTeX and Combining Characters

A project I'm working on requires the use of a somewhat unusual character, m̊. Unlike, say, the "a with ring," as in Swedish, a pre-combined form of this letter does not exist in Unicode, it can only ...
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LaTeX DeclareUnicodeCharacter as a second argument for a macro

I want to enable the unicode modifiers for an emoji library: apple_emoji.sty: \usepackage{graphicx,amsmath,xparse} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[export]{adjustbox} \ProvidesPackage{...
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How to write this Digamma Symbol in Latex?

Specifically I want to write these in LateX: Unicode name: Mathematical bold small digamma Codepoint (hexadecimal): 0x1D7CB Codepoint (decimal): 120779 In unicode block: Mathematical Alphanumeric ...
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How can I call unicode characters in LaTeX or LyX?

The only way I know to use Unicode characters in LaTeX involves another program such as Word. I'll discuss an example, the inexact differential symbol đ. U+0111 is đ, so in Word typing 0111 followed ...
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How to typeset shell like output in Latex

I'm trying to achieve a output as shown below with latex NAME MAJ:MIN RM SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT sda 8:0 0 32G 0 disk ├─sda1 8:1 0 99M 0 part /boot └─sda2 8:2 0 31,9G 0 ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX with G-Brief

Good morning everybody, I've used the following file serveral times to create letters. I've never had any issues. But now, out of the sudden, I am getting the following error for each German letter (...
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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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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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What is the decimal unicode reference to characters that, like “\u8:,Äê”, cause pdfLaTeX to through Imputec Error: “char not set up for use”?

My pdfLaTeX throws "Package Imputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:,Äê not set up for use" on the line of my \printbibliography. The \addbibresource points at a rather huge .bib file that I manage with, ...
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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 \begin/...
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Only one specific character missing when compiling with biber and xelatex

I'm having trouble showing proper reference list - one letter just does not appear. I googled possible solutions, and updated the fonts, packages, but still can't resolve this. Here's MWE: \...
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Unicode symbol for space prints some kind of rising dash?

I have the minimal example \documentclass{article}\begin{document}Here\char"0020{}There\end{document} I wanted to show that a LaTeX document can be written completely without any white spaces. The ...
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How to change typographic style when unicode characters are used instead of macros

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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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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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} \usepackage[russian]{...
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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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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 \section{...
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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 3....
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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} \usepackage[english,...
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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. ...