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I'm desperatly trying to get my greek san symbol (ϻ; minusculus; http://unicode.scarfboy.com/?s=U%2B03fb) into my pdf.

Using

\DeclareUnicodeCharacter{1019}{\greeksansym}
{\fontfamily{dejavu}\selectfont \greeksansym}

didn't work. There is just a blank character in my pdf. Is there a Font for latex that includes the ϻ symbol?

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  • don't know of any latex-supported font that includes this. is it for text, or for use in math? Nov 2, 2017 at 16:59
  • If you can use xetex or luatex, fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/03fa/fontsupport.htm shows fonts you could use.
    – Thérèse
    Nov 2, 2017 at 18:40
  • There seems ti be an error in this page: the code for this glyph is U+03FB.
    – Bernard
    Nov 2, 2017 at 21:58
  • The glyph is in the DejaVuSerif.pfb but it is nowhere encoded. So one would have to generate tfm and other support files first before one can use it with pdflatex. Nov 4, 2017 at 15:17

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If you can use LuaLaTex you just need a proper font. For the following example, place the font DejaVuSansMono.ttf in the same folder as your .tex file and compile with lualatex.

\documentclass{article} 
\usepackage{fontspec}
\newfontfamily{\unicodefont}[Extension = .ttf,  Ligatures=TeX]{DejaVuSansMono}
\begin{document}
\unicodefont{ϻ}
\end{document}

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