I am trying to include Greek letters into a section title. The MWE below produces the output desired, but also the warning

Glyph not defined in PD1 encoding,(hyperref) removing `\textalpha'

and the same for \textgamma but interestingly not for \textbeta. Obviously hyperref is causing the problem, however it is required.



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Use the unicode option:



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  • Is that MWE really defaulting to that section format?
    – Davislor
    Jul 5, 2020 at 5:35
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    @Davislor the screenshot is from the bookmarks/outline (in sumatra) , to show that hyperref handled everything correctly with the unicode option. Jul 5, 2020 at 6:05

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