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Problem with greek letters [duplicate]

I need to write in my document some greek letter (outside any formulas). What do you suggest me? Thanks a lot
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LaTeX Editors/IDEs

What editors/IDEs are available for easing the process of writing TeX/LaTeX documents? Please state some useful features like code completion, spell checking, building final DVI or PDF files, etc. ...
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Why are Bitmap-Fonts used automatically?

I have the following LaTeX-document: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \title{Sample} \author{Litb} \begin{...
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Why are so many symbols restricted to math mode?

A common beginner's mistake is to forget \(...\)/$...$ around symbols that require math mode. Why doesn't (La)TeX let people use isolated symbols in text mode by default? I am sure there are at ...
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Greek pdf bookmarks

I am puzzled with sections titled with Greek characters. They do appear in the pdf's Content list, though not correctly. For example, in my thesis--written in English with LyX, based on the KOMA-...
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how can we write in Greek with computer modern font

How can we write Greek documents (i.e. in the Greek language) having the computer modern font? What code do we have to write? I'd like to note that I don't want to include some Greek letters, but I'd ...
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Writing Greek text [duplicate]

I am trying to compile some Greek text in PDF. I get it compiled using babel package, but text in Greek renders as complete gibberish. Only if I write Latin text does it convert it into Greek letters, ...
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How to make theta symbol?

I try to write (x,y,\theta) but I get an error that says, "Missing $ inserted". If I remove \theta the error disappears. What is wrong?
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Using Greek Letters

For the following example I'm getting Missing $ inserted... with regard to the \rho command: a tangible benefit from acquiring positive reputation that is not captured within \citet{d05a}, in ...
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greek in latex-template thesis

I am using TexMaker and I have just found a beautiful template for my thesis http://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis I have the problem that i can't write greeks. I have tried ...
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Typeset Greek Words

My question is essentially the same as that found here. I would like to be able to typeset a handful of Greek words. Here's a MWE: \documentclass{book} %\usepackage[LGR,T1]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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To replace “var” greek symbols correctly

Need to use utf8 natural greek symbols in pdflatex. For modern letters I use package textalpha, var greek symbols i workout through replacement and do not know how to do this correctly. Now the text ...
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How to typeset a word containing both Latin and Greek letters?

I want to typeset the word α-aminoacid and the α character is not shown in the compiled pdf file. I compile using XeTeX and I found only solutions for typesetting greek letters that switch language ...