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An alphabet is a set of letters, representing phonemes, used to write one or more langages. {alphabet} refers to the proper displaying of sets of letters in (La)TeX.

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Table Missing Values

I'm trying to improve my ability to read math and physics equations, so I borrowed this code from someone on GitHub. I'm a bit of a latex novice. I was having issues getting the document to build at ...
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Trying to expand items within a newglossaryentry in a generic function without causing the Improper alphabetic constant

I've looked at both these related topics, but my situation is a little bit different. improper alphabetic constant with-glossaries improper alphabetic constant The first thing I found in the ...
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Reference Alphabetical Appendix

I am using alphabetical headings and page numbers for my appendices. Now, when I refer to them in main text, I would also like to see the letter. However, as of now it shows me a number. How to fix ...
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Alphabet order in index and index spacing

I had the following problem with the index: The alphabet order of the words in English: I have the order of capital letters come first then the order of small letters come next. I need the order to ...
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How do I use accented latin letters + russian + japanese in the same document?

I've found this answer and I also referred to the links I posted in a previous question. What I came up with is the following: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{luatexja-fontspec} \usepackage{iftex} \...
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table greek alphabet for the whole sheet

I want to create a table of the Greek alphabet, roughly as it is done in the following figure, so that the letters themselves are large and bold and the entire alphabet is on an A4 sheet. Here's my ...
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sansmath undoes custom mathbb alphabet

I need mathbb symbols for 0 and 1. Currently I'm doing this using the bbold fonts. This works great: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \DeclareMathAlphabet{\mymathbb}{U}{bbold}{m}{n} \usepackage{amsmath} ...
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Alphabetical order with nomenclature

Good evening everybody, I am having a problem with the \nomencl package (with TeXstudio, the code is reported below). I separated the nomenclature into "Acronyms", "Greek Letters", ...
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What are these mathfrak/mathcal/mathbb fonts?

I recently came across this preprint of Pierre Berthelot, and became a little obsessed with the very pretty typesetting. I determined that the text font is New Century Schoolbook or something very ...
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How to make my non-latin pdflatex document more copy-paste friendly?

I write and typeset articles in languages that do not use the latin alphabet using pdflatex. I have received requests from foreigners to make it easier to run the document in Google Translator. ...
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Create an alphabet package that works like greek letters

Some friends and I have been using LaTeX for some years and, at College, we have created some new letters to use with math (it was kind of a joke because we were constantly saying there were few ...
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Using DeclareMathAlphabet and Mathalpha

This is a question related to: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/384959/88262 DeclareMathAlphabet requires 4 arguments, of which the first specifies the encoding and the second specifies the font. ...
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New character $pq$ and $qp$

I do not see so far a letter that represents the letters "p" and "q" together. For example, the letters "a" and "e", and "o" and "e" are ...
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Custom Alphabetical Order for Index (Turkish)

I need your help for building a proper index for a book in Turkish language. I am using \usepackage{makeidx} to build my index, which produces the following image as a sample. Here as you may see, ...
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Section numbering using letters

How can I number sections using letters, starting from a specific letter? \renewcommand*{\thesection}{\Alph{section}} This will start from the letter A, but I want to start numbering from another ...
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boldsymbol in latex book with stix fonts

I'm using pdflatex with book document class, and using the Sitx2 package, but when compiling a line with a math environment containing a \boldymbol command I get the error: LaTex Font Warning: Font ...
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How to produce a particular type of letter S

I have the following MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{bm} \usepackage{mathrsfs} \usepackage{bbold} \usepackage{dsfont} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usetheme{Madrid} \...
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How to redefine a Gothic "x" so it does not look like an English "z"

When using the pgothic package, how can I make the Gothic x look more like the 24th letter of the English alphabet instead of a handwritten lower-case z? MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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PGF Plot for frequency analysis

I wanted to created a small PGF Plot for the letter frequency of the german language. I tried a lot, but I was not able to create a result. Here is what I did so far: \documentclass[a4paper, 11pt]{...
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Is there a package that allows me to write Greek letters without anything else?

Just a package that allows me to write something like προσθαφαίρεσις without needing to do the annoying \pi \rho ...etc. Surely it should be supported - I imagine there are Greek and Russian (Cyrillic)...
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Converting letters to numbers (e.g., A=0, B=1, et cetera)

I recently asked the opposite question, and got some really awesome answers, but just realized I'm uncertain of a counterpart for converting letters to numbers. Here's the code I'm using to convert ...
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Converting numbers to letters, but starting with 0=A instead of 1=A

As the title implies, essentially I want to convert a number to a letter, and this thread does a phenomenal job at solving that. egreg gave a great solution that I've been tinkering with, but despite ...
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"Too many math alphabets in version bold" error

I am having a hard time with the "Too many math alphabets in version bold" error. Here is the minimal working example on the latest version of Texlive that comes with Ubuntu 18.04: \...
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Half consonants [closed]

Is there a generalized code to get the half-consonants? The half-consonants are where a consonant appears cut-off from the right hand side and only about 50-75% of the consonant is visible starting ...
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Display Alphabetic group in Acronyms list

I made an acronyms list with the glossaries package, here is the code \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, french, openright, oneside, fleqn]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} ...
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How to write a single quote in a different alphabet

I'm looking for a way to include a single quote in ancient greek at the beginning of one chapter of my thesis currently in english. How can I change the alphabet in just a small section of my document?...
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What alternatives are there to allrunes for displaying futhark?

The February 2020 release of LaTeX introduced a \swdefault command for working with "swash" text which, unfortunately, breaks the allrunes package, which has a \swdefault command of its own. ...
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Automatically support Greek, Hindi and other languages as Unicode chars?

I learned from Davislor answer that I tell LaTeX to warn me if a missing glyph is detected. I can then declare it with this: \documentclass{article} \tracinglostchars=2 \usepackage{newunicodechar} \...
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How can the traditional \epsilon be written in revtex?

RevTeX has chosen to use the \varepsilon symbol for both the \epsilon and the \varepsilon: http://www.physics.udel.edu/~bnikolic/teaching/phys660/PDF/revtex4.pdf (p. 25). Is there a way to re-...
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Devanagari initials in BibTeX

I'm writing up a paper in number theory, and there are a few number theorists from India whose work is relevant to it, and which I would hence like to reference to. Yet, even though I've managed to ...
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Create alphabet tracing worksheet

I want to reproduce these pages in order to teach children all the letters of the alphabet, I wonder if I could produce it in Latex instead of ordering a notebook on the internet ? Many thanks for ...
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Sorting bibliography in alphabetical order without using bibtex

Is there a way to sort the bibliography in alphabetical order without using bibtex, I am making a one-time project so dont really want to have to use bibtex. I tried using \bibliographystyle{plain} ...
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Georgian letters

I need to write Georgian letters in my LaTeX document. Unfortunately I have no idea how computers work, and can just use my TeX because a friend installed it for me. It seems I need a package (\...
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Package/help for using Yi Script?

I am doing work on Yi (Nuosu) language, and would like to incorporate the Yi script into my work in LaTeX. I have looked around and can't find a package that gives support for Yi script. Is there a ...
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How to combine russian and german language

I was using template and I tried to quote that were written in cyrillic. In my template there is a part that define language: \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[babel,...
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How to order alphabetically the items in the itemize environment? [duplicate]

I have a really long list in an itemize environment and I want to order it in alphabetical order. My code is the following: \documentclass[letterpaper,openright,12pt]{article} %\usepackage[spanish]{...
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Russian/Cyrillic alphabets under the simple commands in math modes - Latex

Can we write the Russian/Cyrillic alphabets/symbols using the Latex under the math modes? For example, for the Greek alphabet, like $\alpha$, $\beta$, etc -- it is very easy. This is the sort ...
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What the type of this special alphabet?

How to add special alphabet like this picture below? I have read from How to insert a special math alphabet, but I confused to determine what the font type of this alphabet. What the font type of ...
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Code in latex for document of non latin alphabet

I need to include a code in a document written in greek. I found the command to include the code as it is written, but the letters appear with the greek alphabet in the compiled version. Does anybody ...
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Math Script variant in mtpro2

Considering the guide of mtpro2 (full version) created by Walter Schmidt 2008/1/23, to pag. 8 (see the image below) there is the §2.8. I think that to have for example the second column of Fraktur, ...
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How to arrange tabular in alphabetical order

I have this code, which I want to arrange in alphabetical order: \section{Abbreviations} \doublespacing \begin{tabular}{p{4cm}p{12cm}} \textbf{AD} & Alzheimer's disease \\ \textbf{FAD} & ...
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Dictionary template how to arrange by alphabetical order

I am using Overleaf as an editor and came across their dictionary template. When I write my own entries they don't get sorted by alphabetical order as a dictionary should be. Q: How could one sort \...
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Replace specific characters in an alphabet

\I want to replace how specific characters in an alphabet are rendered. For example, when I write\bm{\mu}, I want it to compile as \boldsymbol{\upmu}. Also possible, to define a new "sub-alphabet" ...
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Combining mathcal and mathbb with thin lines

I am actually looking for tweak to this post Composition of \mathbb and \mathcal In particular would it be possible to get the same letters but with thin lines instead of think lines featured in the ...
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How can I make \Alph using standard latin letters while using new ukraineb.ldf (babel ukrainian)?

Normally, \Alph and \alph command produce enumeration A, B, C, ... and a, b, c, ... respectively. Some days ago I installed a new MikTeX version and found, that, while using \usepackage[ukrainian]{...
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Calligraphic and script fonts with both upper and lower case?

What do I need to do to define a \mathscr which can handle both upper and lower case letters and a \mathcal which can handle both upper and lower case, with the latter staying as close to the default \...
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BibTeX alphebetizes author by "von" rather than last name

I have a BibTeX entry with author=Julius von Braun which is sorted under v rather than B. It doesn't matter whether I write it as above or as author=von Braun, Julius or with various quotings. ...
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Generating a fractal letter and/or alphabet?

Is it possible in TeX or MetaFont etc. to generate a "character" that displays as a single letter at one scale but as a different character or even an entire alphabet at different scales? So at ...
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Accessing dutchcal and other fonts directly

I wanted to define one symbol using the dutchcal font, but using the dutchcal package ruins the command \mathcal. One workaround was to define another command \matholdcal by \DeclareMathAlphabet{\...
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unicode-math Use different font for latin alphabet

I am trying to use STIX Two Math for math. font as a non math font (symbol-wise, letters will be the only thing for math mode), but only for the letters involved in math, i. e. ...
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