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Questions tagged [cyrillic]

{cyrillic} is for questions about using TeX for typesetting documents in Cyrillic script.

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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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Cyrillic in (La)TeX

What are different ways to use Cyrillic in (La)TeX? What are their pros and cons?
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How to install a latex package in MacOS TeXLive?

I just downloaded cyrillic package into a temp directory and executed: sudo latex cyrlatex.ins It works, but it produces a few dozen files in the same directory. How to place them into my TeXLive ...
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Create a mapping for transliteration from cyrillic to latin in LuaLaTeX

I created a .map file for Cyrillic to Latin transliteration as in using xetex for automatic transliteration of Cyrillic letters I placed the cyrillic-to-latin.tec file in the folder. \documentclass{...
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\tableofcontents encoding issue with lualatex

I have a issue when trying to generate table of contents with lualatex in russian. Following example fails to build with ! Undefined control sequence. \contentsname ->{\cyr \CYRS \cyro \cyrd \cyre \...
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Good reference for learning how fonts works

Can you suggest a book/textbook that will help me to learn how fonts works in LaTeX ? The problem is next: for two years I will write my Master's theses (for beginning) in Serbian in Cyrillic. There ...
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Why does \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} take over?

I want to produce a document with non-serif type. I also want to include Cyrillic characters. These two aims seem to be mutually exclusive. When I comment out \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc}, the document ...
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Old Cyrillic letters in LaTeX

Can one type Old Cyrillic letters using LaTeX? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Early_Cyrillic_alphabet Perhaps there is a package.
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I just want to write \Sha without ruining everything

I realize similar questions have been asked before but I am not satisfied with any of the answers I've seen. I would like to use the Cyrillic letter Ш to denote a particular group in mathematics. Most ...
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What packages will let me use Cyrillic characters in math mode?

Note I'm not actually planning on writing any, for instance, Russian prose or even any Russian words. It's just that, on paper, I've always had the habit of denoting sets by uppercase roman letters, ...
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What is wrong with my cyrillic text?

This is the document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \begin{document} This text is in Russian: проверка. \end{document} This is what TeXLive on Mac OS ...
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What fonts are compatible with T2A (Cyrillic) encoding?

I'm trying to figure out what fonts are compatible with T2A encoding - seems like there's no such a list known to Google. I've identified that iwona and computer roman (default) are supported. ...
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Japanese and Russian Characters in the same Document

I'm writing a document in English. However, I need to use a few words of both Japanese and Russian. In principle, it seems to work, but as soon as I used Japanese characters, I cannot use Russian ...
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What fonts can I use for writing in Cyrillic in LaTeX

What other fonts are available to write in Cyrillic in LaTeX beside T2A, T2B, T2C?
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Using XeTeX for automatic transliteration of cyrillic letters

This is a follow-up question to the following question: Serbian Cyrillic using LuaTeX and XeTeX. I actually often need character substitution the other way around, that is, I write cyrillic, but ...
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Misplaced Accents in Cyrillic Text

In educational material for the Russian language and linguistic literature the need to put accents on Cyrillic vowels often arises. However when I tried to do this with luaLaTeX the accents where ...
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Can't get unicode symbols in math mode

I am trying for about a week to launch unicode-math package with XeLaTeX and got nothing. PDF is created well but all Cyrillic symbols in math mode are skipped. I tried using different math fonts - no ...
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Cyrillic monospaced font in XeLaTeX

I've installed full TexLive 2011 using "install-tl" script in Ubuntu 12.04. When I was using TexLive 2009 from repositories the following file was compiled without any errors. \documentclass{article}...
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Cyrillic \MakeUppercase

\MakeUppercase does not capitalize Cyrillic fonts. I am trying to create a custom document class which would write the section titles in upper case. For this purpose I use the solution provided in ...
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Computer Modern fonts and Cyrillic letters

I am trying to typeset a multi-language unicode document (English, German, Spanish, Russian and there are more languages to come) in XeLaTeX and I am struggling with Cyrillic letters. Consider the ...
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how to insert arabic glyphs in pdflatex

I'm trying to create an English document using pdflatex and want to insert a few cyrillic and arabic glyphs. something like the letter Я is cyrillic, whereas ش is arabic I tried to follow advice ...
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Incorrect Cyrillic (Macedonian) glyphs in Computer Modern

Does anyone have any idea why the glyphs for Ѓѓ and Ќќ that come with Computer Modern are wrong, i.e. they have a grave accent instead of an acute one? Is there a way to fix this? \documentclass[...
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How to make appendix and hyperref packages work together with cyrillic (non ASCII) characters?

I have a LaTeX document with hyperref and appendix packages that fails to build. But if I switch off either appendix or hyperref everything works fine. \documentclass[14pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]...
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Kha with descender (the “ҳ” symbol)

So, using pdfLaTeX, I need to write the Kha with descender symbol (which looks like ҳ). Taken from Wikipedia: It comes up with Afghan history, if anyone's curious why I need it... I know this can be ...
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Cyrillic symbols are not displayed

I'm trying to compile a template babel based presentation on my machine. And I can not get cyrillic symbols displayed. The problem is that it won't produce any useful output. Build process seems to ...
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Can one instruct LuaLaTeX to use T2A encoded fonts?

As it is stated in answer to Can XeTeX | LuaTeX use MetaFont fonts?, LuaLaTeX can use MetaFont fonts. If so, how can one instruct LuaLaTeX to use T2A encoded fonts (e.g. cm-super) to typeset ...
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Why to use [T2A, T1] when [T2A] is enough?

I am writing some seminar in Cyrillic for university \documentclass[a4paper,14pt]{extarticle} \usepackage[T2A,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{droid} \DeclareRobustCommand{\cyr}[...
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Why is the PSCyr font package is not on CTAN?

There is old and famous cyrillic font package named PSCyr which is mentioned in nearly every russian guide about setting up LaTeX for writing documents with cyrillic letters. Actually I want to ask ...
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Tajik language in LaTeX

My question is about adding a new language into LaTeX: the Tajik language. There is Russian language support in LaTeX and Russian is written using a modified version of the Cyrillic alphabet. Tajik ...
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Mixing latin and cyrillic characters

I have an idea of how to mix those, but failed to find out which fontenc encoding to use for Central European characters. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{...
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Cyrillic symbols in math equation xetex

I use Times New Roman font for my report. But in the math expressions are not displayed Cyrillic characters. Example: \begin{equation} S_{ном.} = S_{123} \end{equation} output \documentclass[...
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Non-English characters in URLs with Biblatex-Chicago + Biber

Is there any way to keep the URLs in the same form they are saved within the .bib files when using biblatex-chicago with Biber? For instance, the entry @misc{RussianEmpire.1855, author = {Russian ...
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Serbian Cyrillic using LuaTeX and XeTeX

This question is directly inspired by Martin Schroder's answer to this question. Namely, I am wondering how would one use LuaTeX or XeTeX to produce Serbian (little bit different than Russian) ...
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What is wrong with cyrillic package?

I downloaded cyrillic package and installed it into /opt/local/share/texmf/tex/latex/cyrillic. I did latex cyrlatex.ins, and then texhash. Now this is my document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[...
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Cyrillic first names problem with natbib and bibtex

I'm using natbib and bibtex, typesetting a document in Russian (with pdflatex) in chicago. For an entry like this: @book{belyj1913, Address = {Москва}, Author = {Андрей Белый}, Publisher = {Наука}, ...
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Cyrillic em-dash is rendered inconsistently

I've noticed that the same Cyrillic em-dash is rendered differently in English and Russian bibliographic entries. As you can see below, in Russian it's rendered as a single rule but in English it's ...
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biblatex: Abbreviating cyrillic authors' names with firstinits option [closed]

When setting the bibliography with biblatex using the authoryear-comp style and option firstinits=true the authors' first names in the references are not correctly displayed when using cyrillic names. ...
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Is there a way to use T1 font for math and main font (with some T2A Cyrillic letters) in document compiled by XeLaTeX?

Here is my code (utf8): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1,T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage{anttor} \begin{document} text $math$ Russian: Щ \...
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Use Cyrillic characters in the table of contents with \pdfbookmark

I am trying to do a book which has its main language as Russian. The problem is that on the second compiler run on TeXShop (LaTeX document) when it needs to create the bookmarks in Russian, it ...
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Unable to make Russian hyphenation work after (re-)installing TeX Live 2013

I have just upgraded TeX Live to 2013 on Mac OS, and installed all the Cyrillic packages i could think of, but the hyphenation in Russian stopped working. Here is an example: \documentclass[russian]{...
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Listing with mixed english and russian symbols in comments

I'm using the listings package for formatting .cpp code in LaTeX. My code needs to have mixed English and Russian words in comments. The font must be monospaced (preffered Courier family). /* Prints ...
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Remove “abstract name” in abstract (cyr)

In Remove "Abstract" title from Abstract people were able to remove the abstract name from abstract. I downloaded an article template with colored fonts from HowToTeX.com, changed it a ...
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Cannot typeset cyrillic text in italics and bold at the same time using the LinuxLibertine font

I cannot tell if the following is a bug in the LinuxLibertine OTF files or if it is a bug in XeLaTeX (or both?). The problem is: when I try to typeset cyrillic text in italic and bold, the glyphs ...
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How to typeset Cyrillic characters with the XeLaTeX engine?

The Cyrillic characters in pdf are not appear if using the XeLaTeX (from Why does \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} take over?): \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T2A,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Conflict between babel and university style sheet

I am a Linguistics PhD student at U.Florida, writing my dissertation. The LaTeX class from our editorial office conflicts with babel (among other packages). Is there a way to override the style sheet ...
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Cyrillic in glossary/acronym entry

I want to define acronyms and terms in Bulgarian. Unfortunately, when I do so, LaTeX gives a whole lot of errors and do not compile. Anything to help? \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \...
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Using both unicode and russian in tex source

EDIT: In the end I ended up using XeTeX (with auto-refreshing Evince viewer) - as suggested by @Andrey Vihrov. I am, however, accepting the most upvoted answer. I am lost. Looked all over tex....
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Is there a package to set the default font encoding of cyrillic to T2A?

Consider this for Greek \documentclass{article} \usepackage[LGR,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{textalpha} \begin{document} φύσις \end{document As the default font supports LGR encoding, it renders ...
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LuaTeX cyrillic hyphenation problems

I am trying to use LuaTeX (LuaLaTeX) in MiKTeX 2.9 and I'm stuck with getting it to load cyrillic hyphenation patterns. I'm quite new to LuaTeX, so maybe there's something special about hyphenation ...
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I want to use Cyrillic in my document

I want to use the Cyrillic alphabet in my document, but the Russian words never compile. Here's the code I'm using: https://www.sharelatex.com/project/5250f987c4d3fb9d3e001233 As you can see, my ...