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How to use extended ASCII characters in the lstlisting environment?

When using extended ASCII characters inside the lstlisting environment, i.e. those corresponding to codes 191 - 197 (literally: ┐, └, ┴, ┬, ├, ─, ┼), latex produces the following error: Package ...
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How to protect Hindi character combination

I have been trying obtain exact characters using XeLaTeX in the following code: %!TEX TS-program = XeLaTeX \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setdefaultlanguage{...
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Adjust diacritic position in emph mode

I use the the additionnal letters ḧ, ĥ, and ḋ. With the CMU font in emph mode. So, with the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{CMU Serif} \begin{document} \...
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Looking for a package/method that can make “best-guess” (heuristic) accents onto a font that doesn't have latin-extended support

I have a lot of printed content using a particular font, and I'm trying to extend localisation with latin-extended-a charsets, but the font I'm using doesn't support it (It's a TTF - using fontspec ...
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Calligraphy font with latin-extende-a alphabet

I'm trying to write some name cards for table placements using a calligraphy font, but I needed latin-extended-a alphabet which has characters like ā, ņ, etc. Everything suitable for the style I want ...
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Special character in filename

I have many special characters in a filename e.g., ./CaMKII-8+PP1-32+L-125e-9+N-5+diff-0.1e-12.dat_processed.csv. I want to write this filename in a footnote. To make matter worse, this filename is ...
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Write Block character (with \char?)

I'm trying to write a code which exports a series of ten "block" characters. I refer to the character 219 in the ascii table. Imagine having such character instead of "a" in the following MWE. \...
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Using \catcode to define characters gets me wierd output and error messages

I am using the following code to redefine a breve in order to work with a particular truetype font I must use (Elegant Garamond) and the particular piece of code generates an error (but still works) ...
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Special Character/Accent Commands and Ligatures in Custom Encoding

I have a project I'm working on where I need to define a custom encoding, which I'm calling K7. My question is how I can get commands for special characters to work. In particular: \k{ } (ogonek) \TH ...
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How to write non-english characters in the math mode?

I'd like to have the Danish letter ø in my text. It's very simple when I mean plain text: {\o}. How can I achieve the same result in the math mode? If I add {\o} to my formulas, this character isn't ...
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Comment Package: Problem when using German Special Character “ß” (Similar to “ss”) [duplicate]

I am preparing a bilingual document and using the comment package to distinguish between the two languages. When I use the special character ß in a comment environment then I get an error message (...
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How does one get the character “§” to appear in the main document text? [duplicate]

How does one get the character "§" to appear in the main document text?
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Macro to auto-convert english quotes (“”) to french («»)

French quotes can easily be obtained using \og and \fg commands. Although this is perfectly fine, it's not very intuitive to use them when typing. Is there a way to make latex automatically ...
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How can I change the behavior of single letters in an environment?

I'm working with a Ktunaxa, a First Nations language that uses the symbols ȼ and ⱡ (and the uppercase equivalents Ȼ and Ⱡ, but not c or l. How can I create an enivronment that would change all c and ...
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Small-caps special character “ḫ”

I have been trying for some time to get the symbol "ḫ" to play nice with XeLaTeX. However, I'm now having trouble using it inside of a chapter title using the book class. Here's an MWE: \...
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Redefining special characters as macros

I'd like to redefine some special characters as macros. Essentially, I want to tell lualatex to execute some user-defined commands whenever encountering some special characters, such as á, ḿ, etc. ...
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special characters cannot show after changing font with lualatex

I was using the following preamble with lualatex. I have many sanskrit words using unconventional Roman script, such as ahaḿtattva, rúpa, tanmátra. \documentclass[12pt, b5paper]{book} \usepackage{...
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LuaLaTeX : passing test condition n~=3 to lua as macro parameter problem

I try to pass lua test condition as latex macro parameter and have a problem in case of ~= with the next error message. How to avoid that. ! LuaTeX error [\directlua]:1: invalid escape sequence ...
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Create Blank Space after special character at end of a word [duplicate]

I am writing part of a text where i need danish encoding/characters. The main language however is english. So i choose to add the special chars in textmode. I am facing now the problem that if a word ...
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Circumflex over Numeral with fontspec

For a music analysis paper I'm working on, I need to enter an arabic numeral with a circumflex over it to represent a musical scale degree. Normally, I can just use \^3, but as soon as I load the ...
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Turkish (İ) character inside code listings

I'm using listings package to put java code in my tex files. There are some Turkish characters in the code. So, I'm using the literate directive for them to appear correctly. Everything works fine ...
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How/Where to find such special symbol/character?

I am developing a mobile app. In this app, I need some special characters and symbols, e.g. θ, ʒ, ʃ, dʒ, t͡ʃ I have found all I need except one symbol. How can I write (or where can I find) a letter ...
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Determine hex unicode character code from raw character?

I found coloremoji which allows inserting apple's color emoji's into an uptex document. This library first extracts all emoji's as PDFs named according to their hex unicode character codes (e.g. 1F36E....
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Randomized drawing of individual glyphs

I was reading Knuth's "Mathematical Typography" (Bulletin of the American Mathematical Society 1(2):337-372) and the section "Randomization" called my attention. I quote most of it here. I'd like ...
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Inventing New Character for TeX

how can I invent a new symbol/character for TeX. For example, say I want to type the Tengwar letter ungwe (2 IV: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tengwar_alphabet.png), or any other symbol that I ...
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mathdesign compiles ß to SS

I'd like to use the package mathdesign, but it somehow makes problems with the german letter ß. My question is related to XeTeX: “ß” compiles as “SS”, German umlauts work but different because the ...
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Regular expression in table

I want to print a regular expression in table's column. For example: \begin{table}[position specifier] \begin{center} \begin{tabular}{ c | c } \hline comand & regex \\ ...
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XeTex - Times New Roman font for Romanian characters ș, ț, Ș and Ț

I have downloaded the Times New Roman font and put it into .local/fonts where it should be (my OS is Fedora 17 and I use TexLive 2012). It is recognized by LibreOffice and LyX. LibreOffice displays ...
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How to enter a Latin Capital Letter D With Hook (Ɗ)?

How can I insert a Latin Capital Letter D With Hook into a LaTeX formula? Ɗ
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Problems with copy and paste from PDF using lstlisting (Again)

So I had already posted a similar question concerning the minus sign (-), but now I have an issue with the apostrophe (') that the previous solutions do not seem to solve. This seems to be a problem ...
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Croatian/Serbian letters in CV problem

I'm using a currvita CV for something, but am unable to get Croatian/Serbian (I don't know how this will come out, but they are šŠđĐčČćĆžŽ). Haven't used LaTeX in a while but remember that in the ...