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greek is about the proper displaying of greek letters and the greek language in general using (La)TeX

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Upright and Bold Greek/Latin, sometimes

I'd like to have a macro that lets me say something like \vector{lambda} and get an upright and bold lambda. I would like to say something like \matrix{Lambda} to get a capital, upright, and bold ...
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Fix Kerning Internal to a Unicode Character

Is there any way to drill down into the code that defines, for example, Ἄ to fix the kerning of the diacritics? It's worse in ebgaramond; it's not very much better in computer modern. \documentclass{...
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Phoenician alphabet

Can I use the phoenician alphabet on latex? If yes How? I didn't find it on the internet.
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Cannot convert Greek lowercase to uppercase without accents in LuaLaTeX. How can I?

Please consider the following LuaLaTeX compilable code. It supposes to convert a sentence written in lowercase Greek to UPPERCASE, but with no accents. It converts to uppercase but the accents are ...
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Something is going wrong with the greek "o" letter, Babel and making uppercase. How can I fix it?

Please consider the following PdfLatex compilable code, which just converts a sentence in Greek from lowercase to uppercase letters with two ways, the traditional one and a new one (see link). But if ...
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Minitoc on Koma-script (scrbook) class with greek language

I'm making a book with the koma-script (scrbook) class and I need to add a minitoc at the start of every part and chapter. I found a solution with this post, however it doesn't work with the greek ...
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italic identifiers with Greek letters and Arabic digits with unicode-math

We try to produce an identifier 𝜎1 in math mode, i.e., both symbols should be italics or slanted and the distance between the two symbols should be a usual inter-letter distance in a word. In [pdf]...
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Updated way of including latin and greek languages?

I have had the following code in my custom classes to handle latin and greek: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setotherlanguage[variant=classic]{latin} \newfontfamily\latinfont[Script=...
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Can't display Δ in a lstinputlisting: LaTeX Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence (�\lst@FillFixed@)

I have an external JSON-File that contains the character Δ. A document can be built but I get the error: LaTeX Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence (�\lst@FillFixed@). As it's external I am using: \...
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Hyphenation Ancient Greek

I am trying to hyphenate some texts in Ancient Greek in order to count the number of unique syllables (so I want to have every word forcefully hyphenated). I have read that hyphenation patterns in ...
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Cannot solve an issue with Xelatex polyglossia and greek

I have issues typesetting greek. Here is a minimal code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{polyglossia} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{fonts/Times New Roman.ttf} \...
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Does Latex support calligraphic Greek letters?

I know we have \mathcal for calligraphic Latin letters. But it does not work for Greek letters. For example, if I add \mathcal before a Greek letter, say \mathcal\Beta, the output is the same as the ...
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How to print all Greek and Copitc Unicode with LaTeX?

Take a look at the picture below: Just what I'm going to use Greek alphabet! PDF link: https://unicode.org/charts/PDF/U0370.pdf
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How to achieve uppercase Digamma in LaTeX

For example, what I want to use is the \Digmma symbol But LaTeX does not have this symbol, Hope you can make it happen, that is Ϝ This symbol! Take a look at the picture below: That's right, this is ...
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Error with creating a table of symbols showing units for greek and roman

Im writing a Dissertation and am having problem compiling my table of symbols. I´m using the example provided from How to make a custom list of symbols with separated greek and roman symbols? and have ...
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Writing Solution environment in Greek [duplicate]

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsthm,amssymb} \author{Athanasios Paraskevopoulos} \date{December 2022} \title{ODE} \newenvironment{solution} {\renewcommand\qedsymbol{$\blacksquare$}\begin{...
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\Tau causes an error

I use https://oeis.org/wiki/List_of_LaTeX_mathematical_symbols for symbols. It normally works. but when i want to use \Tau (or any greek symbols whose code starts with a capital for that matter) I get ...
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How to render greek characters in japanese (luatexja) document

I have a document in Japanese (with the luatexja package), but I need to render a sentence in Greek halfway down (actually a lot of languages, but Greek is currently the only one giving issues). This ...
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How to write a section in modern greek language?

For the purposes of my thesis I need to write the abstract in greek and the rest of the text in english. I know there are several answers to this question but I am rather confused. Below you can find ...
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polyglossia + manyfoot + alltt = error message

I'm trying to use perpage footnotes with the manyfoot package. I'd also like to hyphenate polytonic Greek text using the polyglossia package. But with this code, I'm getting an error: \documentclass[...
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Is there any analogue of mathcal which also works with Greek letters?

I have noticed that the font category mathcal does not work with Greek letters as inputs, probably because nobody has created any sort of "calligraphic Greek font family". Is there any sort ...
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Using the Greek letters koppa, stigma, sampi, digamma, heta, san in CM font

I want to be able to use the Greek letters stigma Ϛ ϛ, koppa Ϙ ϙ Ϟ ϟ, sampi Ͳ ͳ Ϡ ϡ, digamma Ϝ ϝ Ͷ ͷ, heta Ͱ ͱ, san Ϻ ϻ, in Computer Modern font, so that they would look like the other Greek letters ...
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moderncv - Set email and social in latin text

My CV is in greek but I would like the LinkedIn and email to show up in latin text. \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,roman]{moderncv} \moderncvtheme[blue]{classic} \usepackage[LGR, T1]{fontenc} \...
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Using different encodings at the same time

I need to write a letter which looks like the small greek epsilon but in large (like a capital). I found on page 17 of this document the possibility of using \m{E} for it, which comes close enough. ...
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Greek booktitle in bibtex [closed]

I have .bib files going back 30+ years, so still use Bibtex and the "traditional" commands for accented letters (e.g., \'{e} and so on). I have tried Biber etc. and find it (a) a great deal ...
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How to put a comma on top of a greek letter?

\documentclass[a4paper,onesided,12pt]{report} \usepackage{fbe_tez} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \renewcommand{\labelenumi}{(\roman{enumi})} \usepackage{amsmath, amsthm, amssymb} \usepackage[bottom]{...
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Spaces missing in Greek text in listings

I have the following xelatex document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[cm-default]{fontspec} \setromanfont{FreeSerif} \setsansfont{FreeSans} \setmonofont{FreeMono} \setmainfont{FreeSans} \...
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Greek Language Issue

I am writing my master's degree thesis in English. Although, I have to include abstract in Greek and I would like also to include it at the table of contents. Below the main code of tex is portrayed. ...
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Capital Greek letters always bold

I'm using a classicthesis template. When I change the font to lmodern, capital greek letters in the math mode become bold. Is there a way to avoid this bug? In principle, I want to use the standard cm ...
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How to create slashed greek letter \iota in text and math (equations) environment?

How to create slashed greek letter $\iota$? Which is often used as $\iota / 2\pi$? I want it used in text and math (equations) environment. I found close solution with using package cancel. However, ...
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Using \hat on greek letters in equation environment results in blank space

Using \hat on Greek letters in the equation environment results in a blank space. The code I'm using is: \begin{equation} \begin{aligned} \hat{\rho}_{non lin} = \frac{1}{2} \mathbf{ \hat{P}\cdot\hat{E}...
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Greek letter in text, in courier font

I am able to display the Greek letter θ (the only one I am interested in) in text mode, thanks to \usepackage[euler]{textgreek}. I just copy and paste θ into my text, and it looks fine. Now I want it ...
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Insert specific form of tau

I want to insert this specific tau in my paper . But with the usual tau symbol, I am getting this tau,. Wth the upgreek package, I am getting this, . Therefore I am asking for your guidance about the ...
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What are the fonts that support greek language?

I am typing a document which uses both english and greek language.However when I attempt to change the font of my document In the case of many fonts that I have tried the change affects only english ...
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Greek directly in math mode XeLaTeX instead of PdfLatex

This piece of code \documentclass{article} \usepackage{alphabeta} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} $α+β+γ=\alpha+\beta+\gamma$ \end{document} works perfectly in MiKTeX-TeXworks provided ...
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Use greek in newcommand, LaTeX

I have problems with inserting the characters of the Greek alphabet in the source code. I like to use Greek also in mathematical formulas, but as you can see from the photo when you finish the ...
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How can I (re-)define language-specific commands (XeTeX, polyglossia)?

When I first wrote a very large document with pdfTeX and babel, I defined two commands for (ancient) Greek only: Linebreak is allowed after \,: \addto\extrasgreek{% \RenewDocumentCommand\,{}{\...
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Who can write a package to call for upright Greek lowercase letters compatible with the computer modern italic ones? [closed]

Update Now some volunteer contacts me and the project begins. Thanks go to all the readers. Sometimes we need to call for upright Greek lowercase letters compatible with the computer modern italic ...
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blackboard-bold/double-struck capital greek letters

I am trying to show blackboard bold capital greek letters in a document. Font is standard serif font. Math is straight not italic. I made countless attempts based on SE solutions, to no avail. Here is ...
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Sans-serif Uppercase Greek no-longer showing in acmart

I have a document (in the acmart class) that is supposed to write a sans-serif Gamma: \documentclass{acmart} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \sbox0{$\mathsf{\Gamma}$} {\tracingall\scrollmode\...
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How to combine fonts with luaotfload?

Consider this MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \directlua{luaotfload.add_fallback("noto_fallback", { "NotoSerif:mode=base;color=FF8800;", })} \setmainfont{...
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What font combination produces these math symbols?

I have an article that is in press but the editorial has messed up all the symbols in figures (symbols used are not the same as in the LaTeX main document). I would like to know if I can find out what ...
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Using XeLatex and Polyglossia package with Greek as default Language I need to replace in lists the 6th item from Stigma to SigmaTau (στ). How Can I?

I need the number of the sixth list element to be (στ)
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What is the most up-to-date indicated/suggested way to typeset Greek?

I typically type on an English keyboard, but I use a Greek keyboard when it comes to typing Greek characters. I have my personal workaround through the pdfLaTeX engine, but as LaTeX evolves it seems (...
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Using Gentium Plus glyphs in XeLaTex

I am trying to type PUA characters (such as omicron with perispomeni) using the Gentium Plus font on macOS. I have tried setting Gentium Plus as the font for Greek using babel and fontspec but it ...
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What is \varpi? [duplicate]

I came across the symbol \varpi in a paper and had no idea how to pronounce it or even what alphabet it's from (I'm guessing Greek since it looks like lowercase omega). Does anyone know how to ...
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How do I write this equation?

I am trying to write some Greek text in PDF, but the first word of the equation is incomprehensible to me.
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Changing a greek letter control sequence

I have a TeX document with many occurrences of a Greek letter, say \kappa. Is there a command to change all \kappas to another letter, say \omega all at once, without changing each \kappa to \omega ...
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Better Distinguish Greek \Sigma and math \sum?

I need to use both \Sigma and \sum in an article, and realize they are so close (except for their size) that they can be confusing for the reader. I have looked at alternatives for \Sigma ideally, or ...
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Greek characters not shown in pdf file!

I have a huge problem, I don't know what happened but suddenly Greek characters are not shown in the PDF file after the compilation! I even did copy-paste in old TeX codes that worked fine and now ...
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