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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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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character α (U+03B1)

I try running Texmaker on a new pc and I get multiple errors when trying to use greek letters. I use the same packages as my old pc which worked fine but now I get these errors. \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Is this symbol a ξ(\xi) or ζ(\zeta)? What is the latex of this symbol?

I am learning this post, and this is the first equation on that post. I cannot tell it is a ξ (\xi) or ζ (\zeta). Which one it is, how to render this symbol? (if I need to split the following to a ...
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How to include Greek characters in document using inputenc on MikTex

I want to create a document that includes Greek letters using \[utf8]inputenc, and so far my attempts to do that have failed. My question is how to do that? I recently switched from using Latex on ...
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Greek symbol fonts in latex

I'm an engineering student currently working on the thesis. I'm using the math font package newtxmath, which generates the greek letter \nu as: while the symbol font I want is: I have been trying so ...
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Sorting of Greek letters using \index with texindy

MWE \documentclass[]{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{lmodern} \usepackage{color} \usepackage[svgnames,dvipsnames]{xcolor} \usepackage{multicol} \usepackage{...
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Clarifications about using Greek

This helps, but not entirely. https://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/69901/how-to-typeset-greek-letters Package greek-fontenc Error: character �\GenericError {(inputenc) }{Package inputenc ...
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Summation index x in (set inclusion) big chi [duplicate]

I am trying to write \sum_{x \in \Chi, y \in \Upsilon} to denote a summation whose index is with small x in big Chi, and small y in big Upsilon (summation over all possible values of two discrete ...
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Greek in Latex malfunctioning, again

\documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside]{memoir} \usepackage[T1,T2A,LGR]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}\usepackage[polutonikogreek,latin,english,german,french,dutch,italian,spanish,russian]{babel} \...
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Different versions of \theta

When I try to write \theta, the displayed symbol is different from the usual symbol (as shown in figure). It is not closed, rather looks more like \vartheta. How can I get the closed theta symbol? ...
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Upside down reversion for a Greek letter

How do I type in LaTeX a Greek letter, say \Omega reflected along baseline? I might have included a picture for what I mean but it should be clear anyway. If not clear: I want to type a Greek letter ...
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Converting Latin characters to Greek

Is there a package or simple method to generate Greek characters from their Roman counterparts? Like, for instance: \greek{a} would generate \alpha \greek{b} would generate \beta \greek{B} would ...
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What Greek Letter is this? [image] [duplicate]

I don't see it on here: https://www.overleaf.com/learn/latex/List_of_Greek_letters_and_math_symbols Edit: Body must be at least 30 characters
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Customizing in-text citations to appear in the correct language

I'm using Overleaf to create my Master's dissertation. It's been a wild few days, learning about latex, since it's ruthless to beginners. One problem I have yet to solve after countless hours looking,...
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problem with Greek after an update

I 'm writing a book in Greek. The code is this: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt,twoside]{book} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{kerkis} \begin{document} ...
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About the greek style

I like this type of style for greek letter (the red part in the picture), can anybody tell me how to realize in latex and which package is necessary, Thanks in advance!!!
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Use a greek personal font as a second font, the first one is the classic tex one [duplicate]

I need to write a tex file in french. But in this tex file, there will be also many characters in greek and I want to use a personal font for these ones. How could I do ?
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Extra unwanted gap in the sub-caption label

I was trying to put two images one next to the other, and then I noticed there was a big gap between the letters of the subcaptions inside the parenthesis(?)! Any idea how this can be avoided? \...
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Strange character at appendix numbering

I am writing my thesis in latex and added an appendix at the end of the document. The language of the document is in greek by: \usepackage[english, greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \...
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latex command \greekbm

I have a problem when compiling a latex file: undefined control sequence \greekbm in a eqaution $$\greekbm{\tau}= Mgr$$. Does anyone know this command \greekbm and how to solve it? best wishes, ...
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classicthesis / A Classic Thesis Style

I am trying to use the following LaTeX style that can be seen here classicthesis / A Classic Thesis Style However, I need to configure to accept the Greek language. I followed the instructions I ...
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What LGR-encoded Greek fonts are available?

How many and what are the Greek fonts used (without using fontspec) with pdflatex + option italian babel? For example, I use greek.ancient typing with the latin charaters. See this MWE: \...
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Sho, greek letter

I wanted to print the greek letter sho (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sho_(letter)), but I have noticed that it is not in the default package. Does anyone know if there is a package for this letter? ...
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How to change a single symbol of otf font in pdflatex

I'm using a .otf font with pdflatex. The default symbol for the greek letter beta is which I'm not a fan of. Looking through the otf file, I found another beta symbol that I'd like to use as the ...
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Greek Letters without Bold

While using Greek symbols within a math environment, such as an equation, they are normally printed as bold. However, I would like it to be printed without bold. There are many questions asking how to ...
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Upper and lower indices postponed

I have a question regarding upper and lower indices. If I write something like $A = \hat{\tau}^1_2$ the upper and lower indices are postponed in such a way that the lower index is a bit more left ...
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Typing greek symbols [duplicate]

How to type theta as shown below? Hope image is clear
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Hyphenation for transliterated Greek

Is there a hyphenation package available for Greek text transliterated into the Roman alphabet? I'm creating a document that contains many (i.e. several hundred) Greek place names, which are ...
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Section/Subsection naming in Greek

I would like to replace the words "Secon" and "SubSecon" with something in Greek. Also i would like to have the Table of contents showing everything correctly. Here is my code: \documentclass{article}...
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Greek font maths only

I want to use \usepackage[charter,greeklowercase=upright]{mathdesign} for Greek letters in maths environments only, keeping Roman Modern for all the rest. How can I do it?
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Change Chapter/Section styles

What i would like to achieve is this: Chapter 1. Introduction Section 1.1 Name of the section 1.1 Section 1.2 Name of the section 1.2 ... Also i would like to change Chapter and Section "names" ...
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A whole list of math fonts for greek letters in latex?

Different people like different styles, and so it maybe useful to list all the math fonts for greek letters latex. So far as I know, there are some math fonts for greek letters as follows for which ...
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How do I produce this Greek letter koppa: Ϟ in pdfLaTeX?

I have been trying to typeset the character GREEK LETTER KOPPA. It has not been working. I know the Unicode number (U+03DE), and tried the command ^^3de and ^^3DE. Neither worked. I also tried \char ...
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How to write capital alpha?

Unfortunately, the command \Alpha does not produce capital version of \alpha (as one might expect in analogy with how, say, \Pi produces capital \pi). It so happens that the capital alpha looks rather ...
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bold in theorem

I'd like to know why the "Theorem", "Lemma", etc are not in bold in my text. The code is \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \...
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Export Greek font (italic, upright, bold) from 'newtxmath' package with libertine option

Is there a way to export just a single symbol from the font used by newtxmath with libertine option? Being be more specific, I would need both the italic and the upright Greek letters (in bold too) ...
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Typing Greek name with accent without unicode

How to write "Apollonius" in ancient greek in LaTeX without solutions based on unicode? I do not know the exact situation, as I was indirectly asked about this. Some user can not (or want not?) to ...
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\usepackage[slantedGreek]{newtxmath}: \mathsf{\upOmega} won't render

Feeding \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage[slantedGreek]{newtxmath} \begin{document} \(\mathsf{\upOmega}\) \end{document} to any of [ps|pdf|lua|xe]latex results in a dot ...
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Warnings in hyperref in association with the combination of English and Greek language

In a previous post, I had problems with hyperref. With the MWE that was given, my problem was solved. But when I tried to combine both English and Greek languages I faced the warning Token not allowed ...
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Bekkeriana greek Typeface for LaTex

Anyone knows how to use "Bekkeriana" greek typeface?
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How to write in greek with xelatex polyglossia

I'm using TeXshop on Mac. I'm writing an article in french using Xelatex and I need to type some sentences in ancient greek, so i tried : \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} ...
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Arabic and greek inline text in russian document pdflatex

I'm quite new to Latex. Maybe this can be easily solved, but I could not find the solution. I'm trying to make document in Russian language with Arabic and Greek inline text in pdflatex. But it keeps ...
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LyX 2.3.1 / MiKTeX / Windows 10 does not see was and upgreek packages

I'm trying to enter upright Greek letters into my equations using the upgreek package (which in turn is part of was – see here). I'm using LyX 2.3.1 on Windows 10 with MiKTeX 2.9. I installed ...
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How can I get Greek bold letters?

I like to wrap linear algebra (matrices/vectors) with \mathbf{}. However, this doesn't appear to work with Greek letters (and who knows what else?). Is there a fix for this? I'm open to a range of ...
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fontspec breaks capital greek letters in DeclareMathOperator

Using fontspec together with amsmath breaks the use of capital greek letters in \DeclareMathOperator. Instead, the greek letter just is omitted. Here is a minimal working example: %! TEX program = ...
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Use Utopia greeks with unicode-math

Is there a way to use TeX Gyre Pagella Math as the math font in a LaTeX document and substitute Utopia greeks? I knew how to get a mix of Palatino and Utopia with the pdftex engine by appropriately ...
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How to make Greek-containing tokens in minted, without XeTeX or LuaTeX?

I would like to use mixed Latin/Greek tokens (variable names) like helloδ in minted. To stay compatible with arXiv I cannot use XeTeX or LuaTeX. Outside of minted, working with textgreek is my ...
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Warnings in hyperref

I am struggling to use links inside my text using \usepackage{hyperref} but after the compile I take a tone of warnings. Could you help please? Have a look at my code. \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{...
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Greek alphabet not displayed correctly in tikzpicture mode

I'm using the package TikZ to make a timeline with arrows and text pointing to certain ticks. (\begin{tikzpicture}...) The text I have inside the \addmilestone{...} environment contains the Greek ...
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dialog problem with Greek characters [closed]

Good morning! I 'm trying to make a dialog environment using the code: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{dialogue} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \...
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How to prevent the loss of a Greek Unicode character when converting to ODT using tex4ht

To convert from XeLaTeX source to .odt/.docx, I am using the solution provided by Michal Hoftich. (See there for MWE and the solution by @michal.h21.) That setup works great for converting Unicode, ...