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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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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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Incorrect index generation when used with babel [greek]

I am trying to index a document with several greek phrases. Using babel and \textgreek all went well ... until I got to the index. All entries from the \frontmatter (with roman page numbers) get lost. ...
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problem with bibliography concerning online refferrences

I have the following code in Latex: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,two side]{book} \usepackage[a4paper,width=160mm,top=5mm,bottom=60mm,bindingoffset=6mm]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Writing in Greek, but can't copy Greek?

So, I have a file in Gree, with some English letters. Everything works fine, no syntactic errors or anything. When I go into the PDF to copy from it or search for something, it never returns my query. ...
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How to add greek and cyrillic alphabets to a latin-written document?

I'm writing my essay in the latin alphabet (in latin and italian), but when I try to write some words from ancient or foreign languages it just appears blank. How can I solve that? I tried to add the ...
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Greek letter mu smaller than Latin characters in text and siunitx when using Noto font

As per the title, when using the noto package to change the default font to Noto Sans I've noticed that the Greek letter mu inserted by siunitx doesn't match the font size of the regular text. The ...
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Combine smallcaps in frame title, math upright + greek text

I am desperately trying to get three things working in Beamer: Have the frame title displayed in smallcaps. Have math formulas displayed upright. Print greek text with diacritics. The first two ...
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Error message received when typing a strict subset of the Greek alphabet. Why?

My goal is to use Unicode to type Greek letters in LaTeX. Some letters (i.e. α) work fine, but others (i.e. o) give the error LaTeX Error: Command \textomicron unavailable in encoding OT1. What is so ...
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A conditional macro that distinguishes the alphabet from the others

I am trying to make a macro in the form \eqrel{}{}{} such that it gives #1 \quad #2 \quad #3 if #2 is either an English or Greek letter, and #1 #2 #3 otherwise. My code: \documentclass{article} \...
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Problem with lowercase Greek letters

I'm having a problem writing a cover page for a book in Greek. The lowercase Greek letters doesn’t appear. I'm using the packages: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{textgreek} \...
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Using Chalkduster font in XeLaTeX correctly

I'm trying to use the Chalkduster font by adding in my preamble: \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \setmainfont[Mapping=tex-text]{Chalkduster} \usepackage[defaultmathsizes]{mathastext} After that, when ...
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Use an OTF font for Greek text with pdfLaTeX

I use (for several reasons) pdfLaTeX for compiling and URW Palladio as main font for the document, via the mathpazo package. Additionally, I want to include a small quote in Ancient Greek. Hence the ...
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The Greek letters in my document are appearing as semicolons. Why?

Using a solution provided by @egreg, I am experiencing some strange output when using the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[greek,english]{babel} \usepackage{...
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What is the fastest way to type greek letters in TeXStudio?

The question is in the title. I am using TeXStudio for years now, and I find myself typing greek letters a lot (since I am a science student). What is the fastest way to do so, except start typing \...
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Greek symbols in glossaries with fontspec and lmodern

I created a list of symbols and a list of abbreviations with glossaries-extra in which both symbols and abbreviations are typeset with bold font. Further, I'd like to use abbreviations and symbols ...
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greek lowercase letter not italic in math mode

I don't know why but my greek letter eta refuses to become italic. Any ideas? Here is a minimal example: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[a4paper,width=150mm,top=25mm,bottom=25mm,...
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list of symbols - separating greek letters

I am using a template which includes a list of symbols based on the glossaries package. The package is called as follows: \RequirePackage[nonumberlist,acronym,symbols,shortcuts,toc,translate=babel]{...
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when I insert \latintext everything gets messy

I am a novice in Latex and I write in Greek language a report. In the report I want to write a couple of terms in english so I use the command \latintext{} but then after that command everything gets ...
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Problem with lowercase Greek fonts in beamer

I am writing a beamer presentation language being Greek. The uppercase Greek fonts appear, the lowercase do not. I am working in xelatex. \documentclass[xelatex]{beamer} \usepackage{xgreek} \...
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How do I prevent the numerator of my fractions not exceed the height of the summation signs?

I used the technique presented by @Qrrbrbirlbel at making a big summation sign to make my summation symbols big enough. \documentclass[11pt,oneside,openany]{book} \usepackage[a4paper, left=1.5cm, ...
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How to remove diacritics from uppercase greek in TOC and headings?

The solution to this problem partially solves the issue, but uppercase greek words are still appearing with diacritics in the table of contents. Is there any other way around this? \documentclass{...
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Lualatex unicode input of greek symbols

I am looking to input greek characters directly in the tex file. I could do this with pdflatex, but I cannot find a way to do this in lualatex. I really don't want to type \greek{greeksymbol} for ...
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Make \mathrm produce upright greek

I need to distinguish between italic and upright greek letters. I use the alphabeta package for that. This allows me to write e.g. an upright \mu in mathmode by typing $\text\mu$. Can I extend this in ...
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Bold, Upright and Beautiful epsilon

I was searching for upright, bold, and beautiful epsilon (or other) in math mode as shown here, but can't find it. I can do the right hand side of equation using \symbf but when used it with epsilon, ...
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I want to print inverted delta in LaTex [duplicate]

Inverted delta for representing gradient how to do that? i didnt find a command I know to print using \delta but cant represent gradient.

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