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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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Combining French and Greek Babel does not work in dvilualatex

For some reason, there is an error when trying to use French and Greek Babel support with dvilualatex. Try running the following, and it will work fine with dvilualatex+dvips/dvipdfmx: \...
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Greek handwriting font with math and (optional) TikZ support

I have been searching for several days for a handwriting font in LaTeX which is capable of: supporting greek language - either babel+inputenc or babel+utf8 or any possible combination; supporting ...
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Name of latex font using in the document (see picture) [duplicate]

What is the name of the font used in this latex document? And how can I have the same type of greek symbols? Thanks a lot !
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Upright Greek letters in textmode and default font

I want to produce a few upright Greek letters in the latex default font. I would use math mode for this purpose, however, it only displays Greek letters in italics. Since I am already using xelatex, I ...
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Index entries and ancient Greek language

I'm using the package polyglossia and I'm building the index with imakeidx. One index, which contains greek words, does not follow the correct alphabetical order. How could I do to get a correct ...
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LuaLaTeX: Greek letters sometimes have incorrect size

Preface I tried searching for questions about this problem, haven't found anything, maybe partly because I have no idea what's causing it. My assumption is it's a bug but I may be wrong. Also, I ...
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Trouble when using Greek characters in \part and \chapter: Capitalization does not work

I am setting up a document for PhD thesis in Greek and I have troubles when I am typing Greek characters in \section{}, \part{}, \chapter{}. When it compiles the section turns out fine although I get ...
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Error with math accent in mathmode

I have a problem with the formula: F_q=\frac{Q_1 \cdot Q_2}{\epsilon \cdot 4\pi \cdot r^2}\\ \epsilon = \epsilon_0 + \epsilon_{\text{r}} \\ \epsilon_0 : Elektrische Feldkkonstante\\ \epsilon_r : ...
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Some characters like ϕ not getting compiled to pdf

I have been struggling to show the character 'ϕ' to show up in my compiled PDF. It happens with some greek letters, but some get compiled. Is there any specific font family or package to use to help ...
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Greek aspiration marks in mathmode

I want to write in math-mode greek letters with aspiration marks. I've found the list of accents in math-mode here, but this list doesn't contain aspiration marks (like, for example, in this letter: ἁ,...
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compile/interpret matlab code with one single greek character with matlab prettifier

I use the matlab prettifier package with the matlab editor option to compile a file containing matlab code in LaTeX. Question: is it possible to somehow insert a LaTeX-like command for a single ...
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Barred Greek letter Upsilon and Z in latex

I need to have a barred Upsilon in math equation ($\boldsymbol\Upsilon$) in latex. How can write it? Moreover, I need the barred $\boldsymbol{Z}$ to use in math equation. Thanks.
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How do I write Greek in LaTeX on a Mac?

I have this: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[greek,english]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} \begin{document} Hello \textgreek{κόσμος}. \end{document} ...
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How to change an english LaTeX template to accept greek main text?

New to LaTeX here. My goal is to write a thesis in greek. If possible, I would prefer an answer which uses polyglossia package instead of babel. I have made a simple test document using the former ...
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Using (something very like) the standard symbol font Greek letters to set a bit of classical Greek?

In the context of a logic book, set using LaTeX/pdftex in Computer Modern, I'm using Greek letters from the standard math symbol alphabet as symbols. But on a few occasions I want to typeset an ...
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Problem with bold greek using MastersDoctoralThesis class in LaTeX

If using Doctoral Thesis Latex template (source https://www.latextemplates.com/template/masters-doctoral-thesis) I've found out that using bold greek in math mode produces wrong symbols (e.g. $\mathbf{...
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Why does \alpha (outside of math mode) create a double quote?

I am not an experienced TeX user, so maybe this is obvious, but searching did not yield me anything. I wanted to write a lowercase greek alpha, so I used the \alpha command, at first outside of math ...
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Code in latex for document of non latin alphabet

I need to include a code in a document written in greek. I found the command to include the code as it is written, but the letters appear with the greek alphabet in the compiled version. Does anybody ...
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How to temporarily replace Latin characters with Greek

Often I am typing equations with many Greek characters in them, and it becomes cumbersome to type out the commands for them all. I would like to make a command or environment that replaces Latin ...
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Inserting uppercase greek directly into mathmode with fontspec

This solution for inserting lowercase greek directly in mathmode works just fine for me. However I have not yet been able to use the same trick for uppercase letters. What went wrong? Here is a ...
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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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