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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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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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How to print non-italic and bold Greek letters

How to write in math mode \upsilon and \omega same as on attached images? What font/package I need to include? Thank you!
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How can I use multiple math fonts?

I'm using mathdesign package. Most features including greek fonts are satisfactory, however its alphabet math fonts look ugly. amsfonts package has standard good-looking fonts but its greek fonts are ...
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Polytonic Greek in LaTeX with Arno: multiple diacritics on one letter

I am trying to paste in a text in Unicode polytonic Greek where there are multiple accents on a single character. As discussed in Multiple diacritics on one character, it is totally feasible to ...
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Every time I used {\textomega_0} the text after loses all the spaces after

I'm trying to add an omega with a sub scrip (omega null) and I used {\textomega_0} but it keeps giving me a result that looks like this Whereω0isthenaturalfrequency any ideas?
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Switching fonts automatically based on script, not just mixing alphabets in the same font

The following works with xelatex and produces the expected output: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{DejaVu Serif} %\setmainfont{GFS Porson} \begin{document} one two three ἑν ...
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Switching fonts automatically based on script [duplicate]

The following works with xelatex and produces the expected output: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{DejaVu Serif} %\setmainfont{GFS Porson} \begin{document} one two three ἑν ...
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How to write capital beta in Latex like in the beta distribution

What is the code for the capital beta sign in picture below?
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How to produce this Greek word with \textgreek

Here is a word I am trying to produce with textgreek: So far, I have \documentclass{book} \usepackage[LGR,T1]{fontenc} \newcommand{\textgreek}[1]{\begingroup\fontencoding{LGR}\selectfont#1\endgroup} \...
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How to get different mathematical Greek symbols psi and varphi? [duplicate]

How do I change from the first psi and varphi symbols to the second symbols on Overleaf ? Please see the picture. Which package or font will get me the second symbols ? Edit: on using \usepackage{...
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Problem with typesetting Persian, Greek, Hebrew

So, I am trying to write the following sample text, and when I type \begin{hebrew} נְשִימָה \end{hebrew}, all the rest of text goes all wrong. The same issue arises with Greek word. "لفظ (anima ...
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Is there a package that allows me to write Greek letters without anything else?

Just a package that allows me to write something like προσθαφαίρεσις without needing to do the annoying \pi \rho ...etc. Surely it should be supported - I imagine there are Greek and Russian (Cyrillic)...
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Greek letter in the notation for martingale problem

This is nothing but just a question about greek letters in the notation of III.1.9 in Jacod and Shirayeav (2003): In here, what is the letter ? and how can I write in LaTeX? It would be very ...
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Greek letter with two dots over in text mode

I want to write the Greek letter theta with two dots over it in text mode, but I haven't gotten it to work yet. I have both these packages: \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{textgreek} and I have ...
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Remove apostrophe from greek subfloat numbering

I run this: \documentclass{article} \RequirePackage[LGR,T1]{fontenc} \RequirePackage[english,greek]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \RequirePackage{alphabeta,csquotes} \usepackage{mwe} \usepackage{...
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What Font is This? Is It Possible to Replicate Using \textgreek and PDFlatex?

In my various projects, I occasionally encounter some Greek that I would like to typeset as close to the original as possible. For example, I have tried to mimic this using \textgreek. Consider the ...
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I can finally get non-bold sans serif Greek, but is there another way?

I am trying to make a package that fully implements ISO 80000-2 notation recommendations for use in a physics book I am planning to write. These recommendations call for sans serif letters to ...
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Enter some greek words in latin text with latin keyboard

I need to enter a few greek words (i.e., with greek letters) in a text set in latin letters, using a latin keyboard. I wonder whether my choice of the bgreek package is the recommended way nowadays, ...
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Formulas, Latin with Umlauts, Ancient Greek - Font Recommendations

I am currently trying to standerdize all my assignments. So I am looking for a font that is suitable for math formulas and the latin alphabet with diacritics, but also ancient greek (so the polytonic ...
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