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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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biblatex: change the \finalnamedelim for a single entry

A user has a single bib entry in Greek (all the rest are in English) and wants the finalnamedelim to be "και" instead of "and" for just that entry in the References. Citation is ...
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Can you suggest me a Greek font that has the same (or very similar) text glyphs with the Latin characters of Concrete font?

Please see the next MWE: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[a4paper, total={180mm,257mm},left=15mm,top=20mm]{geometry} \usepackage{concrete} \usepackage[T1,LGR]{fontenc} \usepackage[greek]{...
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Bookmarks: \Part and \textgreek with dgruyter.sty

I am finalizing a book using XeLaTeX and the dgruyter.sty package (I cannot share it). Everything is ready except for the bookmarks, which are behaving oddly in their output in two cases: When I use ...
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Code shows in Greek letters

I have been trying to insert an Octave function in my paper but when I build the pdf the letters are all turned into greek.(The rest of the paper is written in greek). What is even weirder is that ...
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How to apply Sans Serif to all text and math

I spent a lot of effort recently to apply sans-serif font to my text and math as well. I always have at least one of the problems: Units are not displayed in the same font family as text. Greek ...
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Does a cursive script math font exist for uppercase Greek letters?

In LaTeX within Overleaf (Tex Live version 2022), I am using primarily \mathrsfso{} (in KaTeX I use \mathscr) to get a cursive script uppercase letter math font. These are often used in mathematics ...
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LuaLaTeX sans serif math font unicode greek

I know there are a lot of posts about this here on tex.stackexchange but all I can find are pretty old (almost ~ 5-10 years old by now) and I'm not sure if they still apply. So is there a way to use a ...
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fontspec breaks capital greek letters redefinition

I am unable to redefine uppercase math symbols when using the fontspec package. Here is a minimal working example: \documentclass[ngerman]{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} \let\psi\alpha %...
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gfsporson problem: Greek text not being displayed in XeLaTeX

I've been working on an article in English, Arabic, Hebrew, and Greek. I've had to switch from pdfLaTeX over the weekend as I realised that Biblatex doesn't work with utf8, so I switched to XeLaTeX. ...
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How to Type a Scaled Greek Letter to Fit an Arched Page of a Tikzpicture

MWE (compiles with XeLaTeX): \documentclass{tufte-book} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{PrussianBlue}{cmyk}{1,.41,0,.67} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage{scalerel,scalefnt} \usepackage[LGR,T1]{...
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How can I input a Greek letter in LaTeX like this?

How can I input a Greek letter in LaTeX like this picture? I tried using \psi, \Psi, and \varPsi in math mode and text mode, as well as psiup and uppsi in /fonts/pxfonts, but it doesn't work. I also ...
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How to Produce All of the Greek Diacritics Seen Here?

I am trying to replicate (as closely as possible) the following Greek (with diacritics): I am using the \textgreek command: \documentclass[12pt]{book} \usepackage[LGR,T1]{fontenc} \newcommand{\...
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Greek typewriter characters with \symtt (or \mathtt)

I want to have Greek typewriter characters in math mode, using unicode-math. I use a font having Greek characters: \setmonofont{NewCMMono10}[ Extension = .otf, UprightFont = *...
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How to keep the original phi command with another name?

Since I don't usually use the "original" phi I have the following code in my preamble: \renewcommand{\phi}{\varphi} However, I'm now in a situation where I really need the "original&...
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moderncv and Greek babel problem

I am working on overleaf and I have an issue when using moderncv and greek using the babel package. The following code shows the problem. I compile with pdfLaTeX. If I uncomment any of the mobile, ...
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How to use kaobook template with greek language and XeLaTeX?

TL;DR How can I compile kaobook template with greek language using XeLaTeX? I have been trying to compile kaobook with XeLaTeX for a book in greek language without success. The template uses ...
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How can I arrange it so that I can use Greek characters directly in my LaTeX sources?

Support for non-ASCII characters has come a long way since the 1980s, and today we are accustomed, as users of computing devices, to be able to insert arbitrary Unicode characters via differing ...
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Greek letter inside a listings environment [duplicate]

I have some Greek letters in my Python script that I'd like to typeset with a listings environment. I use the FiraCode font that seems to support Greek letters. But the Greek letters sometimes do not ...
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LuaLaTeX does not print italic greek letters (\setmainfont{EB Garamond}) [closed]

Since a few days LuaLaTex does not print any italic greek letters into the PDF when using the font EB Garamond as the main font. \documentclass[a5paper]{wut} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage{...
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Writing μ (mu) in the text mode using Latin Modern Roman font

Is there a way to write the literal μ character using the Latin Modern Roman font or another font with the same font aesthetics/characteristics? The following gets me this error {C:/Users/Diaa/...
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How to remove errors like Undefined control sequence. $\upalpha, Undefined control sequence. $\upalpha$-fe$\less$sub$\greater etc

My code was running smoothly, but suddenly this error popped up, and my PDF file wouldn't load. Please help. I usually write the text in an online editor and then paste it onto the latex file. My code:...
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how to output the τεχνική symbol

When I am using this code to compile: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} τεχνική \end{document} when I am using this command to compile the document: xelatex demo.tex the pdf did not output ...
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How to write subindex with subset in greek letters

I'm having a hard time to write a "a vector of parameters with subindex". Here is what I have: $\underset{\sim}{\hat{\theta}_0}$ %or $\underset{\sim}{\hat{\theta_0}}$ %or $\underset{\sim}{\...
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Get upright bold for Greeks

I use lgreek package for inserting Greek letter, there is a minimal working example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage{babel} \usepackage{lgreek} \begin{document} \...
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How to change greek letters in MathPTMX package to default font?

I really like the greek letters of the default LaTeX font but I want the rest of the characters to be in Times New Roman using the Mathptmx font. I find the greek letters of the mathptmx package ...
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Add greek letter in column header kable and add %-sign in rowname

I had some questions when making a table using kable in Rmarkdown. My output has to be a pdf document, so my header is the following: output: pdf_document: latex_engine: xelatex ...
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How can I get the English words in this mostly-Greek document not to render in Greek characters?

I'm trying to set a book in polytonic Greek with English sprinkled here and there throughout, but for some reason, when I try to switch to English, the characters stay Greek. Here's a MWE: \...
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how can I fix this interaction of the dialogue package and the textgreek package?

I'm trying to use the dialogue package and the textgreek package together, and something is going wrong. I'll confess I'm not super-familiar with either package, so it may be something obvious that I'...
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Title over multicolumn array and side-by-side arrays

I want to add in a presentation (beamer) 4 multicolumn (4 columns each) arrays side-by-side and give a title over each array. What I tried for my article was this \documentclass[12pt]{extbook} \...
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Using Demotic Alef unicode character with Noto font package and pdfLaTeX

I'm editing some documents for my institution and need a few Demotic (ancient Egyptian script) characters: Alef: ꜣ and Ꜣ; Unicode: U+A723 and U+A722. Ayin: ꜥ and Ꜥ; Unicode: U+A725 and U+A724.^1 It ...
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How to use sans-serif italic greek letter in math mode?

I am typing \mathsf{\eta X \eta^\top} to represent 3 matrices multiplying together. I choose to use sans-serif fonts as matrices, but the greek letter \eta cannot be displayed as sans-serif fonts. I ...
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STIX two math cannot use \mathrm

I'm using Stix two math font in Latex in Matplotlib for my plot. At the moment i'm restricted to Stix two math, to match the equation-font in ms-Word. The test that i show here is using tex engine in ...
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Greek letters within \mathsf, \mathsfit, \mathbfsf, and \mathbfsfit without using unicode-math

There are now a number of OpenType math fonts (or font families) available with Greek sans serif letters in all combinations of upright/italic and regular/bold. Stix 2 is a prime example (although at ...
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How to use cmbright for just greek letters

I am using the tgheros and sansmath package for my document. That changes the text font to sans-serif and all the parts of the math that are supported, meaning greek letters are still typeset with ...
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How to use acronym package to use greek letterswhile using unicode greek letters in regular text

I haven't been able to look up an answer for this. The idea is to use the acronym with the greek letter alpha or gamma for example, while using the regular unicode greek character in the text. The ...
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Undefined Unicode characters

I am having trouble understanding Overleaf's seven complaints about the following code. It seems to be saying that I am using some undefined Unicode characters, but I'm not sure which ones are ...
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How to use the upper-case sum from mtpro2 with newtxmath? [duplicate]

The \sum provided by newtxmath is nice, but it just doesn't look as clean as the one from mtpro2, or perhaps the default computer modern font. Is there a way that I can import that symbol so that I ...
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Writing greek and arabic letters in memoir

I'm trying to write a book (documentclass "memoir") and I would like each chapter to begin alternatively with a greek or arabic letter. I have no problem with greek thanks to the package &...
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Pandoc CJK & Greek MWE's Greek alphabet spacing too wide

Background I'm preparing a series of simple document templates on my personal site. To allow readers who have never used pandoc to see the visual output, I added some  <object class="...
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How to use symbol of \lambda from documentclass{acmart} in documentclass{article}?

Basically I want to use the symbol of \lambda in \documentclass{acmart} in a different document class without changing any other symbols. (I'm the guy from a previous question who asked about using \...
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I want to be able to write a specific variation of the letter λ (\lambda) without altering any other letters or symbols [duplicate]

This lambda is from the txfonts package, but I don't like the other symbols in that package and I only want to use this specific symbol. How do I do this?
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DGruyter package & polyglossia

I was recently granted access to DGruyter package, as I am finalising a book for this publishing house. Before, I was compiling the TeX through XeLaTeX, using reledmac & polyglossia for Polytonic ...
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Section in greek is not bold

I am trying to write the solution to some exercises in greek, but I cannot get the section to be bold and underlined if I use greek letters. It might be worth noting that: It works fine if I use \...
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Delta with an angular tail

Is there a way to type in a delta shape with an angular tail as opposed to the standard curvy tail of the \delta command? What I am after is what shows up on the first line of the wiki article https://...
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How do I use a sans serif italic font for the greek letters in math mode?

I'm using helvetica for math mode, but when I add a greek letter it apears in the default CMU font. How do I make it use helvetica for the greek letter too? \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \...
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Using \alpha in my nomenclature using \usepackage{acronym}

I have to add the greek symbol \alpha to my nomenclature. I am using \usepackage{acronym}. However, I keep getting errors when compiling. My nomenclature: \begin{acronym}[MPC] \acro{\alpha}[\alpha]{...
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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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