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Questions tagged [greek]

greek is about the proper displaying of greek letters and the greek language in general using (La)TeX

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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, ...
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Greek polytonic inside (new) Greek text

Good morning! I 'm writing an article in (new) Greek and I was trying to write a ancient phrase (ὅπερ ἔδει δεῖξαι) in it. I thought that I have to use \usepackage[greek.polutoniko]{babel}, but when I ...
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Unable to write greek with package pdfx

I want to use package pdfx in order to produce a PDF-A document, but as soon as I load the package I can't write greek anymore because I'm getting the following error: ! Package inputenc Error: ...
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XeLaTeX Custom Font Greek

I am struggling with my document: I use XeLaTeX to change my document font to SourceSansPro (Font Source). Everything works the way I need it, except I have no idea how add the greek letters, which ...
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Defining a macro to output a Greek symbol

I'm writing a document with a lot of Greek letter combinations like . I'm tired of having to type \gamma^{\mu} or similar every time. I wanted to define a macro which would produce the same result. If ...
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How do I select the style of a lowercase gamma?

It is traditional in Physics to use a lowercase gamma that looks like a Y. Without going into the question of whether that tradition is wrong, how do I differentiate in math mode Latex markup between ...
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Uppercase Greek in Roman - TeX4ht

My code as follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \begin{align} \label{eq:ocdphi} E(\Delta\phi_{r,j}^s)&=g^s_r\tilde{\tau}_r+d\tilde{t}_r-d\tilde{t}^s-\mu_j\tilde{\...
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Text in Bold and Greek in bold italic [duplicate]

My code follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{amsmath} \newcommand{\bmr}[1]{{\mathbf{#1}}} \begin{document} $\bmr T\eta\bmr \nu$ \end{document} Output comes correctly for the text "T", but ...
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horizontal shift of sub- and superscript for \chi

I get a small horizontal displacement of sub- and superscript when using the letter \chi. It does not seem to appear for other letters. Does anybody know how to fix this? MWE: \documentclass{article}...
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XeLaTeX and pdflatex compatible code (problem with bold)

I am trying to use pdflatex and change the font to greek by using both XeLaTeX and pdflatex. XeLaTeX works perfect and inside section title it uses bold selected font for greek. But pdflatex fails ...
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Alternatives to writing greek letters. Write directly in greek letters

When dealing with equations, I often end up writing a lot of mathematical symbols using greek letters. This makes the equations very long and a bit hard to read in my editor. Assuming I could write ...
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\d{} adjust height

I need to put a single dot below some letters as diacritical signs. That's what I found \d{<text>} for. Though, the dot is not placed at the exact same height/depth below every letter (indeed it'...
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The best way to define greek letters in text mode

I would like to know which way is suited for defining a greek letter in text mode (e.g. delta). Is it: \newcommand{\deltat} {\ensuremath{\delta}} and you have to use \deltat instead of \delta or \...
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Adding different Greek characters to individual axis tick labels in pgfplots

I've been scouring the web and the pgfplots manual trying to find an example of labelling different x-axis ticks with different Greek characters. The closest i've found is using xticklabel={$\...
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Strange behaviour of Table of contents if there are some Greek words inside the text

Referring to this thread: Subsection titles (and not only) alignement with titletoc, I've a strange behaviour in a specific case. Please, consider the following code: \documentclass[a4paper,twoside,...
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Problem with Polyglossia setting \textgreek after update to TeX Live 2018

I used to set an specific font for greek text using polyglossia with \newfontfamily{\textgreek}[Ligatures=TeX]{Vusillus Old Face}. After I updated to TeX Live 2018 all my documents wouldn't compile ...
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Subscripts and Greek letters in LaTeX?

I have a text file with similar lines as this one: I am using: \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc}% \usepackage{textalpha} % <--- Greek letters in text But still the output looks like this: How can I ...
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How to invoke `\phi` only from `newtxmath` package?

A minimal working example is as follows: \documentclass{amsart} \begin{document} \Huge $$\phi$$ \end{document} Question: How to invoke \phi only from newtxmath package? Note that I don't like to ...
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Problem with babel package and subfigures

I have tried to change the language of my article by adding the following lines to the preamble: \usepackage[greek,english]{babel} \selectlanguage{greek} In most of the cases seems to work fine. But ...
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To write dot product \cdot is not working

I am trying to write the following equation: But when I write this in the equation: \documentclass[applsci,article,submit,moreauthors,pdftex,10pt,a4paper]{Definitions/mdpi} \begin{document} \begin{...
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vim: disable greek letter mapping? [duplicate]

Anyone else find that trying to use `something in quotes' frustrating because `s is always mapped to \sigma Where is my mistake? 1) Shouldn't I be using (`quote') in the first place? 2) Is ...
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Beamer - Greek - Change Language inside `\author`

I am trying to use pdflatex (and not XeLaTeX) for a Greek presentation. Inside authors I want to use another language (Let's say another name in English to avoid titlepage's solution. Let's suppose it ...
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Use upright lowercase greek with mathdesign

After looking at the isomath document, I am interested in the second way of implementing lowercase upright greeks. But it seems that this method does not work. \documentclass{scrartcl} \...