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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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Why are my upper-case Greek letters italic by default?

While reading my document I have noticed that the upper-case Greek letters that appear on it are written in italic. However, I don't know why this is happening, and I would like to revert this ...
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Make up Greek font italic

I am using the command \upvarphi in the package TXfonts, which provides a rather old fashioned variant of Greek letter phi. I uploaded the picture here. The result is nice, but it seems that it is not ...
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Problem adding package mbtimes

This a question of a beginner. I would like to have old-fashioned Greek letter $ \varphi $. For instance, as the number 12 in the list in the question A whole list of math fonts for greek letters in ...
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Typesetting an Archaic Form of Greek

I am doing some typesetting which requires the imitation of an archaic form of Greek; some words of which include (with my imitation of them lisited directly underneath): The Latex code I used to ...
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Using ucharclasses and XeLaTeX for ancient Greek

When I use ucharclasses with XeLaTeX to automatically change the font for Greek text, I find that it sometimes inserts transitions at the wrong point, within the Greek text. (Note: I am using the ...
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Simplest way to write Greek and English text in the long-term and for all OS

I have written LaTeX documents with lots of greek text and also interspersed with English sentences some time ago. Including bibliography. I used babel and pdflatex for this. Now I am trying to show ...
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Use of Greek language without \textlatin{} \textgreek{} each word [duplicate]

I am writing a thesis in Latex,using the babel library \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} But using \textlatin and \textgreek in every word is very frustrating. I tried using polyglosia library \...
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How do I get chemgreek to use κ instead of ϰ with fontspec and newcomputermodern?

Yesterday I appeared to find the perfect bit of magic code for my thesis, however, I noticed LaTeX is using the cursive version of kappa (ϰ) instead of the symbol chemistry uses for denticity (κ). ϰ ...
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Using CMU Serif Upright Italic instead of chemgreek?

I recently moved over to luaLaTeX from pdfLaTeX which means I am no longer quite so font-constrained. I found this answer which shows how to load this alphabet of upright Greek letters instead of the ...
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Typesetting Greek letters in text mode: differences between alphabeta and textalpha

This is a two-part question. First part is about the differences between alphabeta, and textalpha. Each package documentation says it typesets Greek letters in text mode. So, are there any actual ...
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LyX can't display some Math symbols like Greek in window 10

Problem All the Greek/Latin symbols in LyX displayed incorrectly since yesterday, As shown here: My OS is windows 10. Some patches like KB4592438, KB4580419, kB4580325, KB4592438, and KB4586873 have ...
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Writing Greek in XeLaTeX with only latin characters

In LaTeX, it is possible to produce the greek expression Ἑλληνικὴ γλώσσα with command \textgreek{<Ellhnik`h gl'wssa} i.e., using only latin characters and without having to use any greek letters ...
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Bold greek letters using alphabeta and cfr-lm

I am using the alphabeta package in order to get upright greek letters in text mode. I also want to use bold and sans serif upright greek letters in text mode. This works well with computer modern and ...
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Select Theta shape in Greek with Libertine and pdflatex

Good evening! Very very simple question I fear. I am using pdflatex to compose a file and I must use the font libertine. Since I have to write a lot in Greek, I would like to get this theta θ in the ...
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How to substitute a glyph for a single Greek character?

I am using Minion Pro (with fontspec under LuaLaTeX), and the character ϱ(= \varrho, but in text mode) doesn't show. input: ϱυϑμὸν output: �υϑμὸν Is there a way to globally remap only this character ...
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Helvetica for Latin letters and a sans-serif font for Greek letters

I'm trying to be a perfectionist and desperately trying to make things right: All Latin symbols should use Helvetica Greek letters should be at least sans-serif (Helvetica in an ideal world) Here is ...
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Quotes appearing as “?” in bibliography

I'm using Overleaf's XeLaTeX compiler, along with \usepackage{polyglossia} to write greek and latin text. There seems to be some conflict between polyglossia and my bibliography: I've tried different ...
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Greek letters don't appear in overleaf document even though greek babel package is inserted

I am trying to modify the following overleaf latex document: 1.5-column-cv I want to write everything in greek so after doins some search I inserted at the preamble the below packages: \usepackage[LGR,...
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Why does hyphenation orphan combining accents?

While testing a package I was writing to map Greek beta code to Unicode, I discovered a bug in both Babel and Polyglossia, running under either XeTeX or LuaTeX. The packages will happily insert a ...
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How to disable italics for \textgreek in .bib output

I would like to disable the italics for the titles in Greek from my .bib file, but not for the entire document. How should I do? I believe that the best way is to use \emph{} with Greek characters ...
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\textgreek command unknown with LuaLaTeX since last babel-greek update

Since the last babel-greek package update (around 2020-11-10), the \textgreek command is no longer defined while compiling with LuaLaTeX. The following MWE: \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage[greek....
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Latex glossaries greek symbols: not in alphabetical order [duplicate]

I am writing a thesis, I have a List of Greek Symbols chapter. The list can be successfully generated, but I found the sequence of greek symbols were not correct. Here is my code: \documentclass{...
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How to write a single quote in a different alphabet

I'm looking for a way to include a single quote in ancient greek at the beginning of one chapter of my thesis currently in english. How can I change the alphabet in just a small section of my document?...
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Color in lstlisting is black to different language

I am new to XeLaTeX and I want to display python code using listings package. The problem is that greek characters in comments or strings are colored black. This is a MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{...
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Double diacritic

I am composing with XeLaTeX (no teubner package...) and I need to use on the same letter the diacritic for long, brevis and the accent. I tried as follows but the character that directly follows (α) ...
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How to add an alpha directly on top of a square in latex

How can one add a $\alpha$ directly on top of a $\square$ in Latex. Creating a symbol like this:
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How can I use \texttt{some text} for the names of greek letters?

I want to write coefficients names as alpha_0, beta_1 and phi_1 using \texttt{...} to make it look like a function arguments. I tried \texttt{alpha_0} but I got an error ! Missing $ inserted.<...
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Why does the Greek lowercase o look disproportionately bold?

I'm using unicode-math and I've decided I really like the Latin Modern Math Greek letters better than those from other fonts. Unless it's an illusion, the omicron (o) always seems to look ...
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Double Greek letters (“blackboard”)

Good day! Does anybody know how to define double Greek letters in the text? There is an implementation using \usepackage{mathbbol}, but this gives an "ugly" variant of writing. :-) I wish ...
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Beamer: Problem With Capital Greek Letters [closed]

I am using beamer and the capital greek letters are displayed as black boxes. I have found this error in other questions but none of the answers worked for me. Here is the code \documentclass[]{beamer}...
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Blackboard bold greek letters

I have the need to use greek blackboard bold letters and for this reason I checked this question and solved the package superposition problem thanks to the answer on this other question. The problem ...
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Adding bold sans-serif greek letters for math-mode (possibly in cmbright) to ordinary math settings [duplicate]

I'm using almost default settings, with Computer Modern as the main font; I have to stick to it as much as possible, and keep the preamble as short and simple as possible. Up to now, I've been using (...
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Different CMU Serif Greek font after updating MikTex

I used to have the old MikTex Launcher and I updated it recently to the newest version. I noticed today that the CMU Serif font I used has changed and it is considerably thinner. I'd appreciate any ...
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fontspec Error: The font “Libertinus Serif” cannot be found

I have a short tex file, to be compiled with xetex (eventually I will be adding IPA, but since the following doesn't work, I have omitted that): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{polyglossia} \...
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Automatically support Greek, Hindi and other languages as Unicode chars?

I learned from Davislor answer that I tell LaTeX to warn me if a missing glyph is detected. I can then declare it with this: \documentclass{article} \tracinglostchars=2 \usepackage{newunicodechar} \...
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Make greek numeration [duplicate]

How can I print a counter in the greek alphabet? \newcounter{nc} \setcounter{nc}{2} \arabic{nc} %print 2 \greek{nc} %I'd like to see \beta
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How do I make greek uppercase latters upright/roman again?

For some reason, when I last compiled my TEX code, all uppercase greek letters are suddenly no longer upright. Unfortunately, I don't remember what exactly I changed. I found that the package upgreek ...
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Greek Omega (Ohm) in running text ACM Whitelist conform

I am trying to get a Greek omega letter as an Ohm sign in the running text for my paper. I found a solution using siunitx or textgreek here. Unfortunately, the packages are not on the whitelist of ACM ...
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Matrix Notation: Detect if Argument is Greek Letter (or Command)

I am trying to implement a matrix/vector notation that makes simple bold vectors with \newcommand{\vec}[1]{\bm{#1}} and I used to do the same for matrices (with a command \mat). However, I want to ...
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Greek letters like in comprehensive symbol list

I am getting horrible greek letters in my equations (see image below). I would like to get alpha and beta as shown in table 188 of the comprehensive symbol list. Do I have to use some special package? ...
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this is the work I need to reproduce, kindly help with the coding [duplicate]

The page above has work am trying to reproduce but the Greek numeration with marks in parentheses(bold) and the tree diagram have given me trouble. I don't seem to be getting it right. Am new to latex,...
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How do I use Greek letters to enumerate a list?

how do you change the numbering of a question so that the subparts are numbered with greek symbols like alpha and beta instead of the usual roman numerals?
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Warning when combining textgreek and hyperref package

I am trying to include Greek letters into a section title. The MWE below produces the output desired, but also the warning Glyph not defined in PD1 encoding,(hyperref) removing `\textalpha' and the ...
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Greek letter alpha in Tikz [closed]

I would like to print the Greek letter alpha in place of alpha1, alpha2 and alpha3. Ho do I do that? Here is the code below: \begin{center} \begin{tikzpicture}[scale=2, auto,swap] \filldraw [...
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Package that contains square epsilon

I am looking for an edgy/square epsilon like in the following, but haven't been able to find something. Can somebody point me to a package that provides it?
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How can the traditional \epsilon be written in revtex?

RevTeX has chosen to use the \varepsilon symbol for both the \epsilon and the \varepsilon: http://www.physics.udel.edu/~bnikolic/teaching/phys660/PDF/revtex4.pdf (p. 25). Is there a way to re-...
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How do I get a nicer slanted Lambda?

I am trying to get a slanted version of the more "typical" lambda symbol: Following this post was very helpful to substitute only this particular symbol. My only issue is having it slanted.....
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Missing characters in Greek output due to `\ttfamily`

Unfortunately the next question in the series ASCII text set in Greek script when using \usepackage[greek]{babel} / Missing characters in output due to `\renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault}` When ...
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Missing characters in output due to `\renewcommand{\familydefault}{\sfdefault}`

This is a followup question on: ASCII text set in Greek script when using \usepackage[greek]{babel} When we have a MWE like: \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[greek]{...
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ASCII text set in Greek script when using \usepackage[greek]{babel}

When we have a MWE like: \documentclass[twoside]{book} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[russian]{babel} \begin{document} \chapter{Титульная страница} More text \end{document} we get as ...

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