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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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Command \textalpha unavailable in encoding T1 when using Greek

I am trying to configure the MastersDoctoralThesis class in overleaf to accept greek character (My thesis has to be written in Greek). What I did was to add the option greek when opening the document ...
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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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Greek sans serif math

Is it possible to use unicode-math to fake sans serif Greek math letters? I use \symsfit{x}(f) for the Fourier transform of x(t). I would like it to work for Greek function variables too. Can I, for ...
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Can one combine ancient and modern Greek with Babel?

Using Polyglossia, it's possible to use ancient and modern Greek in a single document. Unfortunately, Polyglossia's support for Greek is broken under LuaLaTeX. Is is possible to accomplish this using ...
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Cleveref not working with Greek/Xetex

I've been having some issues with cleveref; Whenever I include it it throws the following error: $ xelatex mwe.tex ... ! Undefined control sequence. \@begindocumenthook ...sname extras\cref@language ...
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Regarding blackboard bold version of \mu in RevTex

\documentclass[reprint,aps]{revtex4-1} \usepackage{graphicx} % for pdf, bitmapped graphics files \usepackage{graphics} \usepackage{epsfig} % for postscript graphics files \usepackage{mathptmx} % ...
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Removing accents from Times New Roman in small-caps

I just joined the extremely helpful community! I'm writing my thesis using LaTeX and I have modified how chapters are shown. I want to have my chapters in small caps but the chapters in order to look ...
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Command \noboundary unavailable in encoding LGR (TeX Live 2017)

This problem started appearing for me in TeX Live 2017: ! LaTeX Error: Command \noboundary unavailable in encoding LGR. The file still compiles and the PDF looks as expected, except regular sigmas ...
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How to replace Greek letters from mathptmx with mtpro2 lite?

The Greek letters from mathptmx are horrible, some are even identical when they shouldn't be (rho and varrho for example). I'm new to LaTeX, so as simple as this task may be, I cannot figure it out. I ...
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Problem with greek letters in latex font (Computer Modern) in Inkscape

I use Inkscape for my graphics in my latex document. As the font in the graphics should be the same as the text font (CMR10), I installed computer modern on my computer. Regular letters work fine. ...
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greek text doesn't show in headings with cm font in memoir

I have set up my document using memoir and polyglossia for hyphenation in greek and english. I have also used my own fonts, using the commands below and it worked great. I am working on sharelatex ...
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Math symbols and regular text

I'm using TeXMaker to compile a document in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit, my first report written in a LaTeX environment. For some reason Greek letters are being interpreted in normal text, e.g. when typing ...
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How to define command like "| (german) for greek language? --: allowhyphens, noligature, minimal space

For my polutonikogreek documents I want to use commands/shortcuts like the "| of germanb.ldf, which is \declare@shorthand{german}{"|}{\textormath{\penalty\@M\discretionary{-}{}{\kern.03em}\...
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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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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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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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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} \...
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Hyphenation issue with pdfLatex and Greek

Ok so, we have the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,final]{memoir} \usepackage[T1,LGR]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenx} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} % Fonts \usepackage[p,osf]{...
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Greek and English in lstlisting

I'm trying to create an lstlisting that contains both english and greek letters. I have set this style. \lstset{ basicstyle=\normalsize\selectlanguage{english}\ttfamily, % COURIER NEW? ...
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Datatooltk doesn't show text in greek

I would like to create a database of exercises using the datatooltk program along with the datatool package. My text is in greek and this is a snapshot of two exercises written within datatooltk in a ...
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Substitution of a couple of math-greek font files only within cmr family

I am trying to use (XeLaTeX) with fonts MinionPro but for greek letters in math mode only I am substituting cmr math greek instead of Mignon (or MNSymbol) using commands such as: \usepackage[mathlf]{...
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Using Greek Letters - Symbols in regular text (LyX)

I have been having trouble in writing Greek letters like: μ,α in regular text when using LyX. When I try to include the package "babel-greek" the programme does not compile the pdf file. I checked ...
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Symbols do not copy correctly from latex pdf to ms word

I have text containing 3 symbols in pdflatex and produce pdf. It is OK. Then i copy these symbols and paste in MS word 2013 and have another symbols or from one symbols two are produced: Before z {...
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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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! 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Greek Garamond fonts and babel

I'm having some issues with the EB Garamond font and the babel package. Compiling the snippet \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ebgaramond} \usepackage[greek.polutoniko,english]{babel} \begin{...
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LyX: how to change font style of greek letters in regular text mode?

In regular text-mode in LyX, I need to use some Greek letters. I'm inserting the Greek letters by "Insert" - "Special Character" - "Symbols"- "Greek". What I get is But, what I would like to get is ...
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little squares instead of greek letters

I don't understand why everytime I write greek letters in my text they are not recognized by the interface and instead it is visualized a square for each letter. In the output everything is fine. ...
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Encoding problems with Greek words

I wrote a whole text in lyx with a latin-9 encoding, but I need the encoding to be utf-8. I change it in the settings but in my essay I used lots of Greek words. The problem is that changing the ...
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How to insert capital Greek letters via bibtex entry?

I followed advice in "How to write greek letters in BibTeX entry?". I produced a correct bibliography item based on using \textalpha in the relevant BibTeX item. (I use LyX Version 2.2.1 and I use ...
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Greek Document in LyX - “Corrupted NFSS Tables”

I am trying to write a document in Greek using LyX but I get the 5 "Corrupted NFSS tables". I installed every font package I found and every package related to the greek language. What can I do to ...
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No greek small caps with Libertine (pdflatex)

I'm trying to get libertine small caps to work with greek, with the following MWE: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{report} \usepackage{geometry} \usepackage[LGR,T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenx}...
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How to get the Greek Characters from particular font through autoinst or LCDF typetool?

My text font is ArnoPro font, i need this font also for greek, I converted the otf font through autoinst/LCDF type tool. I am using MiKTeX 2.9, (I know we can get the greek charactes in XeLaTeX, but i ...
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Greek letters \rm mode, MikTeX

The question sounds simple - how to write greek math symbol, say, $\alpha$ to get alpha's text mode (straight, like after \rm) but still in formula ? Any packages? Thanks!
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No superscript or subscript greek letters with EB Garamond and mathspec

When using the EB Garamond font (v. 0.016) with XeLaTeX and mathspec, superscript and subscript greek letters in math mode do not appear in the pdf, though it compiles without error. \documentclass{...
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For greek: insert minimal spacing, add point for hyphenation

I want to define for greek a command/shortcut similar to the german |, which inserts minimal space and marks the (by far) preferred point for hyphenation. Additionally I need a second command/shortcut ...