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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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How to type a circumflex over a greek letter in text mode?

I am trying to type a circumflex over a Greek letter in \chapter. In particular, I'm using this package: \usepackage{textgreek} However, if I write \^{\textPi} I get this result: while I want the ...
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Why LaTeX uses upright uppercase Greek letters by default in math mode?

Why upper-case Greek letters are typeset in upright font, i.e., \mathrm? While at the same time, some upper-case Greek letters those are also Latin Letters ,e.g., A for $\Alpha$, B for $\Beta$, are ...
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What is the capital Greek letter for tau? [duplicate]

I would like to typeset the capital Greek letter for tau. I used \Tau, but I got error for that: Undefined control sequence. My preamble is \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[...
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Writing Greek text [duplicate]

I am trying to compile some Greek text in PDF. I get it compiled using babel package, but text in Greek renders as complete gibberish. Only if I write Latin text does it convert it into Greek letters, ...
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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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How can I set uppercase greek letters as italic in math mode by default?

This is a follow up question to here. The recommended solution doesn't work for me. I therefore let all my mathematical packages in the MWE. The result is an upright Psi followed by an italic Psi. I ...
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How to type an old style greek phrase in text mode?

I need to type an greek phrase: Let no one untrained in geometry enter. Jusk like http://home.wlu.edu/~mahonj/Greeklanguage.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Greek_phrases I hope it looks ...
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Make greek letters behave like normal letters in math mode - default italic and responsive to mathrm

This topic has been discussed several times, but amongst all the answers, I couldn't find any suiting my needs. I'm looking for a way to use greek letters the same way I'd use normal letters, means ...
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Upright, boldface, lowercase, greek math symbols with cbgreek glyphs

The standard math fonts in LaTeX do not include upright and upright boldface glyphs for lowercase greek symbols. Unfortunately, I need them in my document, so in some way I'll have to import the ...
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How to get polyglossia to select font for greek script automatically?

My question evolves around greek script, but it could be any other script I suppose. If I have a font set with \setmainfont{#latinfont} which does not contain Greek glyphs and thus set another font ...
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Consistent macro for bold upright vectors in both latin and greek

I’m using pdfLaTeX, and I want all vectors I typeset to be in bold, upright font. Unfortunately, based on whether the symbol is latin, lowercase greek, or uppercase greek, there are different commands ...
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Why are different versions of “theta” used, here?

If you compile the following code, you'll realize that, in the first case, the Greek letter theta is open, whereas, in the second one, it is close. This happens only with some Greek fonts: Didot, ...
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How can I get three diacritics on the same Greek letter?

I'm working on a document where I need to (or at least would like to) write Ancient Greek text that has long alphas (indicated with a macron above) that also have breathing marks and accent marks. I ...
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Problem with enumeration using greek letters

So this is my code: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} \begin{document} \begin{enumerate}[...
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How do I write “amartia” in polytonic Greek

I want $\alpha\mu\alpha\rho\tau\iota\alpha$ with accent aigu ' above the $\iota$. How?
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Uniform Unicode for text, math and listings?

What should I put in the preamble (preferably packages) for this to work as expected with its unicode characters? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \begin{document} $α$ α \begin{...
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Change BibTeX's language [closed]

I am writing a document in Greek. My bibliography, however consists mainly of English entries (along with a few Greek, French and German ones). If I just add the .bib file all entries are in Greek. ...
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Can I typeset greek letters in text mode using Latin Modern Fonts?

I use lualatex and utf8 source. I want to use the Latin Modern fonts (including math). If I include e.g. the character ε in my source file; it does not appear in the output. I've tried changing the ...
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Looking for \mathbb style $\Delta$ and $\nabla$

I came across the following two symbols in an article: The usual \mathbb{\Delta} or \mathbb{\nabla} aren't working. Can anybody say what package/command I should use to reproduce these? Thanks.
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How the get non italic greek letters like siunitx package?

I'm trying to get the \mu symbol exactly as siunitx package do, however, I failed. How can I get the \mu symbol, for to use it in an equation, as the \micro symbol obtained by siunitx package? How can ...
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Greek and Latin letters in verbatim

I want to write a code snippet where the commands are in greek and variables are in latin. I use the verbatim command but automatically the latin characters are translated to their greek equivalent. I ...
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Bold Greek letters in latex section name

I'm having small trouble with "pi" in section name \section{ $\pi$ } in LaTeX. I need to bold \pi but I do not know how to do it. I was try to use $\mbox{\boldmath${\pi}$}$, $\mbox{\mathbf{\pi}}$, ...
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Latin Modern and Greek, an issue

Here is the code: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[vmargin=1in]{geometry} \usepackage{xfrac,fontspec,unicode-math} \setmathfont[version=lm]{Latin Modern Math} \setmathfont[version=cambria]{Cambria ...
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Formatting of \pi

Does anynone know how to obtain this kind of fonts in LaTeX (both text and math): I can reproduce most of these but I can't reproduce style of pi letter very well. I know that these fonts are TeXGyre ...
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Italic greek letters become latin letters in math mode

I'm using the mathastext package in order not to have italic everywhere in maths formulas, in particular for function names or vectors and matrices letters. But this leads to strange behavior ...
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Using Greek letter qoppa in a formula [duplicate]

I'd like to use the Greek letter qoppa in a formula in an otherwise non-Greek document. I tried using the greekoption for babelbut that turned my document into Greek letters. By default, \qoppadoesn't ...
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Type Greek letters in Math Mode using Greek keyboard

I know that in order to type Greek letters in my equations I can use \alpha, \beta, etc. However, since I have a Greek keyboard, I would like to be able to write Greek characters right away α ,β, etc.,...
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Bold Greek letters are not as bold as Roman letters

This question was discussed here previously, but no answer is provided. Greek letters are made bold using \boldsymbol, however they do not look bold at all compared to bold Roman letters, ...
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Polutoniko Greek in TexLive 2013

I can no longer compile files with the polutonikogreek language option to babel in TexLive 2013. Everything was fine in TL2012. There is another question showing the same problem: Ancient Greek ...
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Linux Libertine does not show Greek SmallCaps

According to the Linux Libertine font tester you can have Greek small caps. However the following example does not yield the desirable result: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \...
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Greek character in Beamer document title

I need to include the Greek letter sigma in the title of my Beamer presentation. When I use $\sigma$ to obtain the symbol (which works fine in other LaTeX document titles), I receive the warning ...
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How to workaround conflict between greek and titlecaps?

I need to load greek with babel to support Greek text, but I am also using titlecaps to capitalise certain heading text. Unfortunately, it seems this combination is not compatible but I'm having ...
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Proper way to use greek letters in an English document

I typically use LaTeX to write chemistry & physics documents with a lot of equations. I often will reference terms and variables and such in the text of my document. Typically I just do this by ...
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greek accents with TeX Gyre Termes in lualatex and xelatex

\documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{TeX Gyre Termes} \begin{document} This is English with some Greek: γέγονεν. Isn't that quite nice? εὕρηκα! \...
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epsilon and varepsilon rendering in pslatex

I have a very simple article, with one line: $\epsilon \gtrsim \varepsilon$ If I use pdflatex to compile, \epsilon and \varepsilon are rendered in a different way, which is the correct behaviour. ...
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betababel: You haven't defined the language polutonikogreek yet

For many years I used the package betababel to combine Latin and Greek letters in one document, but since version 2014.20141024-1 of texlive-lang-greek, the simple example \documentclass{scrartcl} \...
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How to use greek letter in \systeme

I've been trying to write a simple system that should contain some greek letter. What I tried was this \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{systeme} \begin{document} \[ \systeme*...
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Typesetting modifier letter U+02ED

I'm creating an article on Ancient Greek pronunciation with IPA transcription in TeXworks. Ancient Greek distinguishes voiceless unaspirated, aspirated, and voiced stops, and I would like to ...
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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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xelatex and apa

I am using biblatex to format my references. Document is book and is written in greek. References are mainly english but I have some in greek as well. While the authoryear style works very well, the ...
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Greek Symbols in box and circle

When I use \fbox{T} I can write alphabet in a box. But I get error lets say if i try \fbox{\mu}, the error is ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> So my aim finally is to write Greek symbols ...
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How can I write greek in TexnicCenter with Miktex

Using the standard babel package is compeltely counter-intuitive as the letters in the keyboard do not match the babel package and also the accent is in a different key which makes it impossible to ...
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Greek characters with times font (utf8 input encoding)

I am despairing trying to solve the following problem. When compiling the following minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{times} \usepackage[document]{ucs} \usepackage[polutonikogreek,...
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Document in Spanish with IPA and Greek, failing in PDFLaTeX and XeLaTeX

I was passing some documents I had in HTML to LaTeX for a better printout. While the main language of those documents is Spanish (and a few more are in English) there have snips in other languages, ...
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Why does utf8x with inputenc change the micro symbol µ to greek mu?

I haven't informed myself a lot about the utf8x option of the inputenc package, other than it seems it should be avoided. Still, I've come across a weird behaviour with a directly-input micro symbol (...
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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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Greek circumflex accent with ascii characters using mapping does not work

I want to input Greek letters with polytonic accents (ancient Greek) using ASCII characters in my tex document (so I don't need to change the keyboard layout). I am using polyglossia. I have been ...
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Problem with babel + Greek and endnote package

I am typesetting a document which includes both French text (the main language) and some Greek. It's a kind of scholarly work and I would like to have both footnotes and endnotes. I would like to use ...
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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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Incorrect glyph from \textgamma with fontspec enabled

I've been having trouble typesetting the character gamma using the textgreek package. Using textgreek, the command for the character is \textgamma. However, when using fontspec in XeLaTeX (on Mac OS X ...