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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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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} \...
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Hyphenation with greek words in xelatex

I am new to latex and I am writing a document in greek. My problem is that If an english word does not fit in the line it breaks, but a greek word does not break and it looks bad. I did a little ...
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output not created using lgreek.sty

My code are follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{lgreek} \begin{document} \begin{greek} To~u d`e poso~u t`o m'en >esti diwrism'enon, t`o d`e suneqes. \end{greek} \end{document} I am using ...
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\newcommand question on “hatting” greek letters in one go

I am working a lot with hatted indices such that \( \hat{\mu} \) A way to make this quicker would be to define the command. \newcommand{\hmu}{\hat{\mu}} but I would need to do this for pretty much ...
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How can I vertically lift the Greek letter `\chi` upwards? [duplicate]

The symbol is just \chi, which looks like an X letter, looks lower than it should be. Is there a way to redefine it (or combine it with an extra command) so that it is vertically lifted upwards? \...
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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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non-italic capital greek letters

I am using svjour3 class to draft my manuscript and have many \usepackage in it. The capital greek letters are rendered italic in the output. svjour3 could be obtained from journal website Following ...
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CV, babel problem

I want to make a cv with Greek and English language. The problem is that the english appear with Greek font. Here is a short example. \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, a4paper]{moderncv} \usepackage[...
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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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Unable to use greek letter commands in mdpi template [duplicate]

I currently try to use the following template MDPI_template.zip - contains the template, logo, class and bibliography style files and I am having trouble using greek letter commands in siunitx (...
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Package Acro greek letter

\documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{acro} \DeclareAcronym{MCP-1}{ short = MCP-1 , long = Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 , class = abbrev } \begin{document} \newpage \printacronyms[...
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Greek characters inside \mathrm and \mathbf cause garbled output

Within a TeX file, the author coded the Greek characters inside the \mathrm and \mathbf as shown below: $\mathrm{4 km\cdot (0,157+j 0,072)\omega/km}$ When I use the mtpro2 package, I obtain the ...
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How to itemize greek letters?

I am a beginner in LaTeX and I have a problem when making a list of greek letters. This is the code down below. \begin{itemize} \item \kappa \item \iota \item \lambda \end{itemize} The ...
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How to make an epsilon with ebgaramond-maths

I am using ebgaramond font and trying to make an epsilon: \documentclass[10pt,article]{memoir} \usepackage[lining]{ebgaramond} \usepackage{ebgaramond-maths} \begin{document} Epilon: $\epsilon$ \...
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How to add custom letter groups to an index, e.g. for greek letters or brackets?

I have an index of symbols made using makeindex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{makeidx} \makeindex \begin{document} Text \index{sin@$\sin$} % just some examples of index entries \index{...
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Bold Greek Letters [closed]

I am trying to make some words in greek bold, but no matter what I try fails. I use \usepackage[english,greek]{babel} because I need both greek and english in my paper and I also use \usepackage[utf8x]...
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Babel and 'polytonic' Greek in plain LuaTeX

Is it possible to use Babel with 'polytonic' Greek in plain TeX with LuaTeX? I tried \input greek.sty \begindocument hullo \bye but that generated an error.
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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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Underlining greek letters with soulutf8 and compiling with LuaLaTeX [duplicate]

I would like to use the features of soulutf8 and compile a document containing greek letters with LuaLaTeX. However, this approach seems to gobble the letters that I chose for underlining. What can be ...
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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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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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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 typeset a word containing both Latin and Greek letters?

I want to typeset the word α-aminoacid and the α character is not shown in the compiled pdf file. I compile using XeTeX and I found only solutions for typesetting greek letters that switch language ...
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Why the re is this mysterious character for space in Greek?

I have the following tex file: \documentclass[a4paper]{report} \usepackage{polyglossia} \usepackage{xltxtra} \usepackage{xunicode} \usepackage{libertine} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{graphicx} ...
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Lowercase greek, sanserif, bold

I have seen solutions for bold lowercase greek, and lowercase sanserif, but have not seen the combination of all three. What is the reliable way to generate lowercase, sanserif, bold math font?
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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 letters with Carlito font

I need to typeset a few Greek letters in a document. I am using the sans serif font Carlito (provided by the package carlito) and babel to switch between Latin and Greek. There are Greek letters ...
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Greek letters not showing in Integral bounds [closed]

I am trying to write the definition of the Fourier Series in MikTex. However, on the Integral bounds the Greek letters to not show up. \theoremstyle{definition} \begin{definition}{} \label{...
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Latex custom counters

I have been studying the way that custom enumeration labels work From source2e.pdf I get: \def\alph#1{\expandafter\@alph\csname c@#1\endcsname} \def\@alph#1{ \ifcase#1\or a\or b\or c\or d\or e\...
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Greek text does not compile

Hello everyone and congratulations for your nice job here on this site. I'm a new LaTeX user and mainly writing in Greek language. I'm using xgreek package along with xltxtra, in order to take ...
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textgreek not working in scrbook class with artemisia [closed]

For some reason I cannot get textgreek to work with the artemisia option in scrbook. My absolute MWE: \documentclass{scrbook} \usepackage[artemisia]{textgreek} \begin{document} \textepsilon \...
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Greek letters in pgfplotstable table

trying to create a table using pgfplotstable, but I'm having errors when I want to write Greek letters (actually, any math mode symbol starting with '\'). Where I have 'a' and 'b' I would like to have ...
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Un/availability of epsilon and varepsilon in gnuplot [closed]

I have been trying to get correct 'epsilon' symbol for labeling the axes in the gnuplots. From my understanding TeXdistinguishes between two types of epsilon symbols: one is ε (varepsilon) and ...
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Where is babel bidi support and font loading documented?

Closely Related: - https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/355429/153289 - Cannot produce english-greek document with xelatex - Greek and Hebrew in a single pdflatex babel document In closely related ...
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Problems with diacritics in Ancient Greek

I need to type a special Greek character in LaTeX (I use XeLaTeX), but I don't know how do it. \documentclass[14pt]{book} \usepackage[a4paper,left=0.5cm,right=0.5cm,top=0.8cm,bottom=0.5cm,footskip=0....
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How to write a greek word bold in beamer in Latex?

I have the following code: \documentclass{beamer} \usefonttheme{professionalfonts} \mode<presentation> { \usetheme{Luebeck} } \usepackage{newtxtext,newtxmath} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{...
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Typesetting low-resolution text only - LaTeX [duplicate]

Having read this question I have not managed to find any solution to my problem, so decided to make a new post. At first, consider the following code: \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{article} \...