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Questions tagged [input-encodings]

{input-encodings} is about the various input code pages like latin1 or utf-8 ({unicode}) which interpret the sequence of numbers underlying text files and map each number to a certain glyph (character). A popular package for pdfLaTeX is inputenc.

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How to use IPA symbols on Overleaf without using tipa? [duplicate]

I'd like to stop using tipa to generate IPA transcriptions in my Overleaf documents, and from what I understand, using either pdfLaTeX with the inputenc package or XeLaTeX without the inputenc package ...
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Encoding problem?

I use a minimal code example with Julia \documentclass{article} \usepackage[cache=false]{minted} \begin{document} \inputminted{julia}{polynomial_regression.jl} \end{document} on # Polynomial ...
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Unicode error in inputenc package char − (U+2212)

When I compile the texfile on my laptop, everything is fine. however, When I compile same file on PC, with same version of TexMaker I am getting this error: Unicode error in inputenc package char ...
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biber inputenc error

I'm having a strange error with biblatex using biber as a backengine. My minimal example is: \documentclass {scrreprt} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[german]{babel} \usepackage{lmodern} \...
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Latex error: “! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char Ṕ (U+1E54)”

"! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char Ṕ (U+1E54)" Does anyone know me explain what this error means and how to fix it? \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{report} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \usepackage{...
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Redefine encoding to input custom characters using inputenc

I want to reassign different values to characters so that, e.g., when I type a '¤', an 'l' gets output into the pdf file. To achieve this, I use the inputenc package and modify one of its *.def files ...
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LyX started having inputenc problems

I asked this question on Stackoverflow, but it was probably the wrong place. I think I should report it here. When I try to compile any document in LyX, I get this message: Package inputenc Error: ...
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Read Access db with accented characters using knitr

I get the following error when using knitr to read an Access db: ! Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence. the line in the tex file is: {\ttfamily\noindent\itshape\color{messagecolor}{\#\...
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Inputenc Error: [closed]

% LinearAlgebra.tex \documentclass[10pt]{book} \usepackage{stackengine} \begin{document} \end{document} I get this inputenc error: Unicode Character ^^T (U+14) not set up for use with latex. It ...
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siunitx overwrites the definition of ← and →

This code % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % !TEX TS-program = pdflatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{siunitx} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2190}\...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character α (U+3B1) not set up for use with LaTeX

When I compile the .tex file, I get the said error. It points out to .bbl file in the following line: \bibitem{LIU20083883} G.~Liu, T.~Nguyen-Thoi, K.~Lam, \href{http://www.sciencedirect.com/...
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lost my smilies: it is worth the effort to make Unicode work?

I made some LyX Beamer slides with smiley faces and I found they do not survive the transition to utf-8. I've fiddled with this quite a bit. Right now, it appears that, at least for miscellaneous ...
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Is it possible to use iso-8859-7 encoding (english,greek) with biblatex(backend set to biber)?

I am trying to write a double language thesis document with the following packages: \documentclass{customThesis} \usepackage[greek,english]{babel} \usepackage[iso-8859-7]{inputenc} \usepackage[...
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inputenc package not setup

I run LaTeX with TeXmaker and TeXstudio smoothly on my old laptop and two PCs under Windows 7 and Windows 8. But when I install on my new laptop under Windows 10, I always get errors. In TeXworks, ...
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 18.04 caused fonts to not compile

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 16.04LTS to 18.04LTS and have found that certain documents that previously I had no problem with are no longer compiling properly. For example, a template I have been ...
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Compile despite invisible 0x08 (Backspace) character

Working with LaTeX, I often have a compilation error when writing exponentials in mathematical expressions, even though the syntax is valid. Recently I discovered this was due to a 'Backspace' ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ∈ (U+2208) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

Hello, I have nothing on the line number 330 but I get this error message,and i don't know where is the error on line 342, please help me correct it. Thank you
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An input encoding problem

I have two similar (as far as I can say) installations of MikTex 2.9+Winedt 10.3 on two Windows 10 machines. When I LaTex a particular file on one machine, it compiles with no problem. On the other ...
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Add blank space after each special character

Here come the problem: after each character such as é, à, î, ... I get not only the character but also a blank space (and it seems that the character is in another font) I'm currently using miktex ...
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LaTex [utf8]{inputenc} \item[•] Error

I am getting an error anytime I try to itemize with a "dot." If I itemize like: "\item", I do not get an error. Here is the error: !Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is defined(inputenc)...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ☯ (U+262F)

I encountered this error while trying to compile my thesis. Before I did not have this error. Any idea how I can find this Unicode character in my LaTeX document, or solve this issue?
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If TeX / LaTeX uses the Unicode glyphs where possible, or just draws the lines / shapes manually

For example, there is a unicode character Ċ with the dot above, but you can also do \dot{C}, or by manually drawing a dot above the character with tikz or something. Same with the \hat{C} and \bar{C} ...
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Help with “! LaTeX Error: Can be used only in preamble.” error

I am having difficulty writing the questions from my Statistics assignment. It seems to be that a package must be installed in order for some mathematical notations to be used. The error message "! ...
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bilingual slides: beamer, comment package and non-ascii characters (umlauts, diacritical characters)

I'd like to generate beamer slides matching the main language of the target audience. The easiest way seems to facilitate the comment package and pack the individual slides into includecomment/...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ́ (U+301)(inputenc)

I get this error message, during compiling my .tex-document. line 234 - ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ́ (U+301)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX.See the inputenc package documentation ...
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How do I install a package to use accents in ShareLaTeX?

I just started using ShareLaTeX, so I'm really new to it. I wanted to use a .tex file that someone provided for me, and I just copy/pasted it in a project on the ShareLaTeX website. When I compiled it,...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char   (U+2009) (thin space)

i get an error when i try to compile my document and it drives me crazy. I have a lot of citations from a bib file, and i always get the Error listed above which (how i understand it) means i have ...
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How to \input{} files with Unicode names?

I work in Linux with the latest TeX Live. The system encoding is UTF-8. It is also the default editor encoding in my TeXstudio 2.12.8. I have figures in files like σ_1_μ_02_per_5.tikz, and I included ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ⁡ (U+2061), in MacTex

My document compiles perfectly in LaTeX (Linux and Overleaf), but it takes an error in MacTeX. I'm using \documentclass[review]{elsarticle} and I need to declare some operators: \DeclareMathOperator*...
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How to get LaTeX to output UTF8-characters in the command line?

For a script, I want to get the hyphenation that LaTeX chooses, including my custom hyphenations file. I use this code and it works mostly: echo "\\\documentclass{standalone} \\\usepackage[T1]{...
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fontenc causes error in appendix table of content [duplicate]

I am making a table of content for my appendices, but when I use fontenc a strange series of letters appears in the compiled pdf file. my code: \documentclass[10pt,a4paper,dvipsnames]{article} \...
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Unicode character error (inputenc package)

I'm trying to compile a file, but its returning an error about inputenc package. MVE: \documentclass[ 12pt, % tamanho da fonte a4paper, % tamanho do papel hidelinks, % esconder links english, % ...
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Inputenc UTF8 error message

My question is similar to yet different than: How to fix Package inputenc Error: "Unicode char \u8:� not set up for use with LaTeX."? I'm using TexLive and Texmaker with ...
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Package *selinput* | Recommended for LaTeX Beginners?

I travel this site often to get new ideas or to see what new packages / solution are becoming state-of-the-art or are considered to be "best practice". By accident, I saw an old (2012) post of the ...
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listings: control and extended chars of the IBM PC codepage 437

This is a simplified version of listings: emphasize Greek and have German umlaute and ß in comments. Noone answered there, so let me simplify the question: How to use the alpha, the right arrow ...
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etoc halts with error on tableofcontent

When I use the \tableofcontents macro in a document where the etoc package is loaded, latex pauses and reports an error. If I let the compilation continue a well formed pdf is generated. Minimal ...
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character macro in biber file

We're using a bibtex file in XeLaTeX + biblatex that was originally encoded in ASCII, so accented characters are represented by macros. The rest of the text is Unicode UTF-8. One of the accented ...
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Different results of xstring test with inputenc and fontspec

In the following MWE both tests are true on pdflatex and inputenc but the second test fails on fontspec and luatex/xelatex. Any chance to get this engine agnostic (both true)? \documentclass{article} ...
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Error: Command \textomicron unavailable in encoding T1

Can someone help me with this? I am really new to Latex and this really frustrates me \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=2.54cm, bottom=2.54cm, left=1.91cm, right=1.91cm]{geometry} \...
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What is the difference between inputenc and inputenx?

Like I understood covers inputenx more cases as inputenc. Right, or is one of it obsolete? When not, what should I use in which case? I use pdfTeX version 3.14159265-2.6-1.40.19 (and MiKTeX). Thank ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ́ (U+301)

Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ́ (U+301) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H <return> for immediate help. ... l.622 \...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char Δ (U+394)

I would like to set up a bibliography containing greek letters (e.g. Δ) but receive an error while printing my bibliography. Though having read several questions related to that topic (e.g. 1, ...
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How is a mathematical formula represented in PDF?

If I compile a .tex file to a PDF, how will the PDF encode a mathematical formula like f.ex. the integral below? Is it a bitmap? Or how else is it encoded? And how can I extract the formula from a PDF ...
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Unicode char not set up for use with latex [duplicate]

I am trying to display something like ó í ö ß ... basicalliy European alphabet Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany. Should not be too hard. I load this package \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}. As ...
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language errors in bibliografy (from .bib file)

I created a bib file for my references. All my references are in english language. My document is in greek-english language. When I add those references at the end of my document all references are ...
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Should I avoid using 'inputenc', 'fontenc' and 'babel' in a document class?

I want to create a document class for my university department, it is supposed to serve as a template for students' bachelor and master theses. These theses must be written in Russian (or, in ...
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Problem with dtx file after LaTeX kernel upgrade (2018/04/01)

Today, the generation of one of my dtx files stopped with the error: ! Undefined control sequence. \UseTextAccent ...up \@firstofone \let \@curr@enc \cf@...
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Use utf-8 encoding instead of iso-8859-1

I am using htlatex to generate an html file. I use some special characters like é and å in the document. These characters come out looking fine when I open the resulting html file in Safari. ...
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Which characters are technically legal in macro names with T1?

Disclaimer: I am aware that one should not use special characters in macro names and do not recommend doing that (on the contrary). I ask this question purely out of curiosity. Until recently I ...
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While copy from pdf file and pasting in tex file getting inputenc error

Package inputenc Error: Unicode char fl (U+FB02)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. ...me, but the order of characters is shuffl