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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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Encoding issue : how to restore the original code

Opening a .tex file in any text editor (TexShop, Atom, ...) gives me the ugly %PDF-1.5 %ÐÔÅØ 3 0 obj << /Length 2988 /Filter /FlateDecode > stream xÚÍMwÛÆñî_[Á÷Lx¿ë=;Ø®ìŒ, Р...
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latexdiff encoding issue

I got the exact same problem as described here and here: umlauts are translated into strange characters; the output file does not compile the output file is UCS2-Little-Endian encoded (according to ...
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accents missing and inputenc package ignored when changing from pdfLatex to XeLaTeX

This is the error code that I get when changing from pdfLaTeX to XeLaTeX Package inputenc Warning: inputenc package ignored with utf8 based engines This is my preamble (it was from a template, ...
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Inputenc error with Swedish letter Å in .bib file

I am writing a scientific document using natbib for the bibliography. The .tex file and .bib file are UTF-8 encoded and I have \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} in the preamble. One of my references has ...
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LaTeX 2e's verbatim-environment and different input-encodings

The inputenc-package provides means for selecting an input-encoding for subsequent tex-input. If I understand correctly, the verbatim-environment as of the LaTeX 2ε-kernel does change ...
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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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What output encoding does `latexdiff` use?

I'm trying to use latexdiff on two versions of a document. These are encoded in UTF8 and have the \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} statement as first line within the preamble. I processed the files then ...
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Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined - ^^c0

I have a very large LaTeX document which can't be compiled because of following error: /usr/share/texlive/texmf-dist/tex/latex/pdfx/pdfx.sty:1398: Package inputenc Er ror: Keyboard character used is ...
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Problems encoding template

im new in latex and I'm writing my thesis in english using this brazilian-portuguese template (for formating reasons) but i'm having two problems: First, I'm getting tooo much errors when switching ...
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Pandas to_latex Encoding Issues

I'm using python and pandas to run a script and generate a latex table from a couple files I have. I'm doing this by importing a java .properties file (encoded in ISO-8859-1 with special unicode-...
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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 to properly display Unicode emoji? [duplicate]

I would like to display some Unicode emoji in a latex document. For example, how could I display the shrug emoji, i.e. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character (U+200E) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

I am new to LaTeX. I have searched my question but I couldn't find solution. When I export to PDF I am getting the error. ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character (U+200E) (inputenc) not set up ...
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does not compile and gives LaTeX Error: Option clash for package inputenc

I dont have inputenc written twice. at least i dont have it in my main tex file. i'm not sure what could be causing this error and could use some help in troubleshooting it. heres everything i have ...
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Insert Unicode 'increment' character

I'm trying to insert the Unicode 'increment' ∆ into my document as I'm describing an issue of two characters being mis-used. My MWE doesn't work because I can't figure out the second \...
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How do i use a cyrillic glyph/symbol/character in a math formula?

I am trying to use a cyrillic glyph as a symbol for a proportionality factor. It's the ӄ and its unicode number is 04C4 (see unicode page). So i crawled the english web for information on this, and ...
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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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glossaries: Setting unicode character as entry label

Why does the following compile with lualatex and fail with pdflatex when setting entry label to be Unicode character? % arara: pdflatex: { options: [ '-synctex=1', '-shell-escape' ]} % arara: ...
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Inputenc package error on my new pc

I have been having this issue for a while and I cannot seem to find a solution. I had been working on my thesis on my old laptop for quite a while, but something happened and I had to get a new one ...
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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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Can't execute jar from directory with umlaut

Okay so this is quite an exotic question and I am unsure whether it really fits on this page. But as it involves LaTeX I'll post it here. I have written a Java program that I am calling from inside ...
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Mystery sequence ïz£ in pdf

I get random copies of a sequence ïz£ (an "i" with the umlaut, a "z" with a dot sign over it, and a pounds sign) in my pdf. They seem to be generated by some of the figures, not all. Any suggestion?
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TeXLive and MikTeX behave differently in handling BOM in listing

This is a followup to a comment of mine posted in 2012. In short, MikTeX does not remove the leading BOM from listings, but TeXLive does, as shown in the following images. The leading BOM effect can ...
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How to write Quran via Latex?

I get this message when I compile it " ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ٰ (U+0670) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. " \documentclass[11pt,a4paper]{report} \...
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Encoding problem when using smartdiagramset

I am having problems with acute accentuation at i letter (the acute accentuation is í) after using the command \smartdiagramset{uniform color list=gray!60 for 4 items} after which all í's are ...
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Author name in bibliography contains special letters

I have a reference for article where author name contains several specific characters. Do I need a specific package for this case: Here is the reference: @article{matouvsek1998thel2, title={On the {...
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Possible to use$ \C$ for complex numbers with T2A encoding?

In using pdflatex on a document in English that will include some Cyrillic text. For math, I'd like to use $\C$ for the set of complex numbers. But the T2A encoding needed for babel with its russian ...
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Encoding for open box character

Trying to include a source-file into my latex document using the listings package, i got problems with the open box character. Using, \usepackage{listings} \lstset{language=Python} \lstset{ numbers=...
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My latex document can't seem to decode properly accentuated and other special french characters

My editor (TexMaker) is using utf-8 by default and when i try to use it in my preamble instead of latin it gives me errors! and right now i'm using latin and it dosen't decode properly my document! ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character, for unknown characters

I have a problem that seems to be quite common. When I compile my document I get several unicode errors, In my case I get errors on the characters \global (U+2D1) and \egroup(U+2F2). By dumb luck I ...
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German letters with double umlauts?

I'm trying to use german umlauts in my document, however if I use it like that: \documentclass[a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \usepackage[ansinew]{inputenc} ...
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How do I display Unicode characters with minted?

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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Cyrillic characters problem

I want to write a math paper that needs to be in Bulgarian (uses the same alphabet as Russian). However when I try to compile with pdflatex I get the following error for every cyrillic character: ! ...
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Weird Symbols when I opened my editor today

Yesterday, I edited my tex document as usual, but today I opened up the file and found gibberish. Someone please tell me if I can recover the original non gibberish file. Oh, good news is that the pdf ...
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Inputenc not working inside included file

So in the document section ű ő letter work perfectly fine, but inside another tex file which is included with \include{myothertexfile} into the document, is not working. Some of the documents inside ...
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Mactex + Texstudio Mojave new installation: Package inputenc Error: Unicode character 〖 (U+3016) [closed]

It's been a while since my last time using Mactex + Texstudio, which worked fine back then. Now with fresh installation I'm getting the below error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode character 〖 (U+...
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Bib2gls support for non-ASCII characters or non-english languages; .glstex is unable to load non-ASCII characters

I am trying to incorporate bib2gls into glossaries managment in my project, however I hit into trouble when using my native language (czech) and its diacritics (as far as my knowledge goes, those are ...
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Ø is not understood in text, but only in my bib-file, and vice versa [closed]

Sorry for my confusing title. :) I'm a newbie, so please bear with me. I use \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} but in order to write Ø, I have to write \O{} in the text. ...
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Package inputenc error unicode character − (u+200E)

Two of my tables in TexStudio are having the error: package inputenc error unicode character − (U+200E)not set up for use in LaTeX. Anybody knows what the exact problem is? SOLVED: invisible ...
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Is there a table like “the comprehensive LaTeX symbol list” indexed by Unicode code points?

Motivation: There are a lot of specific characters mentioned in How to solve the `Package inputenc Error: Unicode char not set up for use with LaTeX` problem? (This question can be considered as an ...
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Emoji insertion in latex pdf

Here is my code in latex file \begin{filecontents*}{example.eps} \RequirePackage{fix-cm} \documentclass[smallextended]{svjour3} \smartqed \usepackage{graphicx} \begin{document} \...
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Unicode to CP 0 conversion

I am writing a report in TeX using Winedt 8.1 editor. The language of the write-up is in two languages, in English and in Russian. For the English there is no problem and it compiles well. But when I ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ⁡ (U+2061) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

Getting this error while trying to upload my paper to the Springer journal. But it builds fine on my system. Any help?
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character × (U+00D7)

$\ln{\frac{1}{×}}$ I try to write this code for ln(1/x) but it doesn't matter, I define some package for example \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} but it doesn't matter really. anyone can help me?
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Redefining a command and special character

I am trying to redefine \v command (wedge above character) to do what \vec does in mathmode and preserve \v in a command called, say \hac. This code works perfect \documentclass{article} \let\hac\v% \...
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Unicode error U+308

I keep getting the following error and I am not sure how to correct it. These are the packages I have loaded: \usepackage{graphicx, setspace} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{har2nat} \usepackage{...
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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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inputenc: Unicode character … not set up for use with LaTeX

Note: This question turns out to be based on a mistaken premise, and the ‘aha!’ that may come from it, if you think you may have a similar problem, is that the pdftex in TeXLive 2018 handles UTF-8/...
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Unknown Unicode character 128 = U+0080

I am working on my PhD thesis and have a huge file to compile. In the package file, I included the following package and commented chapter by chapter but still, I get this error. I'll appreciate if ...
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!package inputenc error unicode character ​(u+200a)

im currently writing my bachelors thesis and while inserting some cites and adding something to my bib file the above mentioned error occured. i tried to "fix" it by removing all the steps prior to ...