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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Problems with encoding of .bbl file created by BibTeX for LuaLaTeX

I am trying to use BibTeX and LuaLaTeX. However, I get the error message File: project.bbl String contains an invalid utf-8 sequence for several bibliography entries that contain characters such as ...
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Problem with Latex encoding - Force Latex to accept character and ignore Errors?

I have somewhat of an unusual problem. I'm trying to write the quote There are three hard problems in computer science: 1) Converting from PDF, 2) Converting to PDF, and 3) O̳̳̳̳̳̳̳̳̳̳̳̳̳̳̳̳̳Ҙ҉҉҉ʹʹ҉...
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\DeclareUnicodeCharacter not working at all

The following code should be valid but doesn't compile at all. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{0052}{W} \begin{document} RRRR \end{document} and I get ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ̀ (U+300) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

I am struggling understanding how to solve this error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ̀ (U+300) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. I have seen this related question, but the problem ...
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Conflicts between usepackage {inputenc} and {fontenc} by BibLateX

In previous questions (see Special character \oe and BiblateX with XeLateX andProblem of compilation with XelateX (Package soul error), I presented my problem related to the taking into account of the ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char ^^A (U+0001) not set up for use with LaTeX

I upgraded from an older Mac with High Sierra to a new Mac with Catalina and installed a fresh TeX Live package with TeXShop. Two of my old TeX files run fine, but the third is stalling even though I ...
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PdfLatex and UTF-16LE

Is there an option to process UTF-16LE file directly by pdflatex, without the conversion to UTF-8? And does xelatex have such an option?
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Chinese RMB symbol converted to dollar sign instead

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{ctex} \usepackage[table]{xcolor} \begin{document} ¥ \end{document} output: It only works with XeLaTeX. Doesn't even compile using Latex. Error message:...
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Is it possible to change the language from english to other in lstset?

Generally speaking. Is it possible to change the language from english to other for captions in lstset? If yes, how do I do it? Example of captioned text: \lstinputlisting[language=Matlab,caption={...
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How to solve this package inputenc Error: Unicode character 𝐴 (U+1D434)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX [closed]

How to solve this package issue. My code for annual report is too long. I cannot post here.
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Is UTF a TeXLive standard now? [duplicate]

I'll probably be scolded for this, but I couldn't find an appropriate answer here nor by seraching the internet (perhaps I need another way of phrasing the question). I use TeXLive 2020 on Debian ...
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A question about Unicode character (U+0096)(inputenc)

I am using a LaTeX document which can be compiled without any problems. However, after copying some text into the document, I have got a large number of errors that say: Package inputenc Error: ...
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How to put a picture inside a dvi file?

I want to use Helevetica Neue for producing a dvi file. As this means using a standard system (non LaTex) font, this leave LuaTeX as the only option. I’m simply using something like this: \photo{/...
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Does unicode input slow down compilation?

I use a lot of unicode symbols, auto-inserted with a TeXStudio macro (e.g. "\alpha " --> "α"). This makes it easier for me to read my .tex file. These (~100) characters are declared in a .sty file ...
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LaTeX, use czech characters inside of commands

is there any way to use czech characters (ě, š, č, ř, ž, ý, á, í, é etc.) inside of commands? I am currently trying to use the attachfile package to embed another file in my main file. I tried using ...
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I am facing problem of U+FB00, U+FB02

I am using Texmaker for practicing, While practicing tex, I encountered 3 errors that are as follows: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ff (U+FB00)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX....
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Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence using {lstlisting}

I have the next code error codealcance.tex 58 Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H <return> for immediate help....
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Error: Unicode character ​ (U+200B) [duplicate]

I'm getting this error marcoteorico.tex 31 Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ​ (U+200B) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. See the inputenc package documentation for ...
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ERROR: Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence. / only inside listing

Within a dtx file: I'm able to typeset French characters (such as "é") in a document. but not in tcolorbox listings, with or without guards (1) I tried adding \UseRawInputEncoding in the preamble as ...
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Inputting a list of files in a for loop corrupts special characters

I have a main.tex beamer file and a list of files in a subfolder like: subfolder/John1.tex subfolder/John2.tex subfolder/John3.tex subfolder/Mike1.tex subfolder/Mike2.tex subfolder/Mike3.tex ...
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Use latin1 and utf8 at the same time

In the same article, I am including several section by the function \include{}, but they are encoding with latin1 and utf8. I was using \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}, but when I try to include (...
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Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence

I'm writing a report with several imported code (I'm using listing package), and I come across the error in the title when the compiler started parsing one of the imported code text. Looking at the ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ِ (U+0650)

I used Overleaf for writing Latex document, but after compiling compete I got the following error Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ِ (U+0650) (inputenc) not set up for use ...
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What is the current preferred method for enabling Unicode characters in mathematical formulas in LaTeX that runs on the unmodified TeX engine?

I am trying to make LaTeX recognize Unicode characters in mathematical formulas. The symbols used are already present in the original Computer Modern fonts and are completely standard (e.g., \alpha, \...
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How to use inputenc, fontspec, fontenc, mathdesign and babel to properly render cyrillics and UTF-8 characters?

MWE: % main.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[urw-garamond]{mathdesign} % \usepackage{fontenc} T1,T2A? % \usepackage{fontspec} ? \usepackage[russian,english]{babel} ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character (U+2003) [duplicate]

I am new to LaTeX. I am writing my thesis and it was working fine, until recently I got slide in LaTeX, to which I wanted to prepare. So long story short it wasn't able to open, so I was trying few ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character а (U+0430)

I run a Latex file, and I got this error. How I can solve it? Package inputenc Error: Unicode character а (U+0430) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX.
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Encoding in Kile everytime wrong

I am using Kile for my Latex editor. However as I mentioned in my last question I had severla problem with special characters like üäö With the help of you I found out that a wrong coding was the ...
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Why do German umlauts and sharp s (ß) work without a package in LaTeX?

I am used to the fact that LaTeX will only know letters like ä, ö, ü, or ß if I use packages like \usepackage{ucs} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} Today, I tried LaTeX on a Mac ...
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Special Characters in LaTeX

What is the best way to use special characters in LaTeX? I saw some answers here suggesting that I should use LuaLaTeX but I am not familiar with formatting on it, and I have just begun using LaTeX ...
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Input Encoding error: Unicode not setup with Latex [duplicate]

I have a problem with the encoding of my .bib file. It is most definitely related to this question, however the proposed solution does not work for me and the error message (see below) is slightly ...
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xparse: inputenc error from unicode character in package description

I am developing a couple of LaTeX packages for my university. They should be easy to use and widely applicable. Of course, the packages provide many new macros which I define using xparse's interface ...
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Korean symbols in Latex

I'm writing an article in english but I should add some Korean symbols. E.g., 아스트로 in a sentence. Latex returns an error: package inputenc error: unicode character 아스트로 How can I fix this problems?...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ↯ (U+21AF) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

The title says it all, I am trying to add the unicode character ↯ (U+21AF) to my code but I get this error. I have been searching for similar questions but none of the answers worked for me. I have ...
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How do I make LaTeX understand Unicode characters ↔︎ and ↕︎

I understand that LaTeX has horrible Unicode support, and if I want Unicode I should be using XeTeX. And I have read Entering Unicode characters in LaTeX but it doesn't seem to do what I want. What I ...
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xelatex file name in cp1251: can't find file

I have TeXLive 2019 installed on a Windows machine, the FS encoding is cp1251 (Russian). I have a file named "ООО ТРАНССВЯЗЬ.tex". When I run: > pdflatex "ООО _ТРАНССВЯЗЬ_.tex" The file is ...
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Umlaut not working in Windows

I'm fairly new to LaTeX and wanted to setup my Visual Studio Code to work with LaTeX. At the moment the compiler always throws an error when I am trying to compile a document with umlauts in it. I ...
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Draw Tikzpicture

I would like to draw the following picture using tikzpicture. Could you please help me? Thanks in advance. Regards, MSA
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Can't compile utf8 with xcookybooky

Since I've left for quite long time Latex, I am actually facing a compiling problem with utf8 inside xcookybooky package (V1.5). I am trying to type a simple recipe that I wrote in utf8 format. ...
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Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte 160

I am using TeXstudio to compile my .tex file for writing a report. Unfortunately I get the error Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte 160 which is related to the .bib and .bbl files. Could ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ´ (U+00B4)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

I just started using LaTeX (with texstudio). I have never worked on LaTeX before. I faced this error and I don't know how to solve it. I tried to look at this website (tex.stackexchange). There are ...
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Minted using imported .m-files with å ä ö in code

Firstly, some hopefully useful information: Python version: 3.8.0 Pygments version 2.5.1 TexLive 2019 Texmaker 5.0.3 Build using PDFLaTeX (tried XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX as well) Windows 10 (if that ...
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letters with accents gone

Today I used Dropbox to transfer all my tex-files from my computer to my new Laptop (same OS). In all the tex-files, my letters with accents (é, è, à, etc.) are gone and I get the error "Package ...
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PDF metadata from translations \GetTranslation produces incorrect chararcter encoding?

While coding my own class I use \GetTranslation from the translations package to allow using different languages and \hypersetup from hyperref to set PDF metadata. If I use \GetTranslation in the ...
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Input/output encoding for symbols in Latex for conversion to Microsoft Word using Pandoc

I am using Texmaker to produce .tex files that I want to convert into .docx files using Pandoc. I have some math symbols in the paragraphs of the document. My workaround was to use, for example, $\...
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inputenc, Sanskrit/Pali, transliteration and utf8 4-byte encoding

For a Dharma playing card project I created a database (charset utf8mb4) that stores (among other things) Pali/Sanskrit terms and their transliteration. The goal is to have an easy web interface to ...
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LuaLaTeX and Gnuplot (Cairolatex terminal): “Undefined control sequence. \inputencoding”

I recently went from pdflatex to lualatex. Quite happy so far except of one thing: I am unable to include Gnuplot graphs created using the cairolatex terminal (options "pdf input"). The error I get is ...
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trying to move back from polyglossia to babel

I am using XeLaTeX because Unicode. What am I doing wrong? I do not see the inputenc dependency (guess indirect?), and have no idea how to proceed: \documentclass[a4paper, twoside]{book} \usepackage[...
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Exporting doxygen to pdf using Latex - Package inputenc Error

I'm trying to generate a single pdf file out of doxygen documentation. I run doxygen and then in latex folder I run the make file. The making process runs for a moment and then halts with this ...
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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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