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 properly display Unicode emoji?

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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Error: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ⊘ (U+2298)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

I have got a Problem. I added the pages and editions in Mendeley for my literature (Right klick and "update Details"). After compiling, I got the error: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ⊘ (U+...
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inputenc error on special character in bib file

references.bib: @Book{ref, author = {{\u c}}, title = {Title} } main.tex: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[backend=biber, style=alphabetic]{biblatex} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character � (U+FFFD) [duplicate]

When I compile a .tex file on a new computer, I got error message ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character � (U+FFFD) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. I tried to ...
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Trouble with encoding latin1 with biblatex

I am having a little trouble with biblatex package. When I try to compile (with pdflatex) the following WARN message is being returned: Process started: biber.exe AuxDirectory/"example" INFO - This ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character

I have installed a clean version of MacOs and also a new versione of MacTex. While compiling a tex file, i get the following error Package inputenc Error: Unicode character γ (U+3B3)(inputenc) not ...
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Error message with unknown character in UTF8

I have a problem regarding my .bib file and \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} After adding the literatur file \printbibliography to the main document I get this error message: I tried to plot a diagramm ...
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How do you remove the Unicode character U+2B9 error?

Every time I try to compile and run my Latex document I get the following error: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ʹ (U+2B9)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX.See the inputenc package ...
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wrong encoding using knitr on bibentry

I'm trying to cite packages used following this code: https://stackoverflow.com/a/43888025/8146116 I change the bibentry style to latex but I get the warning: Warning: :0-4: Some input could not ...
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CP437 vs. Latin-1 for German comp.sci. books

Let's assume that you typeset a computer-science book in German. The book will later be adapted to Springer's svmono.cls (see LaTeX templates in https://www.springer.com/gp/authors-editors/book-...
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How do I display trigrams from the Unicode miscellaneous symbols block?

How to encode special unicode symbols as in here in latex?
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Texmaker. File not found when opening a journal .tex template. Problem with encoding

I am trying to compile this Latex template from Genome biology and evolution using Texmaker in a Macbook Pro: https://academic.oup.com/DocumentLibrary/GBE/GBE_TeX_template.zip However, when I try to ...
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Cyrillic encoding problem in a bad style template

I have encountered curious problem. I am playing with a paper manuscript. The journal has its own style for submission, say, bad_template.sty which I am trying for the template manuscript (both the ....
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LTSpice - PGF/TikZ

I am a newcomer to LaTeX and came across PGF/TikZ by chance. Currently I try to draw the function graphs f(x) in PGF/TikZ, but with no success. Can anyone help me to read the data file from LTSpice ...
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\H{u} and \H{o} do not appear in the lualatex output PDF

The following .tex source file has been working fine for me for decades using pdflatex: \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{t1enc} \usepackage{lmodern} \def\...
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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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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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Can't compile Japanese quotation marks made using Vim digraphs

Rather than using floor and ceiling, I'd rather use what I would consider a proper UTF-8 character for Japanese quotation marks. Not only is it more intuitive, but it looks better (or should). I can ...
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Trouble with special cyrillic extension sign (Ge with middle hook = U+0494)

The problem should be clear from the title. I have been trying to type this special character for a while. So far, anything failed. The weird this is: I can find this sign in kile right at "Cyrillic ...
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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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How to use extended ASCII characters in the lstlisting environment?

When using extended ASCII characters inside the lstlisting environment, i.e. those corresponding to codes 191 - 197 (literally: ┐, └, ┴, ┬, ├, ─, ┼), latex produces the following error: Package ...