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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When and why should I use % !Mode:: “TeX:UTF-8” directive?

I often see the following lines are included at the beginning of the tex files: % !TEX TS-program = xelatex % !TEX encoding = UTF-8 Unicode % !Mode:: "TeX:UTF-8" Directives started with % !TEX are ...
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What UTF-8 characters are valid/invalid in utf8 inputenc?

I'm writing a Python program that reads some text files and writes the data to some TeX files. Unfortunately the TeX compilation stops with Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:´é« not set up for ...
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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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trouble with inputenc package

im having a hard time with TeXnicCenter 2.0 (with MikTex) on Windows 7. I set up a quite simple code. But the letters äüö seem to appear when they want to. I got a project file with another file ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Scandinavian letter Ø triggers math error

I'm writting an article in Norwegian, and thereby I'm required to use \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}. This package allows my name to be spelled correctly (Øyvind). But some of my Ø's result in a math ...
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Error in LyX when including ≥ symbol: Unicode char \u8:≥ not set up for use with LaTeX

I know many questions already relate to this problem in LaTeX. However, I'm using LyX classicthesis and included the character ≥ by Insert > special character > symbol, and got this error Unicode char ...
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error to open restored tex file after accidental delete

I accidentally deleted a LaTeX file. I recuperated after using a restoration software, but when I try to open it, a pop up shows an encoding error stating the document can not be decoded correctly and ...
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Encoding Messed Up File

I wish I knew how this happened. Using Texshop, under Preferences, encoding is UTF-8. File contains the following lines in the preamble: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} When I ...
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inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX with G-Brief

Good morning everybody, I've used the following file serveral times to create letters. I've never had any issues. But now, out of the sudden, I am getting the following error for each German letter (...
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Strange First Page Generated by \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}

I started learning LaTex ca 1 year ago at sharelatex.com. There it was said that the package \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} should always be included in your document preamble if unsure. However, I have ...
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Problems with french accents (again)

It has been two years since I have started using Latex (on a Mac), and up to now I have written my text without worrying about the possible output (as if it was a WYSIWYG), and at the moment of ...
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Problems with font encoding in the editor

How can I fix the following problem with a file in TeXmaker? I did this to my text file(brief example): �������\\\ My text file looks like a bunch of windings. I cannot seem to fix the problem in my ...
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No pdf in Latex compilation even though the encoding is correct

EDIT 2: LINK TO DOWNLOAD THE tex FILE: http://www.mediafire.com/download/a2aaczrqzobv1q2/send.zip I have a .tex file whose preamble is this: EDIT: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper,twoside,openany]{...
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ASCII graphs in LaTeX document?

I have ASCII graphs which I want to get nicer like the below. How can I embed ASCII graphs nicely converted to LaTeX document? Input 11 11 01 10 <-> 10 01 00 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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+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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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

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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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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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
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Danish character encoding broken with nested lstlisting

In order to help TexStudio with its intellisense, I wrapped a \lstnewenvironment inside a \newenvironment. This allowed TeXStudio to properly highlight the newly defined environment. However, when I ...
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Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined for begin document

I get the following error when trying to typeset my document: ./masterproef.tex:68: Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined (inputenc) in inputencoding `ascii'. ...
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Getting german “umlaut” written correctly

I guess this question has already been asked. but I just can't solved. I have a template in which I need to write in german. and I don't get the "Umlauts". hier are the package that I'm used: \...
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Package Inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8: not set up for use with LaTeX

I am writing my thesis using MiXTeX 2.9 and Winedt 10 as my editor. I use biblatex with Biber as backend. I have created a main file, "thesis", from which I load individual chapters using the \input ...
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Can I incorporate a \unicode-based formula into TeXShop 3.64?

The Mathematica TeXForm command gives me \text{DifferenceRoot}[\{\unicode{f818},\unicode{f80d}\}\unicode{f4a1}\{(-15 \unicode{f80d}-42) \unicode{f818}(\unicode{f80d})-15 \unicode{f818}(\unicode{...
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How to add a UTF8 arabic or farsi symbol to Texlive?

the following MWE gives a error \documentclass{article} \usepackage{etex} %\usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[LFE,LAE,OT1]{fontenc} \usepackage[farsi,arabic]{babel} \...
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Keyboard character used is undefined

My reference list include letters from different languages, such as á, ö, 第. I get ! Package inputenc Error: Keyboard character used is undefined EDIT [Copied from deleted answer by cfr as ...
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Encoding error when knitr -> LaTeX -> PDF

I have a document written in knitr. I can export it to HTML and docx, but not PDF for some reason. The Rmd file is here http://cl.ly/dJka?_ga=1.30252732.2076817589.1442770201 It says ! Package ...
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inputenc -w- \scantokens \expandafter

Sorry to bother everyone again - this is a followup question to my earlier question: Can openout handle a filename with spaces? (I suppose I can combine this with the earlier question, but this ...