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Is the package xunicode still needed with XeLaTeX? [duplicate]

I searched all over and could not find a proper answer for this. If my document only uses OpenType fonts (e.g., NewCM10-Book, NewCMMono10-Book, NewCMMath-Book and Roboto), with fontspec and unicode-...
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LuaLaTeX bugged out with unicode in supplementary planes?

MWE: \documentclass[margin=0pt, 12pt]{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmonofont{FiraCodeNerdFontPropo}[ Extension = .ttf, Path = ../../../fonts/FiraCodeNerdFont/, ...
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! LaTeX Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence (�ti) in arxiv

I have the following LaTeX, with errors like ! LaTeX Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence (�ti). If I put \UseRawInputEncoding at the beginning of the document, it then compiles without errors locally, ...
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Bolding IPA symbols with tipa

I am using the tipa package for IPA in my dissertation. I would like to bold certain symbols, and have tried, e.g.: \textbf{\textipa{\!d}}. However, they do not bold in Latex's default font (computer ...
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How to write the characters in Unicode block "Miscellaneous Technical"

I want to include some special Unicode string to my overleaf report. In particular the Straightness ⏤ (U+23E4), Cylindricity ⌭ (U+232D), Symmetry ⌯ (U+232F), and Electrical Arrow ⌁ (U+2301). However, ...
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The U+0126 problem

See, I wanted to type Ħ but I couldn't find any command so please can you find a command except Ħ as a Unicode character. I'm also using XeLaTeX, but the viewers aren't so please help me and those ...
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invalid utf-8 sequence error from .bib file despite valid character in main document

I'm working on a paper main.tex with a separate Bibtex file references.bib. I compile with: lualatex main bibtex main lualatex main (Note that I must use bibtex because the journal style is not ...
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Unicode character U+1E2B

Is there a plain TeX way to to to enter the unicode U+1E2B character? Some fonts have this character, for example Libertine, and some don't. (I am working with Minion Pro, and it does not have it.) Is ...
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Alleged missing character in IBM Plex

I'm having an issue getting some special characters to work when using LuaLaTeX and the IBM Plex fonts. Here's a minimal example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{plex-serif} \usepackage{plex-sans}...
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How to use "\textstrokecapitalt"

I am using Overleaf to create a report, and I have to use some Latin characters in the text. For the word "SȾÁUTW̱", the unicodes are: (U+023E) \textstrokecapitalt for "Ⱦ" (U+00C1)...
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`\futurelet` how to get the replacement macro for `\UTFviii@three@octets`?

I want to use \futurelet to test the following token. Towards this end I have a setup that looks like the following: \makeatletter \def\@ExpandSub{% \typeout{Given Input: \meaning\@input}% \...
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Latex errors at special character

I have a special unicode character "𝌠" in LyX. When language is set to czech (as is the actual text) and encodung set to "standard for given language" and "standard" ...
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Sort greek and latin letters in one symbol glossary

I am writing my PhD thesis and create a list of symbols with glossaries and xindy. Here, latin and greek letters are used. The problem is the correct sorting with xindy. If I use english for sorting, ...
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glyphtounicode incompatible fonts with TeX Live 2021 and later: What does = do in \pdfmapline? What difference does subsetting make?

The following MNWE fails with TeX Live 2021 onwards. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{dictsym} \begin{document} \dsbiological \end{document} Compilation ends with <</usr/local/texlive/2023/...
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Command to remove diacritics

I would like a command that removes diacritics. I can write such a function in Python: import unicodedata def dediacritic(word): result = u"".join([unicodedata.normalize("NFD",...
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XeLaTeX + fontspec + StylisticSet changes underlying Unicode characters in the text

I have recently played a bit with OpenType features in some fonts for Insular variants of certain characters – and when I make a document containing characters like s, t, g and set the appropriate ...
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Vietnamese alphabetical sorting with glossaries-extra

I've got a problem with sorting glossary entries in my paper as follows: đ is supposed to come before p, but glossaries-extra doesn't recognize that. Here is my MWE: \documentclass[12pt, a4paper, ...
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LaTeX displays (replaces? shows?) combining comma above right (U+315) as a backtick/grave accent (U+0060)

I am using Overleaf to write a grammar of Lushootseed (a native language) and I need to use the symbol ƛ̕, which is composed of ƛ and ̕ (a combining diacritic). I've been able to get other characters ...
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Double hyphen in Taiwanese language carries grammatical function

In the Taiwanese language, double hyphen carries grammatical function and is used frequently. Example: Āu--ji̍t chiah koh lâi. (Come again the day after tomorrow.) Āu-ji̍t chiah koh lâi. (Come again ...
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Upsilon with hook symbol

I'm looking for symbol which looks like this: https://graphemica.com/%CF%92 I also found ϒ in UTF, but I'm not able to compile file and I don't find \Upupsilon satisfying. Thanks in advance.
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A simple UTF-8 adaption partially works in Knuth's TeX and do nothing in LuaTeX

Once more time I am (frustratingly losing time: true joke!) trying to use better TeX primitives. The next snippet doesn't work as expected in Knuth's Tex. The lower case version simply swallow the ...
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Identifying location on unicode error [duplicate]

I am knitting my document using bookdown in rmarkdown. I'm getting this error LaTeX Error: Unicode character ; (U+037E) I've tried searching the .tex file but not found where this is in my document....
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Make LaTeX directly recognize unicode symbol [duplicate]

I want to write the document in English, and copy-paste some text from online sources, where unicode symbols are usually used, for example: $\frac{dω(τ)}{dτ}$ The letter tau is compilable in many ...
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Automatically converting XeLaTeX document to work with pdflatex

I've got a Literate Agda document, which contains a large number of unicode characters. It builds nicely with XeLaTeX and life is good. The problem is that arxiv only supports pdflatex, and I'd like ...
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How can I arrange it so that I can use Greek characters directly in my LaTeX sources?

Support for non-ASCII characters has come a long way since the 1980s, and today we are accustomed, as users of computing devices, to be able to insert arbitrary Unicode characters via differing ...
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Use unicode text in tex document

I try below sample but can not pass compile: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} ├── version.txt └── visible_windows.zip \end{document} Error: ! Missing $ inserted. <inserted text> ...
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Problem in writing/inserting special symbol [closed]

I am writing text in Latex, but getting error message “Unicode character”. How to correct it? K(a+b,c-2) +L(a-b,c+1) Secondly, I want to use arrow therefore using command $\Rightarrow$. But instead ...
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I wish to use "engraved font" type glyphs for set names e.g. 𝔸, 𝔹, ℂ, 𝔻,… (U+1D538 – U+2149) but struggling to find LaTex codes for them

Hopefully LaTex symbols exist for these "engraved font" type of Unicode glyphs for single letters of the alphabet [A-Z][a-z] which are included with many fonts in the Extended Unicode range. ...
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How to insert a single cuneiform (Sumerian) unicode character in a XeTeX document?

I have seen examples of inserting single characters when the font package is known, as in the following example with the character "anchor" using dingbat. But I do not know how to do it with ...
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Use DocStrip (.dtx) with Unicode input

When I compile this file (test.dtx) with tex test.dtx && latexmk -pdflua test.tex, it doesn't support the UTF8 input. %<*driver> \input docstrip.tex \keepsilent \askforoverwritefalse \...
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LaTeX Error: Unicode character е (U+0435) [closed]

I copy-pasted a paragraph from my google doc onto overleaf and I'm getting this error. I don't understand what it means and I realise that it has to do something with latex not expecting a character ...
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Xetex and combining unicode characters

I decided to use the combining over arrows like the ones in the following characters: Ω⃗,M⃗,B⃗,Ω⃡,E⃡. I am using xelatex already because I need the unicode support for other sorts of characters. ...
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csvsimple struggles with loading UTF-8 characters

I am trying to get csvsimple to load a table column and display its contents in an enumerated list. I got to a point where it works for ASCII characters and even some letters with diacritics, but it ...
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Is there a "smooth" version of \Letter?

From the ifsym package I have \Letter, which gives Is there a smooth version of this? I want something like the Unicode ✉, or
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pgfkeys + hyperxmp + utf8 problem

I am trying define a command where I use pgfkeys to process multiple options. Some of these are used to set meta-information in the pdf using hyperxmp. Example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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Define "Macron below" / combining low line (U+0332) as a unicode character to underline text

Consider the following (compile with xelatex): \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[verbose]{newunicodechar} % List of symbols supported by Symbola at % https://www.fileformat....
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Using Demotic Alef unicode character with Noto font package and pdfLaTeX

I'm editing some documents for my institution and need a few Demotic (ancient Egyptian script) characters: Alef: ꜣ and Ꜣ; Unicode: U+A723 and U+A722. Ayin: ꜥ and Ꜥ; Unicode: U+A725 and U+A724.^1 It ...
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\Umathaccent works with Type 1 fonts but not with OpenType

I am in the early stages of experimenting with accents in XeTeX/Unicode. This began because I wanted to be able to use MathTime Pro 2's bold and heavy accents without necessarily making the symbol ...
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Increase size of superscript letter diacritics

I'm working with transcriptions of medieval texts and so have to deal with diacritic craziness while also being limited to the Libertinus Serif font which has dismal support for superscript letters. ...
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How to use sans-serif italic greek letter in math mode?

I am typing \mathsf{\eta X \eta^\top} to represent 3 matrices multiplying together. I choose to use sans-serif fonts as matrices, but the greek letter \eta cannot be displayed as sans-serif fonts. I ...
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Big LaTeX delimiters have a weird encoding in the pdf. How can I avoid this?

I noticed recently that changing the size of parentheses in LaTeX results in a different encoding of the text in the pdf (as determined using the copy/paste functionality in my pdf viewer). For ...
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Resizable delimiters with StixTwo OTF without unicode-math

What exactly is involved with setting up delimiters with XeTeX, Unicode, and OpenType fonts? I found this answer https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/692859/224317 which looks promising. I have also ...
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How do \left | and \right | actually work?

How do \left | and \right | actually work, specifically when packages like fontspec or mathspec are involved and unicode fonts are used? I sort of understand how other kinds of brackets and ...
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Off-centred dagesh when writing Hebrew with babel package in LuaLaTeX

I am writing a document in Hebrew with nikud in LuaLaTeX using the babel package. I can't understand why the 'dagesh' (the dot that sits inside letters) is consistently off-centred to the left. Here ...
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New Twitter symbol 𝕩?

I am trying to write the new Twitter symbol to a file but I don't understand how to use declareunicodecharacter in this case. Does anyone know if it can be generated 𝕩 ?
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TexStudio and TexLive 2021 in Custom Linux OS "Package inputenc error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence"

I want to know how to make the symbol can be compiled and shown? Thus I can use symbol of omega instead of writing $\omega$, or symbol of pi instead of $\pi$. I am able to do this and compile it in ...
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Command \; invalid in math mode [closed]

I get this warning when I try to compile my latex file. This is very confusing, I thought \; was a proper way of adding spacing in math mode. Even more confusing is that most lines generating this ...
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Inserting unicode character with fontspec does not work

I am using XeLaTeX and fontspec and trying to insert a Turkish Lira symbol ₺ into my document. Minimal example: \documentclass{report} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{xspace} \newfontfamily\...
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How to render unicode symbols?

I have the following latex code. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} \begin{verbatim} █ [1:0x561b3f574358] <list> ├─[2:0x561b3e9cd938] <dbl> ├─[3:...
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Unknown Unicode character 128 = U+0080, U+0098, U+0099

I have the same problem which is described here: Unknown Unicode character 128 = U+0080. Error because of U+0080, U+0098 and U+0099. The errors are displayed in my masterdoc in the line directly ...
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