Questions tagged [unicode]

{unicode} is for questions about Unicode (an international standard for character encoding) and its implementations. For questions about input encodings use {input-encodings}.

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Putting listingsutf8 literate definitions in a separate file with \input

I have a set of literate options for the listings package that I would like to move to an external file, so I don't have to paste them in every time. (The eventual goal is to have LaTeX commands ...
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How to \input{} a tex file with unicode characters

I have a big table that containing the Unicode character "±". If I put this table on my main tex file, there is no problem. But when I put it in another tex file and try to \input{} it, then ...
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Using unicode to input symbols in math mode with unicode-math

I want to input a lambda with a bar (ƛ) with font STIX Two Math in math mode. I've checked in the unicode table that it had a code U+019B, and I'm sure STIX Two Math contains this character. I've ...
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Missing font symbols for operators

I'd like to print operators such as union and intersection (\bigcup and \bigcap) in math mode, but apparently they are missing from the Fira Math fonts I'm currently using for my beamer document. I ...
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Using ucharclasses and XeLaTeX for ancient Greek

When I use ucharclasses with XeLaTeX to automatically change the font for Greek text, I find that it sometimes inserts transitions at the wrong point, within the Greek text. (Note: I am using the ...
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How can I get both Greek and Unicode characters to render in a verbatim environment?

I am including some Julia code that uses Unicode characters, including Greek letters, in a verbatim environment. I've tried LaTeX, XeLaTeX, and LuaLaTeX (and am still open to using any of them), but ...
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The Czech accents ěščřžý are not showing in the output

I have the following MnWE, and it is non-working since after xelatex.exe it doesn't show the Czech letters with accents ěščřž, but it shows "á". So how do I type these accents no matter how ...
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Adding unicode (Cherokee) characters in Latex? [duplicate]

Most of my Latex is in regular English, but there are a couple of lines of Cherokee here and there that I want to include. What packages do I need to install? I tried playing around with fontspec and ...
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Adding one or two Vietnamese words in lualatex

I'm using lualatex and I just need to have a couple Vietnamese workds. I'd like to be able to do the special characters like /^a but some of the letters have diacritics above and below, such as: ậ I ...
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Entering unicode character for Chi-Rho in LaTeX

I am in the middle of a very long document (which means I will not be able to switch to XeTeX or LuaTeX), and everything is close to done with the exception of a few missing symbols. The symbols all ...
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Simplest way to write Greek and English text in the long-term and for all OS

I have written LaTeX documents with lots of greek text and also interspersed with English sentences some time ago. Including bibliography. I used babel and pdflatex for this. Now I am trying to show ...
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\DeclareUnicodeCharacter: Timed Out

I would like to add a letter from an alphabet in another language. I'm using the package: \usepackage{wasysym}. In which I've defined my letter as follows: \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{1293}{ና}. However, ...
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Package inputenc: Unicode character ≤ (U+2264) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX - Error caused by unnoticed literal “≤”

When trying to build my LaTeX-file with latexmk in VS Code using Latex Workshop extension, the following error is thrown: Package inputenc: Unicode character ≤ (U+2264) (inputenc) not set up for use ...
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Use any unicode character in source with pdfLaTeX (without XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX)

I'm writing a script that converts .md files into latex source code and compiles it to a .pdf. I've been using pdfLaTeX and would rather not refactor this late in the game. I want to be able to handle ...
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Tool from unicode to LaTeX or to generate a LaTeX code that trasform a unicode symbol to LaTeX

I am currently looking for a tool that converts unicode code to TeX/LaTeX language. Actually I have not found nothing. There are many tools on the web that trasform the symbol from LaTeX to UNICODE ...
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How can I get Latin Modern/Computer Modern serif double-struck/blackboard-bold characters which copy/paste as unicode when using unicode-math?

I want my characters to copy-paste as Unicode when I copy them from the PDF. I also want them to look like the traditional Latin Modern font. For unrelated reasons, I need to use LuaLaTeX rather ...
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Font for U+A734, U+A735?

I use Unicode Hex Input on macOS Catalina, and have the MWE \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} testꜵ \end{document} However, my ...
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Missing character ⚠ (U+26A0) when using pandoc xelatex engine on a markdown document

I have a markdown document with the ⚠ (U+26A0) symbol in it. I'm using pandoc 2.11.3.1 on Ubuntu 18.04 as this: pandoc -f markdown -t pdf -H preamble.tex -c style.css --pdf-engine=xelatex -o file.pdf ...
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What is the best way to enter the devangari add-on vowel signs to a LaTeX source file?

I have tried several answers about entering Unicode codepoint directly in LaTeX source file. But those solutions (e.g. \symbol{}, or \char"....) don't seem to work for me. I use the velthuis ...
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Case change of UTF-8 characters breaks them in PDF metadata

I was using an expandable macro to change case of a text stored in another macro. The result was used in several parts of the document and in the PDF metadata. Here I encountered an interesting ...
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What font can give me the Christmas tree?

I succeed in obtaining e.g. ☦︎, from Unicode U+2626, by means of the Arial Unicode MS font. But it does not give me the evergreen tree, or Christmas tree with unicode U+1F332. What fonts may I use to ...
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Is there a way to get ℔ (U+2114) without china2e in LuaLaTeX?

I'd like to use ℔ in LuaLaTeX. Unfortunately it seems none of the most commonly used fonts and china2e from 1997 - the only package I found which supposedly supports this symbol - isn't even available ...
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latexmk fails with Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence even though I already used multiple tools to convert file to utf-8!

I would like to use latexmk in Visual Studio Code with the LaTeX plugin but I am facing some issues regarding encoding: Package inputenc: Invalid UTF-8 byte "A4. Package inputenc: Invalid UTF-8 ...
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How to find unicode characters represented via \string command

I'm using PDFLaTex compiler and want to produce PDF/A-1b format file. I'm using the package \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}. I'm having problem with the unicode encoding for PDF meta-data. I want to use ...
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tt and ti characters are not getting copied correctly

I have formatted my resume in Latex using overleaf but when I copy the paragraph to a word file certain characters are not getting copied correctly. For example Fixed bugs in the flu􀆩er mobile ...
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Symbol “¿” in XeTeX and LuaTeX shows in PDF as “£”

In this example code: \documentclass{apa7} \title{¿¿¿¿} \shorttitle{¿¿} \author{Author} \affiliation{Independent} \begin{document} \maketitle \end{document} All ¿ symbols are changed to £. I tried ...
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strange unicode behavior in listings [duplicate]

I have the minimal document here: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \usepackage{listings} \setmainfont{Stix} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Math} \setmonofont{Fira Mono} \begin{document} ...
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LuaLaTeX invisible unicode characters

I have a minimal document: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} this is λ lambda \end{document} When building with latex, is gives the error Package inputenc: Unicode character λ (U+03BB) (...
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How to define a unicode math symbol available in a unicode math font in terms of a hexadecimal value?

Given that I have a unicode math font with a glyph that I want to use in math mode, how can I, using the unicode-math package, define the glyph? I can get this to kind of work using \...
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Are there any other fonts for Tamil fractions?

I'm Using TexLive2020 using the TexStudio editor in Linux. I can typeset in Tamil using Xelatex and Lualatex.I was able to typeset the Tamil fraction (LaTeX/XeTeX setup Tamil/Indic languages) as ...
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Unicode character matching in Latex macros

I have a problem getting a macro working with UTF-8 characters. I was able to boil down my problem to the following non-working minimal example: \documentclass{beamer} \def\ta#1#2{BA} \begin{document} ...
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Why does hyphenation orphan combining accents?

While testing a package I was writing to map Greek beta code to Unicode, I discovered a bug in both Babel and Polyglossia, running under either XeTeX or LuaTeX. The packages will happily insert a ...
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**LaTeX** insert Unicode Characters (relational Database chars)

I recently tried to insert the Characters for the relational Algebra (left/right (semi) join, ...) but failed up to now. I know that it is problematic with Unicode and ASCII encoding, but I thought ...
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How to make a function/macro read what's written after it (CJK characters in a string)?

I am not very experienced with Latex so my question may be elementary. I have this code: \usepackage{CJKutf8} \begin{CJK}{UTF8}{min}{ABC的风格}\end{CJK} And this results in me getting 'ABC的风格' which is ...
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TeX4ebook handles accented characters incorrectly

I'm trying TeX4ebook on the following minimal LaTeX file: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{csquotes} \title{Título} \author{Autor} \date{...
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Half consonants [closed]

Is there a generalized code to get the half-consonants? The half-consonants are where a consonant appears cut-off from the right hand side and only about 50-75% of the consonant is visible starting ...
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some errors in the overleaf documents

\documentclass[a4paper,titlepage,oneside, reqno]{amsart} \usepackage[left=2.7cm, right=2.5cm, top=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[dutch,polish,swedish,french,german,...
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Package Inputenc Error with morefloats package

Herewith package morefloats, I got the error message saying Package inputenc Error: Unicode character (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. \usepackage{morefloats} I'm wondering if anyone can help ...
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Locally and one-slot-oriented font encoding definition change

Related to "Ð vs Đ": Wrong mappings when copying from PDF with \pdfgentounicode with newtx. I have even tried changing /Eth to /Dcroat in lm-ec.enc and tested new MWE using lmodern and ð Ð đ ...
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Double diacritic

I am composing with XeLaTeX (no teubner package...) and I need to use on the same letter the diacritic for long, brevis and the accent. I tried as follows but the character that directly follows (α) ...
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Pashto Alphabets in Latex

I am writing a paper on Latex (overleaf) that has some Pashto writing. I found this package, ArabTeX, but it only works for the Arabic and Farsi alphabet, not for Pashto special letters. For example, ...
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Usage of \Umathaccent

can someone clarify how to use \Umathaccent. The luatex manual is very terse on the topic and trying to quickly replicate examples such as \Umathaccent 0 0 "020D7 {example} leads to an error just ...
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pandoc codeblock containing Unicode characters

Motivation In Julia, many Unicode characters are allowed as identifier. This facilitates the reading of algorithms containing greek letters like α, λ, ετc. Question How to fix the following Markdown ...
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unicode issues: Tex file corrupt?

I wanted to print an a4 version of my old PhD dissertation, when I noticed that all the unicode characters (tens of thousands) are now converted into unrecognizable characters, as if the file had been ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character Κ (U+039A) polytonic greek and latin together

I've got several Unicode errors when compiling text with some greek text in polytonic characters inside mixed in various regions. I don't want to declare all de characters manually. Is there any way ...
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Converting a Hebrew LyX file to PDF

I am trying to convert a mathematical hebrew file to PDF. I made this change below and the converting Ctrl+R succeeds, but if I write italics in the document the PDF does not read it as italics. What'...
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How to insert unicode character in LaTeX document?

How to insert U+20B4 unicode character in LaTeX text? I've read that it is possible with XeTeX, but can it be done in LaTeX? Ive tried \char"U+20B4, but obtained bad character code 8372. Thanks ...
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How can I make overleaf display many different sparsely used unicode characters

I would like to use many different characters for my Latex document. I won't be writing in those languages, but using a character here and there. I can't seem to display them in overleaf. What should ...
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How can I use \iow_now:Nx with umlauts/unicode?

I do some file writing with expl3 but also need the Nx version, which collides with the usage of umlauts. The Nn version handles the umlauts correctly but doesn’t expand the token list for writing it ...
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How to display Unicode signs (including Polish) in Table of Contents?

I've got a problem with display of Polish signs in PDF Table of Contents. In whole document they're emplaced correctly but in Table of Contents I can see only classic Latin letters. Demo: \...

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