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{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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Using a Unicode Character in the Document

I would like to use star and crescent (U+262A) emoji in my document, even though I have read several articles in this environment, I couldnt realize how to do it. Please can anyone give me a hand? ...
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Hieroglyphs in Unicode-in a reasonably simple way

I need to extend the following sequence of roman,arabic,babyloniannum to hieroglyphs. The solution for LaTeX has been given elsewhere but is very cumbersome. Also, it doesn't do the grouping of ...
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Wrong interpretation of - - in the enumerate enviroment

Why the following code right before --\hgnum{\theenumi}] doesn't yield dash but rather two -- For easy compilation mypackage.sty is included below the code. \documentclass{article} \...
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Empty box instead of hieroglyphic numeral

Why starting from line 70 the \hgnum yields an empty box rather than hieroglyphic numeral? Mypackage.sty is included below. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amssymb,amsmath} \usepackage{tikz-...
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how to use truetype fonts in (La)Tex, no map/encodinggiven, but they follow Unicode

Consider:http://www.languagegeek.com/algon/cree I know all about \XeTex, but that is for inputting the actual glyph (i.e. typing the Cree gylph for ¨ma¨). Rather at :http://www.languagegeek.com/...
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Babylonian numbers 1-9 in Unicode [duplicate]

Can someone explain this piece of Unicode to me at some detail? It is supposed to print the numbers 1-9 in Babylonian notation, but I do not follow the carrets ^ and the syntax ^^^^^^0133fa\or \...
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\newunicodechar fails for PRIME only

I'm using Beamer with the XeTeX backend and initially I got lots of warnings of the following form: [WARNING] Missing character: There is no ∙ in font [lmmono10-regular]:! So I went and added \...
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Item enviroment with \hgnum command 2

There 2 packages from my last example: ideje.tex and mypackage.tex I need to complete this enumerate enviroment from arabic, roman to include hgnum begin{enumerate}[label=\roman{enumi}--\arabic{...
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Item enviroment with \hgnum command [duplicate]

I need to complete this numbering item enviroment from roman arabic to \hgnum in this \begin{enumerate}[ label=\roman{enumi}--\arabic{enumi}--\!\!\!\!\!\babyloniannum{\value{enumi}}\!\!\!--\large\ngg\...
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Render unicode subscripts

Does anybody have any ideas how to get the following to render properly? \documentclass[a4paper,10pt]{article} \begin{document} \begin{verbatim} [Objective[|Ψ₀(2)⟩ to |Ψ₁(2)⟩ via [H₀[2,2], [H₁[2,2],...
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Hieroglyphs in Unicode 4th part The FireFox case [closed]

I would like to understand why still after installing NewGardiner.ttf file FF on Wikipedia shows phantoms:
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Combining multiple diacritics from unicode input

I have trouble combining multiple diacritics in this example: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %\usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Ā́ Łōgī́ zǭ́ze \end{document} ...
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Hieroglyphs in Unicode (3rd version of the question) [closed]

I have now isolated a MWE for my Hieroglyphs numerals problem which doesn't work: it prints "?" in a rectangle between K and L. What is/where can I find a download page for .ttf file or similar which ...
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ucharclasses misbehaves with Spacing Modifier Letters and Combining Diacritical Marks

The ucharclasses package makes it possible to automatically switch fonts (or do other useful things) based on the Unicode block of characters. However, it seems to be having trouble resetting the ...
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Is there any sans-serif font that fully supports unicode-math?

As stated in the question title, is there any sans-serif font that fully supports the unicode-math package? Alternatively, is there a list that shows the different levels of support for (preferably ...
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Why can’t I get unicode characters?

I’m trying to typeset the unicode dice character in LaTeX. I’m using emacs, on Ubuntu 18.04. I’ve tried manually setting my TeX-engine to xelatex and lualatex, and I get the same thing. \usepackage{...
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Including Unicode in listings with pdflatex/luatex/xelatex

Python and Julia support unicode which makes it easy to write code which looks like math, i.e. (f = σ-> κ* σ ). Now, I'm trying to copy over some of this code into notes, with the listings package. ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character α (U+03B1)

I try running Texmaker on a new pc and I get multiple errors when trying to use greek letters. I use the same packages as my old pc which worked fine but now I get these errors. \documentclass[12pt]{...
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Devanagari characters in lstlist enviornment

I am using package listingsutf8 to have a highlighted python code in my tex output. Try this code - \documentclass{standalone} %\usepackage{fontspec} % Currently commented as making no change in the ...
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«» resemble too much \ll \gg

I am typesetting a translation of some ancient poetry book from another language (namely Finnish). In the text there are several quotes which uses the Guillemets (« and »). Since I am using a UTF-8 ...
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How to include Greek characters in document using inputenc on MikTex

I want to create a document that includes Greek letters using \[utf8]inputenc, and so far my attempts to do that have failed. My question is how to do that? I recently switched from using Latex on ...
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Is it possible to typeset Unicode input in multiple language scripts automatically without inserting special commands?

I'm trying to create a glossary in some LaTeX variant, and I want to insert etymologies like this: دَفْتَر • (daftar) m (plural دَفَاتِر‎ (dafātir)): From Middle Persian dptl (daftar), from Aramaic ...
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Georgian capital letter “Ⴒ” (“tar”) in pdfLaTeX

I am trying to use “Ⴒ” (Georgian capital "tar" {U+10b2}) and “ք” (Armenian "keh" {U+0584}) as special variable names in a document compiled with pdflatex on Overleaf. The document is 100% English. I ...
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pdflatex, breakurl and unicode characters

I am trying to write an URL using breakurl, that includes an accented character. I am trying to use pdflatex with utf8 inputenc (also tried utf8x). But I can't get a decent result. My best result is ...
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Capital ẞ in LaTeX/XeTeX/lualatex/whatever

I am trying to get a ẞ in my LaTeX document. How can I do this? I already tried: Using other fonts: dejavu and libertine Using \MakeUppercase{ß}, which sometimes produces nothing, sometimes produces "...
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How can I use UTF-8(Vietnamese) in Equation environment

I'm a Latex newbie. I've just studied it for 2-3 weeks. But I'm stuck at inserting Vietnamese (UTF-8) into equation field. How can I do that without font errors after the files is compiled? \...
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Get ucharclasses transitions right for Unicode symbols

I am trying to come up with a universal-ish boilerplate that will let me use as many weird Unicode symbols as I like in my plaintext documents, and handle font fallback on those symbols gracefully ...
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Little Yus (Cyrillic) in LaTeX

I tried to write a "Little yus" letter (Ѧ, ѧ) in LaTeX using X2 package. But there is only Big Yus letter in it. How to use a little one? Thanks.
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Vietnamese characters become raster

I have \documentclass[12pt]{article} \input{pd1supp.def} \usepackage{amsmath,amsxtra,amssymb,amsthm,latexsy m,amscd,amsfonts} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[vietnamese=nohyphenation]{...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ́ (U+301)(inputenc)

I get this error message, during compiling my .tex-document. line 234 - ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ́ (U+301)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX.See the inputenc package documentation ...
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How can I get Bengali Sign Anusvara, Anji, and Uu in XeLaTeX?

I'm deciphering ancient Indian manuscript by using XeLaTeX (Version 4.31) based on MacOS. I want to type "Benalgi Sign Anusvara" ং (U+0982), "Bengali Anji" ঀ (U+0980), and "Bengali Vowel Sign Uu" ূ (U+...
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How do I change all curly single and double quote marks to basic ascii ' and " quotes?

I noticed XeLaTeX uses different unicode such as the SINGLE RIGHT QUOTATION MARK (and related others), and for hyphens too. How can I get it to just use ' and " and - regular ascii marks like you use ...
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How can I use unicode in this condition?

I don't understand how to get ▼ (U+25BC; filled and inverted triangle) in my XeLaTeX file. The following lines are part of my XeLaTeX which seems relevant to this issue. I wish to modify the file to ...
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Syriac Abbreviation Mark

I'm trying to implement in XeLaTeX the Syriac Abbreviation Mark (see here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Syriac_Abbreviation_Mark). The code I came up with is the following: \catcode`^^^^070f=13 \...
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Include unicode text under square root symbol [duplicate]

How can I get unicode text to appear under the square-root symbol? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \newfontfamily\myfont[Script=Devanagari,Scale=1.0]{Sanskrit 2003} \begin{document} ...
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minted: Unicode characters in listing

MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[a4paper]{geometry} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{minted} \begin{document} \begin{minted}[breaklines]{...
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Moving luacode to Lua file, accessing glyphs by name

I have a package that includes (basically) the following code (provided by a contributor after asking this question on tex.stackoverflow). \begin{luacode} documentdata = documentdata or { } ...
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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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How to convert English letter to its alphabet index, and to its ASCII/Unicode index?

I need to convert a letter to its index in the alphabet, and to its ASCII / Unicode index. And would like to have more than one way of achieving each of the cases (because I remember there are more ...
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How to use accentend characters in newfloat

I am using \newfloat to redefine numbers of Figures, as explained here. I used the following code: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage{graphicx} \...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ☯ (U+262F)

I encountered this error while trying to compile my thesis. Before I did not have this error. Any idea how I can find this Unicode character in my LaTeX document, or solve this issue?
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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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Correct typesetting of phonetic alphabet and sounds

I'm writing a small article that includes a section about Greek, Arabic and Hebrew phonetic alphabet and sounds. After reading this, this and this, it's a bit blurry on what the best practice is to ...
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U+21B3 UTF8 character failure with \newunicodechar

the following % file testbismon.tex %% see https://github.com/bstarynk/bismon/ for more about Bismon \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,svgnames]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8x]{...
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Using other than skak chess fonts

I want to use other fonts than skak (merida, cases etc.). I've downloaded enpassant fonts, and even copied them to skaknew folder. However, I cannot use fonts, which do not have .pfb files, describing ...
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How to use different font families for the same unicode block in ucharclases?

Here is an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[Sinhala,Latin]{ucharclasses} \newfontfamily\FooBarr{Noto Sans} \newfontfamily\sinhala{Noto Sans Sinhala} \newfontfamily\...
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Error after adding diacritics

I'm having a frustrating problem compiling a file with Czech diacritics. main.tex: \documentclass{notes} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english]{babel} \usepackage{pdfpages} \usepackage{...
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Why are characters missing from rendered text when using XeLaTex with utf8 and an installed font?

Why are some characters missing from rendered text? I am using XeLaTeX, the UCAS block (Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics) of Unicode fonts and an installed font on my system. Some of the typed ...
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Unicode character not showing properly

I would like to type a word using Unicode character U+1E17 (Latin small letter e with macron and acute) using the TeX Gyre Pagella font (a clone of Palatino Linotype). However, when I do so the acute ...
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List unicode characters supported by LaTeX

I know, that I can define some of unicode characters with something like \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{3B5}{$\epsilon$}. However, it appears not necessarily to do that for some characters, which are ...