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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LaTeX can't understand special characters in the bibliography

I apologise if I don't make sense but this is my first LaTeX document. Basically, I have been writing my thesis and included the bibliography today. I imported the bibliography using Mendeley as ...
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Does unicode input slow down compilation?

I use a lot of unicode symbols, auto-inserted with a TeXStudio macro (e.g. "\alpha " --> "α"). This makes it easier for me to read my .tex file. These (~100) characters are declared in a .sty file ...
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Where can the symbol \lessequivlnt be found?

I'm using Zotero with Better BibTeX to manage a bibliography. The latter, I believe, translates the symbol ≲ into \lessequivlnt, which throws an Undefined Symbol error upon compilation. I don't see ...
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Rendering unicode theta (θ) in lstlisting

I am including some MATLAB code into my main document, using the listings package, which contains a unicode theta (θ). How can I render an actual unicode theta instead of using \theta. Here is a MWE: ...
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Package trackchanges: problem with UTF8

the package trackchanges doesn't seem to work with utf8 encoding. Did somebody encounter the same problem? Does anybody have a solution ? Minimal example : \documentclass[12pt]{article} \...
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Some characters have strange behaviour in listings with lualatex

The following MCE points out that some characters (for instance €, → or ←) have strange behavior (shifted on the left) in listings with lualatex (up to date TeX Live 2020). Do you know why? \...
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MikTeX: UTF8 errors for double hyphens between citation start and end page

In TexWorks (MikTek 2.9 - updated), I added some old chapters I wrote using LaTeX, and there are strange UTF8 errors where there are two hyphens between start page and end page. Below is an example ...
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Problems with unicode text in TexText extension for Inkscape

I'm trying to embed unicode text inside LaTeX in Inkscape using the TexText extension. Latin text looks fine, but when I apply this preamble: \usepackage[russian]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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How to call up characters of a font by their unicode number

I have a font here and I changed some letters with Fontforge. I used the following code to call up the font. What I should know: How can I use the Unicode number instead of typing A or B or C, e.g. \...
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Unicode issue in LateX

I want to enter unicode character U+F3D9 into a LaTeX document that encodes in UTF8. I've tried \unicode{f3d9} and \symbol{F3D9} to no avail. Thanks in advance for suggestions.
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Not all UTF8 symbols work in lstlistings

I am on Linux and I have this document that I compile using xelatex main.tex: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{color} \usepackage{xcolor} \definecolor{code_linenumbers_b}{RGB}{215,215,...
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Writing unicode characters in XeLaTeX using \char

I want to print some characters using the \char command. The Unicode is 2b45. I have already tried the code \char"2b45 but it prints some illegal character and b45. Variations with braces also don't ...
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How to create multilingual (English, Japanese) html document with htlatex

Japanese html using htlatex [TexLive 2014 on Ubuntu 14.04]: Using pdflatex/xelatex I can generated pdf document from the latex source but I have problem generating html document. Note: I have ...
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I am facing problem of U+FB00, U+FB02

I am using Texmaker for practicing, While practicing tex, I encountered 3 errors that are as follows: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ff (U+FB00)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX....
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Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence using {lstlisting}

I have the next code error codealcance.tex 58 Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation. Type H <return> for immediate help....
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Error: Unicode character ​ (U+200B) [duplicate]

I'm getting this error marcoteorico.tex 31 Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ​ (U+200B) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. See the inputenc package documentation for ...
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Why appears the error with encoding problem utf8?

i am writing my master thesis in TexMaker under Windows 10, and over night - where i changed literally nothing in my code - an error occurs if i open the tex-file: It seems that this file cannot be ...
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\tl_replace_all:Nnn breaking with certain unicode characters?

Certain sequences of Unicode characters, particularly involving Hebrew yud (י) seem to have strange behavior with \tl_replace_all:Nnn. In the following MWE for XeLaTeX, some of these sequences when ...
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Interpretation of Devanagari characters in XeTeX

\documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{fontspec,xstring} \setmainfont[Script=Devanagari]{Shobhika} \begin{document} \StrChar{abcd}{1} % Returns a \StrChar{क्ष}{1} % Returns क, but should ...
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How do I stack accents in ancient Greek?

I want to type, in a XeLaTeX document, the following epigraph (https://epigraphy.packhum.org/text/145737?hs=50-58): The problem is (for example) in the word inside the red rectangle, which is wrongly ...
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How do I convert a character to a numeric value?

Now that I've gotten Will Robertson's excellent unicode-math package working to change the colour and style of letters in my mathematics (trust me, there is a reason) thanks to his answer to my ...
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UTF8-based plain TeX

Is there any option among all these LaTeX, XeTeX and so on, that processes input, which is formatted in just the same way, as for Knuth's TeX, but with UTF-8 encoding? I mean, I would like to take a ....
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Umlaut in math font not supported automatically

I came across this umlauts in math mode question today. However I still do not understand the underlying mechanic why we need to use manual umlauts and do not have enough reputation to comment on the ...
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Problem using Thai script with Babel and FreeSerif typeface

The following code with compiles with a warning on Windows 10 using LuaLatex although produces a readable document. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{babel} \babelprovide[main, import]{thai} \...
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imakeidx: How to enter a mathematical symbol?

I have a file with a math-symbol in the Index, that works fine with the combination of imakeidx/makeindex but reverting it to imakeidx/xindy it just won't work: \documentclass{article} %\usepackage[...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character (U+2005)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

I got an error message when I insert a citation in my document, it says Package inputenc Error: Unicode character (U+2005)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. ...Paul, J.~C. Conesa, S.~Shleev, A.~...
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Cyrillic letters ACM template

I'm trying to use Cyrillic letters in the ACM Official Master Template. To use Cyrillic letters it is necessary to use the T2A font encoding, so I set \usepackage[T1, T2A]{fontenc} because I use both, ...
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Names in Bibliography with Cyrillic not displayed

I'm trying to include names of institutions written in Cyrillic in the bibliography list, with the following code: main.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T2A]{fontenc} \usepackage[english,...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ́ (U+301) [duplicate]

This error is related to my bibliography. And even if I left de document of bibliography .bib blank it appears again and again. I have checked it and I remove all the unicode character ́ (U+301), but ...
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Unicode normalization and Hebrew in ConTeXt

I am typesetting a document in Hebrew that includes pointing (e.g., vowels, shin and sin dots, dagesh, etc.) using ConTeXt. The Hebrew text that I want to typeset has been normalized into Unicode's ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ± (U+00B1)

I have apparently reached 100 small mistakes and not sure what the problem is. First thing is that I have all packages in the main and then I have input other files, is that problematic? The message ...
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Unable to insert some unicode characters in latex

I have to insert the following string in a my latex work: ˈtʃæptə(r) I tried to switch from pdfLatex to LuaLatex and XeLatex but some characters are still not rendered. Any idea? Thanks
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Unicode characters in LaTeX

How do we display unicode characters in LaTex using the corresponding string? I copied the following from an application: I got this as the LaTex string: \begin{equation} \alpha \beta \unicode{...
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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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Automatic conversion from tex to unicode

I am increasingly working with XeLaTeX and stated using unicode characters instead of Latex command. For instance, I use → instead of \to in my documents. Now, I'd like my IDE to automatically ...
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How To Include a Reversed Angle Symbol (⦣) in LaTeX

I am creating a LaTeX document in Overleaf, and I need to include the reversed angle character, "⦣", as well as a few other symbols that LaTeX does not recognize. Is there a way to include the ⦣ ...
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How to use mmap in XeLaTeX?

I want to map math characters in my PDF output to Unicode characters. XeLaTeX already does this somewhat, but with very unsatisfactory results. Just for comparison, consider the very simple example $\...
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Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence

I'm writing a report with several imported code (I'm using listing package), and I come across the error in the title when the compiler started parsing one of the imported code text. Looking at the ...
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Trouble with soul and utf8 [duplicate]

Here is a working example \documentclass{book} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \linewidth 150mm \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage{soul} \sodef\secso{\scshape}{.125bp}{0.33em ...
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Unicode characters misplaced within lstlistings environment

I am compiling with XeLaTex. Within the lstlistings environment (provided by the listings package), special unicode characters appear to be misplaced. This is a minimal demonstration. Code: \...
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problem table, multirow and UTF8 error

I am beginner with Latex (windows 10, Texmaker and Miktex) and I would like to reproduce this kind of table : I thought that this question could help me : problem with Multirow. But when I tried to ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ِ (U+0650)

I used Overleaf for writing Latex document, but after compiling compete I got the following error Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ِ (U+0650) (inputenc) not set up for use ...
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What is the current preferred method for enabling Unicode characters in mathematical formulas in LaTeX that runs on the unmodified TeX engine?

I am trying to make LaTeX recognize Unicode characters in mathematical formulas. The symbols used are already present in the original Computer Modern fonts and are completely standard (e.g., \alpha, \...
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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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Why the double quotes are not displaying correctly? [duplicate]

Double quotes in the following example are not displaying correctly. What I may be missing here and how can I make it look like "example"? Environment: MikTeX on Windows 10. \documentclass[11pt]{...
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Why unicode symbols cannot be shown for XeTeX?

I have following example, which I would the unicode symbols to be shown automatically, how should I do? Please kindly help. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{xeCJK} \begin{document} 你好! ⃝ ⃞ \...
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Switch font for one character in xelatex

Currently working with a text that has a maltese cross character (U+2720) in a signature and my EBGaramond main font for this document does not provide the corresponding glyph. As expected I end up ...
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How to type hindi font with texmaker and miktex?

trying to type hindi font using Texmaker with Miktex. The hindi typing is done using hindi google input tools installed in the system. Please help in this regard. \documentclass[12pt]{article} \...
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Using unicode “combining right arrow above” to generate vector command

This question originated from a confusion created by some Linux systems where, for some software (editor and browser) the combining unicode characters appear to apply to the right (instead of to ...
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Alternative to detokenize working with special unicode characters

I have defined new command using \NewDocumentCommand which represents description of node in graph. This contains name (provided as argument), some text description (provided as argument) and links to ...

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