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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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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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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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 ...
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LaTeX/XeTeX setup Tamil/Indic languages

I use TexMaker and LyX in Ubuntu. I'd like to typeset Tamil/Telugu/Hindi text, and so far I've been unsuccessful. Please suggest me a working TeX/LaTeX/variants setup for Indic languages, especially ...
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Typesetting Unicode characters with XeTeX and fontspec

Upon advice I started to use XeTeX to typeset Unicode characters. It did not work. Then I started to use fontspec. No output was generated for ∃. What else should I do to make it work?
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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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Multiple language using unicode

Following is the requirement: As we know each and every character has some Unicode, so using that I need to print multiple languages in single document, without specifying which is which. Is this ...
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How to install HarfTeX on TeXLive?

I've Installed TeX Live 2019 and downloaded HarfTeX. I'm using Visual Studio Code along with LatexWorkshop on Windows 10 and without any problem tex files compile with xelatex and lualatex. What to do ...
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How to change a single symbol of otf font in pdflatex

I'm using a .otf font with pdflatex. The default symbol for the greek letter beta is which I'm not a fan of. Looking through the otf file, I found another beta symbol that I'd like to use as the ...
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printing of composed unicode characters in luatex, e.g. u with small e on top

I want to print a lowercase u with a small e on top (u\868). I can insert the character into the code and see it in the browser (even here!), but the result is just a plain u. The MVW: \...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ² (U+B2)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. \acro{I2C}[I²C]

Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ² (U+B2)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. \acro{I2C}[I²C]{Inter-Integrated Circuit} So I get this error I get when I try to compile my university ...
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listings package changes hyphens to minus signs [duplicate]

The listings package transforms source-code hyphens (-, U+002D) into minus signs (−, U+2212) when using the default proportional fonts, though not when using the default monospaced typewriter font. A ...
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For an arbitrary TeX-internal entity (e.g. METAPOST, TIPA), associate a unicode value for PDF copy/paste

Latin Modern Roman has bad output for certain unicode combinations, including ā́ (small Latin 'a' with macron and acute accent). This can be remedied by using the TIPA package for these combinations, ...
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How to print out Unicode character and command of every character in book

I would like to find a table of Unicode characters mapped to LaTeX commands. Specifically everything here mapped to the unicode equivalent. I found a partial list here but it doesn't include many ...
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character, for unknown characters

I have a problem that seems to be quite common. When I compile my document I get several unicode errors, In my case I get errors on the characters \global (U+2D1) and \egroup(U+2F2). By dumb luck I ...
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DeclareMathDelimiter not working with Unicode font

I am unable to get \DeclareMathDelimiter to work correctly with a Unicode font. I get the same results with XeLaTex and LuaLaTex. The custom font has a MATH table defined with both size variants and ...
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Typesetting the Kvant journal mathematical problem book (Задачник «Кванта» по математике)

I've visited a colleague of mine, Karel Horák, a Czech TeXist, in Prague and he presented/gave me a nice TeX problem. He wishes to get PDF file from TeX file. It sounds easy! Issues of the Kvant (The ...
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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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How do I display Unicode characters with minted?

I use a minimal code example with Julia \documentclass{article} \usepackage[cache=false]{minted} \begin{document} \inputminted{julia}{polynomial_regression.jl} \end{document} on # Polynomial ...
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Bangla breaks apart with lualatex!

I switched to lualatex for coloring part of Arabic words easily with arabluatex and xcolor. With xelatex I'd no problem with Bangla. Here's the latex script: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage{...
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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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Unicode Character/Symbol in Lua(La)TeX

I am trying to print a specific unicode character in LuaLaTeX using \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \char"2605 \symbol{"2605"} ^^^^2605 \end{document} However, none of these prints the ...
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How to disable percent-encoding in URLs?

I try to add a unicode URL into the bibliography and LaTeX automatically converts the cyrillyc letters into percent-encoding. I found that hyperref is responsible for this, but I found no way to ...
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How to use phonetic IPA characters in LaTeX

I wish to write a paper about linguistics, so I thought about trying LaTeX. Sadly I couldn't figure out how to write the unique characters I need for my work, for example epsilon with a little tilde ...
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dealing with strange characters in a bib file

I use mendeley to generate my bib file so I have a very large list of items (3000+) and since mendeley collects the bibliography information sometimes from the pdf file, there may be errors and ...
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Typeset Unicode Control Pictures

I have a specific need for typesetting the Unicode Control Pictures. Unfortunately, I only have access to pdfTeX. Is there any way to insert these symbols?
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How to add support of several unicode letters inside a document?

I have a few dozens of letters that I want to use inside document without auxiliary symbols (as a plain text). How should I tune up latex for it? I.e. As I see babel package allows to solve the same ...
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How to use oldstandard package properly?

I have just downloaded the OldStandard.sty package avaible on CTAN. Reading the user's manual it seems the font should be ready for the math mode too. However, in the mwe below you can see the ...
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Unicode characters not appearing: 𐌈 𐍈 ט 𐤈 ط

I'm attempting to get the following line to compile in XeLaTex: The letter 𐌈 (also written 𐍈 , ט, 𐤈, ط , or þ) All but ט and þ do not appear when compiling with XeLaTex using the following ...
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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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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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Cannot input utf8 encoding with csvreader

I am trying to generate a table with \csvreader. The problem is latex is ignoring when I have some german chars such as; ü,ä,ö How can I fix this? Here is the code: \documentclass{article} \...