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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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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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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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} \...
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Mactex + Texstudio Mojave new installation: Package inputenc Error: Unicode character 〖 (U+3016) [closed]

It's been a while since my last time using Mactex + Texstudio, which worked fine back then. Now with fresh installation I'm getting the below error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode character 〖 (U+...
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Utf8 character in citation keys

This is my first post on tex.stackexchange, so Hello to everyone. I am using biblatex with biber to produce the bibliography and I have a problem with utf8 characters. As usual, I can use utf8 ...
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Package inputenc error unicode character − (u+200E)

Two of my tables in TexStudio are having the error: package inputenc error unicode character − (U+200E)not set up for use in LaTeX. Anybody knows what the exact problem is? SOLVED: invisible ...
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How to convert “traditional TeX” to Unicode?

For example if we have $\mathcal{A}$ in the code, add some conversion lines and TeX it using LuaTeX I hope to see the symbol \0x1D49C in Unicode instead of '\0x41' of the font cmsy10. Is this possible?...
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How to enter COMMAND SHIFT OPTION CONTROL characters with unicode?

How to enter the symbols for Macintosh Commands? I am looking already a long while for an answer. Here a minimal (not working) example: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} \...
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Defining fallback fonts for entire Unicode ranges

Is it possible to automatically define fallbackfonts for specific Unicode ranges? I know there are packages to do this such as xeCJK for CJK fonts as in this answer But that's limited to those ...
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Is there a table like “the comprehensive LaTeX symbol list” indexed by Unicode code points?

Motivation: There are a lot of specific characters mentioned in How to solve the `Package inputenc Error: Unicode char not set up for use with LaTeX` problem? (This question can be considered as an ...
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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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Sweave outputing ascii unicode

i have a file .Rnw with non unicode characters in utf8. When I compile with Sweave(file, encoding="UTF-8"), the .tex output has the unicode characters in the form <U+00F3>. How can I get the ....
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How do I use the scalerel package for LaTeX

I need to use the scalerel package available form CTAN. What do I need to do to use/install the package after I download and unzip the directory? I use TeXworks as my LaTeX editor on my Mac.
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! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ⁡ (U+2061) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

Getting this error while trying to upload my paper to the Springer journal. But it builds fine on my system. Any help?
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Can't find the latex code for the ⍎ (down tack jot) symbol

I'm new to LaTeX and I don't know how to use the CTAN package for typing APL symbols. So far I use the wasysym package but symbols like the ⍎ (down tack jot) are not included. I have downloaded the ...
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Unicode error U+308

I keep getting the following error and I am not sure how to correct it. These are the packages I have loaded: \usepackage{graphicx, setspace} \usepackage{natbib} \usepackage{har2nat} \usepackage{...
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Use of packages \titlesec and \appendix in spanish babel with utf8?

My code is like this: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} %encoding multi-byte \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} %para los separación de palabras "can-ción" \usepackage[spanish]{babel} %traducir al español Chapters, ...
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.bib contains chinese paper titles cannot compile in Latex

This is my latex settings: \documentclass[a4paper,12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,amsfonts,amsthm} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage[authoryear]{natbib} ...
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How do I detect which font contains a character?

I use TeXWorks with XeLaTex. I want to load multiple fonts in my document. When a character doesn't exist in the main font, XeTeX should search the other fonts. Non-working example: \documentclass[...
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Unknown Unicode character 128 = U+0080

I am working on my PhD thesis and have a huge file to compile. In the package file, I included the following package and commented chapter by chapter but still, I get this error. I'll appreciate if ...
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!package inputenc error unicode character ​(u+200a)

im currently writing my bachelors thesis and while inserting some cites and adding something to my bib file the above mentioned error occured. i tried to "fix" it by removing all the steps prior to ...
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Error: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ⊘ (U+2298)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

I have got a Problem. I added the pages and editions in Mendeley for my literature (Right klick and "update Details"). After compiling, I got the error: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ⊘ (U+...
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Unicode characters not displaying in latex

I am new to LaTeX. My document has lots of Bengali Unicode sentences and characters. However, it doesn't work with Unicode characters. For example, in the following script, I have a Bengali character ...
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How to get the unicode of a Chinese character in Latex

How can I get the UTF-16 code of a Chinese character in Latex? For example, if I want to print the Unicode of `你' in Latex, how can this be done by asking Latex to search the code for me?
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Unicode glyph not displaying in LuaTeX [duplicate]

I need to use some unicode glyphs relating to greek metric, namely ⎯ ⏑ ⏒ ⏓ ⏔ ⏕ ⏖, but I can't make them display on the document. I've got \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[ngerman]{babel} ...
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Are there any good docker image which will convert multilingual latex?

I've found multilingual latex (namely, writing in a mix of Hebrew and English) very hard to set up, so I was wondering if there's some kind of docker image out there which did all the hard work for me?...
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CWEB, Plain TeX: how to switch from cmr8 to another font that supports foreign language characters?

I'm using egreg's code to use UTF-8 in Plain TeX so I can use Donald Knuth and Silvio Levy's CWEB. However, not every TeX font supports foreign language characters such as \"{y} or ç or ã. So this ...