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 to prevent the loss of a Greek Unicode character when converting to ODT using tex4ht

To convert from XeLaTeX source to .odt/.docx, I am using the solution provided by Michal Hoftich. (See there for MWE and the solution by @michal.h21.) That setup works great for converting Unicode, ...
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Using tex4ht to convert from XeLaTeX source that uses Unicode-named macros to Word (.docx) format

I asked a very similar question several years ago on the tex4ht listserv and received a very helpful answer from Michal Hoftich. He described certain limitations for working with Unicode and tex4ht ...
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Warnings when using babel with LuaLaTeX

Recently I have started using LuaLaTeX over pdfLaTeX, without any real issue so far. When working on a project I have noticed some warning messages I have failed to decpiher after consulting Google ...
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Make words like naïve searchable via naive

very short question about the handling of umlaut and other unicode characters. Is it possible to make them searchable via their ascii-"equivalent" (e.g. a for ä)? Or can that only be done by the pdf ...
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UTF-8 characters not rendered properly

I have a problem with some of the UTF-8 characters that are in my Tex file. Although I am saving the file in UTF-8 and my text editor (Atom) is displaying all of the characters properly, LaTeX throws ...
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Unicode -(U+301) error in biblatex, but not in main text: {\'{\i}}

When compiling my document embedding references using biblatex, I get the error message: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ́ (U+301)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX With the help of ...
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U+2069 error when adding image in TeXShop

I am trying to add an image into the document on TeXShop but keep seeing this error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode character (U+2069) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. l.9 ...udegraphics{...
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Entering Unicode characters in LaTeX

How do I enter Unicode characters in LaTeX? What packages do I need to install and what escape sequence do I type to specify Unicode characters in an ASCII source file?
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Can't compile Japanese quotation marks made using Vim digraphs

Rather than using floor and ceiling, I'd rather use what I would consider a proper UTF-8 character for Japanese quotation marks. Not only is it more intuitive, but it looks better (or should). I can ...
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How can I select one No-unicode symbol from one font?

I am using Asea font http://users.teilar.gr/~g1951d/Textfonts.zip From http://users.teilar.gr/~g1951d/ And I want to pick some characters that are not encoded in unicode, but are present in the font,...
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Use all unicode characters in Latex

I am using a translation platform to translate a book. I have no control over which characters the translators input. Currently, the Egyptian Build fails. With ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode ...
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Hyperref: Scandinavian characters (æø) don't work in \url, hyperlink is wrong

Background A while ago it became possible to use the letters æ, ø and å in URLs, and some websites, like the encyclopaedia Store Norske Leksikon, has made use of this. Recently, a question was ...
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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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Hide text from displaying but retain it selectable and searchable

Continuing https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/463516, is there a way to create an invisible PDF text associated with a drawn symbol? Assume that we have some command (say, \sqp) which draws some symbol ...
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LaTeX include filepath/name with non-ascii characters [duplicate]

Trying to compile \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \include{übergröße} \end{document} with pdflatex and the file übergröße.tex in the same directory leads to the error: This is pdfTeX, ...
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How to enter 🅱 in latex

I need to enter the 🅱 sign in LaTeX for a paper I'm writing. I tried compiling my paper using XeLaTeX, but it just ignores 🅱. Is there perhaps a way to enter the 🅱's Unicode code point itself into ...
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Why am I getting Unidcode Error for some equations after updating Microsoft Windows from 7 to 10?

I have upgraded Windows from 7 to 10. When I am compiling some latex files, which were already built in Windows 7 and used to work fine - now in Windows 10 I am getting this error message for some ...
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Conflict between appendix, bookmark, hyperref and magyar babel due to utf8 chars

I tried to use babel with the magyar language along with the package appendix and hyperref. There is an issue with the warnings of magyar babel and a I also had a similar problem to that one when one ...
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Biber: accented character in bib file, Can't decode ill-formed UTF-8 octet sequence [duplicate]

I'm using MikTeX 2.9 on Windows, biblatex v3.12 and biber 2.12. The following MWE gives the error Data file 'bibliography.bib' cannot be read in encoding 'utf8': Can't decode ill-formed UTF-8 octet ...
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Localized glyphs (locl) have unicode value U+FFFD (�)

Originally this seemed to me like a font issue, as there was no equivalent problem with other fonts, as indicated by this good MWE: Copied text from good PDF EBGaramond12-Italic.otf: [ - ] бгдпт [...
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Unicode error when inserting PDF figure into LaTeX document

I receive the following error when attempting to compile a LaTeX document: Package inputenc Error: Unicode character \GenericError {(inputenc)}{Package inputenc Error: Unicode character (U+2069) The ...
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Importing code files with unicode using listings

I've written a program in python, about 2500 lines in total, that I wish to include segments from into my report. Normally I use listings to do that but in this case, the .py files include many ...
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Package inputenc Error: Unicode char ⁠ (U+2060)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

To write French in my Latex documents, I've added "\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}" to the preamble. This statement prints the following error in different parts of the log file: Package inputenc Error:...
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Problem with using allrunes together with lettrine and a custom LettrineFontHook

I want to use the allrunes package to import a certain unicode character from the runic set. I'm using lettrine with a custom \LettrineFontHook to set it to a custom color: \documentclass{article} \...
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How to avoid problems with diacritics once and for all

I work with Rnw, and I type in Catalan, so there are diacritics I wouldn't encounter in English. I just want two things: That when I compile my PDF, all diacritic letters are as they should be. That ...
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Change `\textlnot` to something usable in math mode with `kpfonts`

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{kpfonts} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} This is a formula: $¬¬p \implies p$ \end{document} The output does not ...
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TeX Capacity exceeded, semantic nest size

I'm having a problem that I have no idea what it can be caused by, the error it produces is the following "TeX capacity exceeded, sorry [semantic nest size=500]. \end{align}" Using TeX studio and have ...
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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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Using UTF and not displaying accent marks

I'm having this issue wich started some time ago and now is being quite annoying. I write in spanish and need to use accent marks a lot. I usually start my articles or reports with the preamble ...
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input tokens through the unicode position

With luatex I can inject tokens with a command through their unicode positions (see the following example). I'm wondering if this could be done with pdflatex too. It doesn't need to have all the ...
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Is it possible to get the unicode – to compile in verbatim mode?

I'm writing about common BibTeX errors. One example is using the unicode – in the pages field, such as: Pages = {790–799}, from this question: How to solve this bibliography error? I ...
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Convert LaTex accented characters to UTF8 equivalent with Python

I think this should be something standard, but I'm having hard finding anything that works. Given a plain string containing LaTeX accented characters, does anyone know of a python library which can ...
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how do I fix this error [closed]

in this section latex says that there is package inputenc:Unicode character×(U+7D). how should I fix this. this is the section of text where latex throws the error: humans have tried to help mother ...
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lost my smilies: it is worth the effort to make Unicode work?

I made some LyX Beamer slides with smiley faces and I found they do not survive the transition to utf-8. I've fiddled with this quite a bit. Right now, it appears that, at least for miscellaneous ...
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Turkish characters do not appear end of the word

I am preparing a latex document which should use Times New Roman font and should support Turkish characters. In the pre-toc part of document there are some kind of title pages and i had to use red, ...
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Accented characters in a hyperlink, and problems with opening a new window

With this MWE, I have different results depending on the pdfviewer on linux box : Evince dosen't find the link because of the é, but opens a new window on a non-accented link Okular finds the link ...
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Emoji in pdflatex?

Update: By adding \def\emojione{\scalerel*{\includegraphics{1F4D5.pdf}}{X}} in the preamble with the respective PDF file, I am able to use emoji in the body text. However, if I put \emojione{} in the ...
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LuaTeX won't end a line at Unicode emdash

I'm using LuaLaTeX instead of XeLaTeX for my book, mainly because it supports microtype's expansion feature, to produce the optimal word spacing and line breaking that will result in the most uniform ...
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How do I insert a japanese character with unicode?

I want to insert a handful of Japanese (katakana) characters in a latex document. I am using texlive and pdflatex. I know I can use a Japanese typesetting package, such as CJK, and do something like ...
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Hindi text does not show using Beamer

I am trying to write an example of using unicode font in Latex Beamer. The resulting pdf does not show the Hindi characters, rather shows blank spaces in that place. However, when I use the same code ...
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How do I enter an arbitrary Unicode code point into my document?

I want to enter a GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ALPHA (U+0391) into my LaTeX document. I do not want a LATIN CAPITAL A. How do I do this?
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Neo Euler won't display greek letters

I'm trying to use the Neo Euler math font in a document, compiled using XeLaTeX: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{blindtext} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmainfont{Palatino ...
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Alternative sum symbol for Neo Euler

I love the (unicode) Neo Euler font from Hermann Zapf & Khaled Hosny. The only caveat is the \sum symbol, which is in my opinion just ugly: I hear it also from other people, therefore I wonder if ...
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languages: Inability to display one chunk of Mandarin characters, XeLaTeX

I'm using a résumé template which I found online, but am having trouble displaying one short chunk (a company name) of Mandarin characters. I've tried using CJKutf8, as well as xeCJK, without success. ...
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Unicode character ſ (U+17F) in LyX 2.3

How to use the following character ſ (U+17F) in LyX? Setting the UTF8 encoding does not work: Package inputenc Error: Unicode character Ĺż (U+17F) The complete source code of the document is: \...
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How to produce unicode copyable alternative text? (with accsupp)

In the following example, I can't manage to make accsupp store the unicode alternative text. The resulting PDF looks as expected but the copyable text is not the correct one. I tried this with ...
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Conversion from UTF-8 byte sequence to wide character string did not succeed

MiKTeX (on windows) stopped working. It gives this message: "Conversion from UTF-8 byte sequence to wide character string did not succeed." launching the wizards.
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How to use UTF8 in the Metropolis theme?

I want to make a presentation with Metropolis in the SharedLatex but I want to use utf8 so I can use the symbols from the PT-BR language. But when I try \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} it changes the ...
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Using Biblatex with utf8x

I'm trying to write a thesis proposal which includes a sentence in Hebrew. I use the following: \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt]{article} \usepackage[top=1in, bottom=1in, left=1in, right=1in]{geometry} ...
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unicode with plain xetex [duplicate]

Related to this xelatex question. I get Missing character: There is no π in font cmr10!. So I set the unicode font to cmu (computer modern unicode) as advised by this question for xelatex \font\cmu=...