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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\@startsection, hyperref and newunicodechar; protection needed?

When working with custom defined environments using \@startsection I found, after switching to newunicodechar for defining my unicode characters, that the sectioning headings give this peculiar output:...
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What controls the encoding of the LaTeX log file – and how to change it?

I have a LaTeX document in UTF-8 encoding: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \begin{document} ...
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utf8 math characters from source code file with minted in XeLaTeX

I want XeLaTeX/minted to display all my mathematical characters from my .java source file. More detailed: I file my programming homework in PDF documents in my university. I have been using LaTeX and ...
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Tell Latex to ignore ALL unicode errors?

I have a web interface that generates LaTeX-letters to customers. These letters are rendered dynamically. Some customers have some special characters in their names, that LaTeX can't translate, so I ...
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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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Accent characters incorrectly written external file

I tried to write some strings in an external file for use in a special type of index, but using utf8 accented characters appear wrong. In my external file, those characters appear in the same way as ...
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How to add unicode (devanagari) text to a LaTeX document without using XeTeX or LuaTeX?

I am using an online LaTeX compiler(scribtex) so I dont have the luxury of using XeTeX and other LaTeX compilers. I tried to include unicode text into my document using the following syntax: \...
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Copy and paste unicode math

Consider the following example compiled with luatex. \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{Latin Modern Math} \begin{document} $A_1$ \end{document} Since Latin Modern ...
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biblatex biber non-latin (cyrillic) UTF-8 names [closed]

I am back where I was when I switched from stock bibtex to biblatex-biber: (cyrillic) non-latin UTF-8 names in the bibliography. It's why I started using biber in the first place, the same would ...
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How to get UTF-8 output with tex4ht under MikTeX 2.9? (`Illegal storage address` error)

Compiling this MWE (mwe.tex) \documentclass{article} \usepackage[greek,italian]{babel} \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc} \begin{document} \latintext chars with àccéènts greek chars \greektext ασδφγη \end{...
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XeLaTeX, xindy, imakeidx “Could not find file ”tex/inputenc/utf8.xdy"

I'm trying to use XeLaTeX, imakeidx and xindy for a german book with multiple indexes. Based on an answer on this page, (which works) I tried to switch to xelatex and imakeidx. Calling xelatex --...
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What relation and dependency mistake here?

Minimal case % http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/210664/13173 Do not have inputenc, since it is loaded with europecv package so defininig utf8 here \documentclass[utf8,helvetica,narrow]{europecv} \...
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Generating unicode hyphenation pattern

Is there a program that you can use to generate unicode hyphenation pattern? I already know about opatgen but I can not compile that program since it requires a very old version of gcc.
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How to use the non-unicode glyphs

In some OpenType fonts e.g. XITS Math, there are some non-unicode glyphs. For example, the "display integral" glyph has the same code point (U+222B) as the normal integral. Although the big int can be ...
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biblatex-apa and Unicode characters

When I use one of the default styles in biblatex, Unicode characters are correctly printed in the bibliography. When I use the biblatex-apa package, on the other hand, (adding the option style = apa ...
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How do I display trigrams from the Unicode miscellaneous symbols block?

How to encode special unicode symbols as in here in latex?
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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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How do I convert LaTeX containing arbitrary Unicode to XHTML?

I was reading this question(How to get Unicode characters into HTML output) and because his intent is simply to ouput the text to HTML, I was wondering if there is a command that simple does binary ...
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Listings & unicode characters

I want to write some unicode characters to lstlisting environment but they are displayed inline in the output which isn't what I am expecting. How can I make it work like standard characters? Thanks. ...
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How can I use unicode symbols in TeX source?

I've tried using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}, but that throws an error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char µ (U+B5) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. Whatever I do, unicode ...
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Add an exit sign / running person?

What is the simplest way to add a running person, similar to the one to the right in this image in my body text? I cannot find any appropriate unicode glyph or LaTeX symbol. Do I need to include a ...
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mathaccent skewchar with XeTeX

How can I get the dots in the correct position: \font\test="XITS Math:script=math;mapping=italic" \skewchar\test=127 \XeTeXmathchardef\beta="0"1`β \def\ddot{\XeTeXmathaccent"7"1"0308} \textfont1=\...
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Including a .bib file with \input does not work

In the following simple document, the bibliography does not work : \documentclass{article} \usepackage[numbers]{natbib} \usepackage{inputenc} \inputencoding{utf8} \begin{filecontents}{\jobname.bib} ...
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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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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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How to get Unicode characters into HTML output

I am trying to make a book in both print and ebook. To make the print book I generate a PDF with xelatex. I have reconstructed all the source files to be encoded in UTF-8 and the Cyrillic and ...
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Using UTF8 inside \path from the url package

Whereas there are certain rules for how a URL is to be formed (where non ascii letters are not really allowed). How about \path? I happend to try \path{æøå}, saved in latin1 this gives the expected ...
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XeLaTeX, WinEdt 6.0 and UTF-8

I'm using WinEdt 6.0 and need to write German umlaute. Using XeLaTeX, i need to save the tex-file in utf-8 to have native support for this - does anyone know how to tweak WinEdt so that it saves in ...
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UTF8 Encoding/Mapping in the pdf with PdfTeX (Application to Fourier Font) [closed]

After many search, I have found how to have a pretty good UTF8 mapping (which give no bad result on Acrobat Pro accessibility checking) for lmodern and amsfonts. The code needed is in the minimal ...
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using unicode-math with math keyboard or hotkeys?

Here is more information about the unicode math-package: http://ctan.mackichan.com/macros/latex/contrib/unicode-math/unicode-math.pdf A great pro for using unicode math, is that your code is much ...
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IM (Input Methods) for entering Unicode math on Windows 7 for use with the unicode-math package?

On Windows 7, if I need to enter Chinese, I can setup an input method whereby when I type something such as hao Windows automatically suggests a list of characters to choose from, among which I can ...
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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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`lstlisting` confused by `ucharclasses` (monospace code and unicode emojis) with xelatex

I need to have Unicode emojis in text dealing with code and Unicode. When I include the ucharclasses and the correct incantation, I can get the Unicode emojis, but any monospaced text appears to ...
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Use cmbright with unicode text under XeLaTeX

XeLaTeX has been my preferred LaTeX engine because it straightforwardly handles text in Unicode (UTF-8 encoding). I know this can be done using \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} with other engines, too, but ...
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make4ht, tikz and utf-8 encoding question

Consider the following simple latex file: \documentclass{article} \ifdefined\HCode\def\pgfsysdriver{pgfsys-tex4ht-alt.def}\fi \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{filecontents} \begin{document} % see https:...
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Multibyte StrLen? (StrLen for chinese characters)

I am currently using \StrLen{#1} inside my \newcommand. This works flawlessly for any common string written in latin alphabet. "Hello" has string length of 5 for example. Problem is with chinese ...
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Rendering a unicode en-dash in XeLaTeX [closed]

If I am understanding things correctly, using XeLaTeX, all of these lines should be output with proper em- and en- dashes respectively: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \setmainfont{...
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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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using special characters in csv file imported by pgfplotstable [closed]

I'm using pgfplotstable to render CSV-files as tables in my document: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{pgfplotstable} \begin{document} ÄÖÜ! \pgfplotstabletypeset[col ...
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How can I use new unicode characters?

I know, there are lots of questions about Unicode and I've read a lot of these. But I wasn't able to solve my problem: I have to use the characters ↊ and ↋ (U+218A and U+218B) in my text. I tried ...
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How to write this Digamma Symbol in Latex?

Specifically I want to write these in LateX: Unicode name: Mathematical bold small digamma Codepoint (hexadecimal): 0x1D7CB Codepoint (decimal): 120779 In unicode block: Mathematical Alphanumeric ...
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TeXShop console (not log) contains entire LuaLaTeX file

I tried the example of "von" in the post Is direct utf8 input of combining diacritics in math mode possible with lualatex? regarding the use of a Lua script to allow TeX commands for combining ...
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How to make a given thesis template compatible with German umlauts (error with Unicode char)

To Thesis.tex (of Sunil Patel's Thesis Template.zip) I added these two lines (to allow for German special characters): \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} % my edit \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} % my edit in the ...
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copy/pastes odd chars from a document written using hangul package

Recently i've been involved in writing document in Korean. I've managed to install the hangul package and write the following statement : \usepackage{hangul} % pretty simple everything was fine ...
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Using texindy within paths containing diacritics

I wonder if it is possible to use texindy in project where the project path contains umlauts, e.g. /Users/Tobi/Desktop/äbc/test/. With this path I get an error message: Tobis-Mac:test Tobi$ texindy ...
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Texshop Autocomplete file

This thread explains how to edit Texshop's autocomplete file. I have two problems with this file: It contains Gibrish letters, even after changing the encoding to utf8 (screenshots below). I can see ...
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Hyperref, Bookmark and Appendix packages: Getting labels inside Appendices to work

I've been writing a document in portuguese and I've ran across a nasty problem. I've been trying for the past few hours to get hyperref and bookmark to play nice with my labels inside the appendices ...
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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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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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Cyrillic letters in command names with PDFLaTeX

I would like to know an efficient way to use Cyrillic characters in command names (macro names) with PDFLaTeX (XeLaTeX being unavailable). I discovered that I can define commands with Cyrillic ...

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