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How to write capital alpha?

If you're using LuaLaTeX or XeLaTeX, you can use the unicode-math package. It defines all uppercase Greek letters: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \begin{document} $\Alpha+\Beta=\...
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How to temporarily replace Latin characters with Greek

Fill in the table: \documentclass{article} \newcommand{\greek}[1]{\begingroup\setuplatintogreek#1\endgroup} \newcommand{\setuplatintogreek}{% \mathcode`a=\alpha \mathcode`b=\beta \mathcode`g=\...
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Alternate Greek symbols

There are several packages that render slightly different Greek letters, such as the upgreek package. You can check this and many more in the Comprehensive LaTeX Symbol Guide, starting from page 90.
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How to temporarily replace Latin characters with Greek

This is just the kind of problem for which the tokcycle package was made. I've only implemented a handfull of the Greek, but you just need a \tcmapto z\zeta type statement for each new mapping. In ...
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Is there an upside-down version of the symbol for $\pi$?

You can create upside-down versions of \pi with the help of the \rotatebox and \reflectbox macros of the graphicx package. Two possibilities are shown in the following screenshot. \documentclass{...
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Greek handwriting font with math and (optional) TikZ support

I don’t know of any handwritten font specifically designed for math, or legacy LaTeX encodings. However, the unicode-math project lets you mix and match any OpenType and TrueType fonts. Here, I’ve ...
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Writing μ (mu) in the text mode using Latin Modern Roman font

Latin Modern does not have Greek, but it does have micro (U+00B5) which is the most common use of an isolated mu in latin script. \documentclass{article} \tracinglostchars=3 \usepackage[english, ...
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Problem with enumeration using greek letters

The \alph counter style uses the old fashioned Greek alphabetic numbering. You can define your own \greekalph macro: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[english,...
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How can I get three diacritics on the same Greek letter?

You can use the character combination already provided in the font: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[greek.polytoniko,english]{babel} %\usepackage{fonttable} \DeclareRobustCommand{\...
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A particular big Delta

It is the following Greek character: \varDelta. It requieres amsmath.
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How the get non italic greek letters like siunitx package?

By default siunitx uses here \textmu from the textcomp package: \documentclass[12pt,a4paper]{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \...
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Upside down reversion for a Greek letter

Like this? \documentclass{article} \usepackage{graphics} \begin{document} \[ \Omega\quad\raisebox{\depth}{\scalebox{1}[-1]{$ \Omega $}} \] \end{document} Added: Simpler, the amssymb package ...
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Is there a package that allows me to write Greek letters without anything else?

Assuming you are using pdfLaTeX, you can load babel and things will 'just work' \documentclass{article} \usepackage[greek]{babel} \begin{document} προσθαφαίρεσις \end{document} For Greek in an ...
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Fix Kerning Internal to a Unicode Character

The character in question is Ἄ U+1F0C GREEK CAPITAL LETTER ALPHA WITH PSILI AND OXIA and we find, in lgrenc.dfu, \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{1F0C}{\ensuregreek{\accpsilioxia\textAlpha}} % Ἄ and ...
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Greek typewriter characters with \symtt (or \mathtt)

\symtt is restricted to the unfortunately restricted set of characters specified by Unicode, but you can declare the font as a math alphabet: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \...
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Problem with enumeration using greek letters

With moreenum and [label=(\greek*)] you should get what you want: \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{enumerate} \usepackage{enumitem} \usepackage{moreenum} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \...
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Latex custom counters

You was getting an error because of an extra space inside \csname...\endcsname... When you do \csname cs\endcsname you define a control sequence \cs because TeX ignores spaces after control sequence ...
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How to make an epsilon with ebgaramond-maths

You may want to contact the package's author (email is available on the front page of the package's user guide) and ask if the missing \epsilon glyph is a bug. While you're at it, you may also wanto ...
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Problem with Polyglossia setting \textgreek after update to TeX Live 2018

fontspec recently changed the behaviour of \newfontfamily. \newfontfamily<cmd> now throws an error if <cmd> is defined. Earlier \newfontfamily would behave like \setfontfamily behaves now. ...
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How can I get three diacritics on the same Greek letter?

The teubner package defines a more comprehensive set of macros for combined accents, compared with @egreg's answer. Here's Table 4 from the documentation (teubner-doc.pdf):
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Cropping a Greek Letter in mathmode

The \clipbox command from the trimclip package does this. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{trimclip} \newcommand{\crop}[1]{\clipbox*{0pt -.5ex {\width} .7ex}{#1}} \begin{document} \crop{ABCDefgh$...
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How to invoke `\phi` only from `newtxmath` package?

There you go. \documentclass{amsart} \DeclareSymbolFont{ntxletters}{OML}{ntxmi}{m}{it} \SetSymbolFont{ntxletters}{bold}{OML}{ntxmi}{b}{it} \DeclareMathSymbol{\phi}{\mathord}{ntxletters}{30} \...
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How to write capital alpha?

I would recommend unicode-math and Sergei Golovan’s solution if you are able to use it. Fewer and fewer publishers force you to use PDFTeX. Here is a PDFTeX-compatible solution that produces a Greek ...
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How do I produce this Greek letter koppa: Ϟ in pdfLaTeX?

Using arevmath package you have the request symbol. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{arevmath} \begin{document} $\Koppa$ \end{document}
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How to temporarily replace Latin characters with Greek

Rather than using LaTeX to manually define a mapping between typed letters and Greek characters, you may find it more convenient to simply type the Greek characters as-is into your document. For this ...
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Greek letter with two dots over in text mode

You can use alphabeta: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{alphabeta} \begin{document} \accdialytika{\texttheta} \end{document}
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How can I get the English words in this mostly-Greek document not to render in Greek characters?

You no longer need to load the LGR encoding (it used to be necessary up to a few years ago). Also you want to use \foreignlanguage{english}{...} rather than \selectlanguage back and forth. Since Greek ...
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how to output the τεχνική symbol

You do get output! But in the log file and the console: Missing character: There is no τ (U+03C4) in font [lmroman10-regular]:mapping=tex-text;! Missing character: There is no ε (U+03B5) in font [...
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Writing μ (mu) in the text mode using Latin Modern Roman font

You can use a substitute font just for \mu \documentclass{article} \usepackage[english, bidi = basic, layout = lists]{babel} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{newunicodechar} \babelfont{rm}[ ...
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