# 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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### Controlling an Interpunct as a Spacing Character?

I am using XeLaTeX and the fontspec package to work with text that uses UTF-8 interpuncts (·) instead of spaces. However, interpuncts are not understood by 'TeX to be spacing characters, and so long ...
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### Unicode maths in pdflatex

In order to use Unicode maths in pdflatex as well as in LuaTeX, in preamble of my document I have: \usepackage{ifxetex,ifluatex} \ifnum 0\ifxetex 1\fi\ifluatex 1\fi=0 % if pdftex \usepackage[T1]{...
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### How to add support for a single missing character?

I keep getting this error: [WARNING] Missing character: There is no ❯ (U+276F) (U+276F) in font Roboto Mono Nerd Font Complet Is there any way to add support for this entire font, or at least for ...
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### ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ḱ (U+1E31)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

I'm having this error while compiling. I do not know how to Declare this character in order to make it visibile so I can delete it.
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### How put a custom-made symbol from newcommand into the range of setmathfont?

Following up on this question, I am trying to use a unicode character as a binary operator. The answer in the linked question helped me do this, but I am running into a second issue. I want to also ...
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### How to use unicode character as binary operator?

I am trying to use the unicode character ⦡ (U+29A1) as a binary operator. I almost got it to work using the following: \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{graphicx} \usepackage{...
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### Stacked diacritics list [closed]

I'm working on a Unicode version of TIPA, with lots of additional glyphs & diacritics. I need to define OT features governing diacritic placement, but for practical purposes it's hard to define ...
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### Problems with unicode symbols and xelatex on Windows 10 in English

I started to use xelatex on a Brazilian Portuguese installation of Windows 10, then I installed Ubuntu on English, and then I installed Windows 10 again, but in English. xelatex supports UTF-8, so I ...
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### Lines are not wrapping on thinspace, \,, zero-width space (ZWSP), or other unicode space characters

Asian languages frequently do not use spaces, yet still have "words" which must be broken and wrapped at the right places. I am working with such a language, and actually want to put in a &...
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I followed this post Index with an initial letter of the group But anyone show me how to create a Unicode header like in the picture below ("Chỉ mục" (in Vietnamese) mean "Index"), ...
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### Including diverse unicode symbols inside LaTeX document

I write LaTeX on a Ubuntu Linux system using emacs. I have a LaTeX document where I would like to have some characters from other various numeral systems (cuneiform, hieroglyphic, Chinese, and others,...
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### Bottom square bracket (U+23B5)

I'm looking for how to add a bottom square bracket (looks like this: ⎵) in latex (Overleaf specifically although I don't believe it should be different?). According to Entering Unicode characters in ...
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### Remove all occurrences of unicode U+2009 in my document [duplicate]

I have .tex document into which "thinspace" was inserted, most likely while copying text from another document. I am currently using \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{2009}{\,} to skip over this ...
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### How to typeset UTF-8 characters without affecting ASCII characters?

The context I'm working on a homework assignment for my Databases courses. I want to typeset the ⨝ character (JOIN operation from relational algebra) but at the same time I would like to have the ...
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### How to use luatex with large unicode codepoint?

I am trying to use the Material Design Icon Font with lualatex. The Material Design icon set is made available as a webfont, including a ttf version at https://materialdesignicons.com/ (use the ...
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### Mix of latin and greek script in source

I need to have a mix of latin and greek in the source, like "The angle is 2θ". I tried to use LuaLatex with \usepackage[utf8]{luainputenc} but the greek characters are not rendered. ...
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### Full Unicode support for a document with a large number of languages

I use LaTeX (in detail I use pdflatex from MikTeX) for automatically generating documents based on data gathered from the Internet. Of course this means that those pages can contain small parts of ...
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### Understanding \add@unicode@accent and renewing it for conjoining diacritics

I recently came to know about the command \DeclareUnicodeAccent which can declare a diacritic which is printed after the argument of the declared command. e.g. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{...
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### Typesetting unicode characters

I try to use unicode characters in tex source: \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \begin{document} ∀ \end{document} The universal quantifier does not typeset with xelatex. ...
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### ArabLuaTeX brackets in UTF-8 encoding

I am having issues with square brackets, parentheses, etc. in Arabic environment with unicode input. I appreciate any help: Here is a MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{arabluatex} \...
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### Bad Character Code Error in Math Mode for Unicode Character

I used this solution by a user Cicada from one of the questions on how to type Unicode characters in math mode: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb} \usepackage{polyglossia} \...
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### Can I make unicode-math output normal alphanumeric unicode letters? [closed]

As the title states, I am looking for a way to disable the use of special unicode symbols for mathematical letters (Mathematical Alphanumeric Symbols) in the PDF-output that I get when using the ...
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### Inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte "FC

When compiling my code in Texmaker I get this error: Error Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte "FC. I don't know why. Can somebody help me? \documentclass[11pt,a4paper,oneside,titlepage]{...
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### Dotted Circle (U+25CC) with Combining Ring (U+030A) drawing incorrectly with XeLaTeX and Courier New

The Dotted Circle U+25CC with Combining Ring U+030A is not rendering correctly in my XeLaTeX document. They should be drawn together as one character, but instead are drawn separately as two ...
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### lualatex: Why is \textbar̈ working, but not \textbar̙?

Why is line b) working, but not line d), if compiled the with lualatex? In Line b) the r (U+0072) is followed by ̈ (U+0308). This compiles without errors. In Line d) the r (U+0072) is followed by ̙ (U+...
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### Beamer XeLaTeX Unicode

I have spent a considerable amount of time trying to show Pᗣᗧ•••MᗣN (defined https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unified_Canadian_Aboriginal_Syllabics_(Unicode_block)) within a Beamer (or any other document ...
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### Use unicode COMBINING LOW LINE (U+0332) as underline

In the same vein as Using unicode "combining right arrow above" to generate vector command, I’d like to use U+0332 “ ̲” as a “graphical” alias for \underline. I don’t know Lua, so I’m not ...
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### How to put a gamma into my latex document

I have \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} I typed something something γ something I am getting the error "Package inputenc Error: Unicode character γ (U+03B3)" and it won't render in the output ...
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### How to correctly display 〈 and 〉 in a listing's listing?

This question is a continuation of The 'listings' package and UTF-8. I'm trying to display the characters 〈 and 〉 in a listing (from the listings package). Thanks to Ulrike's answer, I added ...
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### Unicode character within tikz textbox

I use the following code from this post to box-up selected inline text. % Multiline Textbox \usepackage{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{calc} \usepackage{tikzpagenodes} \makeatletter \newcommand{\gettikzxy}[3]{...
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### greek characters in glossaries package with LuaLaTeX

I am trying to add an acronym containing the character "α". Compiling lualatex -> makeglossaries-lite -> lualatex -> lualatex results in the error ! String contains an invalid utf-8 ...
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### Declare missing unicode characters in a separate file

This question is concerned about writing a non-english document in LaTeX. I compile my Hebrew document with pdfLaTeX. I know, XeLaTex or LuaLaTeX with the polyglossia package are Unicode engines, and ...
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### An accumulating superscript operator: translating $^i^+^1$ to $^{i+1}$ NOT to a double superscript \${{^i}^{+}+1}

I like using Unicode characters in my input. They work great for making the text look more like the printed version, and consume less window space. One glitch though, I cannot get the superscripts (...
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### Getting soulutf8 to work with luatex

Is it possible to get soul(utf8) to work with luatex? In the following example only the first three lines are typeset. \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{soulutf8} \...
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### ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character Î¼ (U+03BC) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX

I'm using rmarkdown to knit a pdf. I get this error. ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character Î¼ (U+03BC) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX. Googling tells me it refers to ...
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### Putting listingsutf8 literate definitions in a separate file with \input

I have a set of literate options for the listings package that I would like to move to an external file, so I don't have to paste them in every time. (The eventual goal is to have LaTeX commands ...
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### How to \input{} a tex file with unicode characters

I have a big table that containing the Unicode character "±". If I put this table on my main tex file, there is no problem. But when I put it in another tex file and try to \input{} it, then ...
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### Using unicode to input symbols in math mode with unicode-math

I want to input a lambda with a bar (ƛ) with font STIX Two Math in math mode. I've checked in the unicode table that it had a code U+019B, and I'm sure STIX Two Math contains this character. I've ...
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### Missing font symbols for operators

I'd like to print operators such as union and intersection (\bigcup and \bigcap) in math mode, but apparently they are missing from the Fira Math fonts I'm currently using for my beamer document. I ...
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### Using ucharclasses and XeLaTeX for ancient Greek

When I use ucharclasses with XeLaTeX to automatically change the font for Greek text, I find that it sometimes inserts transitions at the wrong point, within the Greek text. (Note: I am using the ...
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### How can I get both Greek and Unicode characters to render in a verbatim environment?

I am including some Julia code that uses Unicode characters, including Greek letters, in a verbatim environment. I've tried LaTeX, XeLaTeX, and LuaLaTeX (and am still open to using any of them), but ...
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### The Czech accents ěščřžý are not showing in the output

I have the following MnWE, and it is non-working since after xelatex.exe it doesn't show the Czech letters with accents ěščřž, but it shows "á". So how do I type these accents no matter how ...
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### Adding unicode (Cherokee) characters in Latex? [duplicate]

Most of my Latex is in regular English, but there are a couple of lines of Cherokee here and there that I want to include. What packages do I need to install? I tried playing around with fontspec and ...
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### Adding one or two Vietnamese words in lualatex

I'm using lualatex and I just need to have a couple Vietnamese workds. I'd like to be able to do the special characters like /^a but some of the letters have diacritics above and below, such as: ậ I ...
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### Entering unicode character for Chi-Rho in LaTeX

I am in the middle of a very long document (which means I will not be able to switch to XeTeX or LuaTeX), and everything is close to done with the exception of a few missing symbols. The symbols all ...
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### Simplest way to write Greek and English text in the long-term and for all OS

I have written LaTeX documents with lots of greek text and also interspersed with English sentences some time ago. Including bibliography. I used babel and pdflatex for this. Now I am trying to show ...
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### \DeclareUnicodeCharacter: Timed Out

I would like to add a letter from an alphabet in another language. I'm using the package: \usepackage{wasysym}. In which I've defined my letter as follows: \DeclareUnicodeCharacter{1293}{ና}. However, ...
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### Package inputenc: Unicode character ≤ (U+2264) (inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX - Error caused by unnoticed literal “≤”

When trying to build my LaTeX-file with latexmk in VS Code using Latex Workshop extension, the following error is thrown: Package inputenc: Unicode character ≤ (U+2264) (inputenc) not set up for use ...