# 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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### 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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### package inputenc error unicode character − (u+200E)

Two 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? My first table is and the error ...
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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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### ! 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### Limit controls must follow a math operator

I'm receiving "Limit controls must follow a math operator" error. Googled it, tried, nothing helped. Appears on Overleaf 2.0, using makefile in Cent OS, Fedora. Using pkgs geometry, amsmath, amsthm, ...
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### Wrong mappings when copying from PDF with \pdfgentounicode with newtx

It seems that newtx is nowadays the best option for Times font, and I wanted to test it with respect to Croatian specifics, but also with respect to some common math symbols, and copying the content ...
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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 ...
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### How do you remove the Unicode character U+2B9 error?

Every time I try to compile and run my Latex document I get the following error: ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode character ʹ (U+2B9)(inputenc) not set up for use with LaTeX.See the inputenc package ...
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### ℕ goes as N into the text layer?

Let's compile the following code with {xe|lua}atex: \documentclass{standalone}% or article, doesn't matter \usepackage{unicode-math} \setmathfont{TeX Gyre Termes Math}%% or TeX Gyre Pagella Math, ...
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### How to typset the Meitei Script in LaTeX and Overleaf?

I am trying to write a language script which is represented by the UTF-16 code format: the Meitei script, occupying U+ABC0 to U+ABFF in the Unicode block. All i could find in the internet is related ...
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### What might be preventing Unicode characters from displaying?

When I insert the reference mark character and compile the following MWE, the character shows up in the compiled output: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} ྿ \end{...
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### Displaying a character in math mode from its Unicode encoding

Can someone tell me what I am doing wrong or simply tell me how I can use the coptic letter "Me" in math mode? I want to use a coptic letter in a mathematical expression in my TeX document. From my ...
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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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### How can (La)TeX read UTF-8?

As described in The TeXbook, TeX reads files byte by byte, regardless of the particular format -- as I understand, this is just how IniTeX is set up. I also understand that LaTeX is just a ...
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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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### citation: Special character: dotless i = ı

I am trying to cite "Alpaydın". In the bibliography it displays correctly, but when I use citations intext like \citep[3]{Alpaydin.2014} or \parencite[3]{Alpaydin.2014} it simply displays: "(Alpayd02n,...
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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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### 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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### How to use different font families for the same unicode block in ucharclases?

Here is an MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage[Sinhala,Latin]{ucharclasses} \newfontfamily\FooBarr{Noto Sans} \newfontfamily\sinhala{Noto Sans Sinhala} \newfontfamily\...
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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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### 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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### Add Special Characters to ACM Master Template

I am using Overleaf, with the ACM Master Template from here1: I need to add two special characters (🅓 and 🅒) to the document. I've looked at a lot of different solutions on the Tex Stack Exchange, ...
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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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### 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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### 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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### 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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### arbitrary utf8 characters in XeLaTeX

I'm generating a pdf with xelatex that could contain arbitrary utf8 printable characters. Assuming I don't greatly care what font ends up being used for any particular character, how do I get most/...
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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 ...