[TxMt] Unicode Documents in LaTeX

Charilaos Skiadas skiadas at hanover.edu
Fri May 18 15:27:28 UTC 2007

On May 18, 2007, at 11:13 AM, Constantinos Neophytou ♎ wrote:

> On May 17, 2007, at 3:22 AM, Charilaos Skiadas wrote:
>> That indeed seems to do it for the file that Constantinos is  
>> working on, once you add the babel stuff for greek. So this  
>> preamble would do it (notice the greek option in the documentclass):
>> \documentclass[a4paper,12pt,greek]{report}
>> % UTF-8 stuff
>> \usepackage[notipa]{ucs}
>> \usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc}
>> \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
>> \usepackage{textcomp}
>> \usepackage{babel}
> Indeed, this worked. I have not been able to get xetex to work with  
> this document, but I prefer this methodology. Thanks a lot! Now the  
> only problems I have are definitely latex-only issues... The one  
> that confuses me and I have no idea how to approach is that the  
> (very) few english characters I have in the document (for example  
> in tables as variables) get transliterated into greek characters...  
> is there any prefix I can use to make these characters appear as-is?

Add the word "english" in your list of languages:

\documentclass[a4paper,12pt,greek, english]{report}

And then:

Hi there!

You can even mix more languages if you want ;). The corresponding  
chapter of the second volume of the LaTeX companion has a lot more  
info on this, also the babel package documentation probably has a lot  
more information than you would ever need:


Haris Skiadas
Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Hanover College

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