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From: "\"Clément B.\"" <clement@inventati.org>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: exporting α/β to latex/pdf
Date: Mon, 05 May 2014 18:52:24 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <5367C1C8.2000306@inventati.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87oazdmbsl.fsf@gmail.com>

> The *easiest* solution is to just say \alpha and \beta in the org file
> instead of α and β. But biting the bullet and adopting XeTeX or LuaTeX is
> probably the *best* way to go (he says without ever having used either...)

For those who stick with pdflatex, you can also use "α" directly in the 
org document, and define

#+latex_header: \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
#+latex_header: \declareunicodecharacter{03b1}{α}

Provided your file is indeed encoded in utf-8 (but why would you use any 
other encoding?)

This simply tells the compiler to bind "α" to the unicode character 
"greek small letter alpha" (U+03B1). If there is a lot of unicode in the 
document, XeTeX/LuaTeX are definitely better choices.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2014-05-05 16:52 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-05-04 15:13 exporting α/β to latex/pdf Sharon Kimble
2014-05-04 16:03 ` Scott Randby
2014-05-04 19:26 ` Joost Helberg
2014-05-04 21:42 ` Suvayu Ali
2014-05-04 22:14   ` Nick Dokos
2014-05-05 15:06     ` Suvayu Ali
2014-05-05 18:38       ` Grant Rettke
2014-05-05 16:52     ` "Clément B." [this message]
2014-05-06 22:33       ` Nick Dokos
2014-05-07 23:30         ` "Clément B."
2014-05-05  0:08   ` Sharon Kimble
2014-05-06  2:51   ` Rustom Mody
2014-05-06 12:48     ` Suvayu Ali

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