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From: Joost Helberg <joost@snow.nl>
To: Sharon Kimble <boudiccas@skimble.plus.com>
Cc: org-mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: exporting α/β to latex/pdf
Date: Sun, 04 May 2014 21:26:11 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87bnvdbb1o.fsf@snow.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87k3a1tw46.fsf@skimble.plus.com>


the alpha and beta are encoded in UTF-8, these are passed through to the
latex-file. The correct symbols will only show up in the pdf if your
latex is UTF-8 capable.

Some latex-implementations are, you can use
in your latex file, but I know, not all UTF-8 symbols are supported.
For alpha to come out: \newcommand\textalpha{\ensuremath{\alpha}}
is necessary (see

I couldn't get the beta to come out because it's not part of OT1.

Anyone a good suggestion for this? I think Sharon has a valid



>>>>> "Sharon" == Sharon Kimble <boudiccas@skimble.plus.com> writes:
 > From: Sharon Kimble <boudiccas@skimble.plus.com>
 > To: org-mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
 > Subject: [O] exporting α/β to latex/pdf
 > Date: 2014-05-04T17:13:45+0200

 > I have these two symbols showing in my org-mode buffer with no
 > problems
 > ╭────
 > │ alpha (ER-α) and beta (ER-β)
 > ╰────

 > but they are not exported to latex/pdf. How then can I do so please?

 > Sharon.
 > -- 
 > A taste of linux = http://www.sharons.org.uk
 > my git repo = https://bitbucket.org/boudiccas/dots
 > TGmeds = http://www.tgmeds.org.uk
 > Debian testing, Fluxbox 1.3.5, emacs

Snow B.V.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2014-05-04 19:26 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 [this message]
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."
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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