Bug 77311 - Support for using UTF-8 as input encoding in LaTeX documents
Support for using UTF-8 as input encoding in LaTeX documents
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 71498
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tetex (Show other bugs)
i586 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-11-04 18:50 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:48 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-11-04 18:50:58 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-11-04 18:50:52 EST
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Description of problem:
Please provide the ucs.sty package or a simular one.

The mentioned package contains support for using UTF-8
as input encoding in LaTeX documents.

The simplest use of that package is to add


to the LaTeX source instead of the traditionally


after editing the document with UTF-8 input.

The most recent version of the package can 
be found at


Happy TeX'ing.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enter UTF-8 characters (try the Scandinavian 'f', 'x', 'e') in 
   a LaTeX document from Emacs.
2. Run latex document.tex and, after hitting return on the error, 
   try to view it in xdvi.

Actual Results:  Bad DVI encoding.

Additional info:

With the ucs.sty package installed and mentioned 
in the LaTeX document everything's working fine.
Comment 1 Tim Waugh 2002-11-05 06:56:23 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 71498 ***

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