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Re: [O] exporting α/β to latex/pdf

From: Nick Dokos
Subject: Re: [O] exporting α/β to latex/pdf
Date: Sun, 04 May 2014 18:14:34 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Suvayu Ali <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sun, May 04, 2014 at 04:13:45PM +0100, Sharon Kimble wrote:
>> 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?
> The easiest solution is to use a modern TeX engine like XeTeX or LuaTeX
> along with a font with the required glyphs.

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...)

>  I personally use XeTeX with
> Linux libertine fonts.  You can find my setup here:
> <https://github.com/suvayu/.emacs.d/blob/master/org-mode-config.el#L176>

That is a nice resource - thanks!

> Feel free to ask if anything is unclear.
> Cheers,


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