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Re: [O] exporting α/β to latex/pdf

From: Sharon Kimble
Subject: Re: [O] exporting α/β to latex/pdf
Date: Mon, 05 May 2014 01:08:25 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (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.  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>
> Feel free to ask if anything is unclear.
Thanks for this, my initial thought was that I don't have either
xetex or luatex, but after a bit of digging around I found that
they are part of "texlive", which is already in debians repos, so
I'll have a play with it in the morning.

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