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vrathi13
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auto-greek package

Postby vrathi13 » Sun Jan 03, 2016 2:44 pm

During the past few days I've been trying (unsuccessfully) to install the auto-greek package to my PC.

Mainly I used this site for guidance&material http://www.eelvex.net/latex-auto-greek/

The question is how am I going to install the auto-greek package to my system?
(I mean I have downloade various .afm .pfb files etc + an installer.But I dont know which directory to put them , or how to make my miktex "aware" of them.I'm sorry I cant get more specific)
(I have miktex 2.9.5721 & windows7 32-bit service pack1)

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Postby Johannes_B » Sun Jan 03, 2016 5:58 pm

I bet you want to write greek and english in the same document. Use xelatex or lualatex and babel or polyglossia for the right hyphenation patterns. Do not use package auto-greek.
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Postby vrathi13 » Sun Jan 03, 2016 6:25 pm

Thanks for the response.

Yes that is exactly what I want to do, write both in greek and in english in the same document, but without using the commands \greektext \latintext.

If you mean going to my texeditor and configuring my default compiler to be Xelatex or Lualatex , I have already tried that several times unsuccessfully.


What I haven't tried yet is polyglossia though.
I am going at it right now.

Thanks again.

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Postby Stefan Kottwitz » Fri Jan 08, 2016 1:10 pm

Hi vrathi,

did it work for you, with polyglossia? Or in another way? It would be great if you would post a small compilable example, either as a working example so we would learn the solution, or showing the problem to test and to verify it.

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