[OS X TeX] Problems with lozenge, square root

Georgios Pyrgiotakis gpyrgiot at ufl.edu
Fri Apr 23 10:24:31 EDT 2004

You can try selecting the input keyboard to be UFT-8 Unicode. I do that 
in TeXShop to get the greek. There is also a program XeTeX 
(http://scripts.sil.org/xetex) that it is supposed to help people with 
typesetting non R0man Script Languages. Never tried it but it might 

Hope that helped


On Apr 23, 2004, at 10:18 AM, Robert Voogdgeert wrote:

> I don't know how to solve the following problem: I need to copy-paste 
> text from a database with classical Hebrew texts into my editor 
> (BBEdit). A lot of vowel signs are signs that have a special meaning 
> in TeX, lozenge, square root, etc. I can't change anything in the 
> database, so I need TeX to treat these signs as normal characters.
> Can anybody tell what to do in order to get this working.

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