Unicode, Greek and special characters (was [OS X TeX] BibDesk and Unicode (was: BibTeX problems)

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Fri Mar 4 12:20:56 EST 2005

Am 04.03.2005 um 17:57 schrieb Jason Davies:

> what is implicated here though..I don't know XeLaTeX (these things are
> getting harder to type...). will Gerben's setup choke on this or is
> saving those files at UTF-8 tantamount to switching? (Can I still use
> TeXShop? etc...)

Works. + installation of XeTeX i-Package. + xunicode.sty (previous 

> is there a good reference  point (eg web page) for these questions and
> all the onse I haven't thought of that you (or anyone else) knows?
> thanks (as ever...)


It can happen that you'll find documents that require osxfonts.sty -- 
forget them!
Others will require utf8accents.sty -- give them xunicode.sty.

Make your XeTeX or XeLaTeX files start like

%&encoding=UTF-8 Unicode

Never use constructs like "a or \"i, \AA, ?', \.o, \=e etc! Stay clean 



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