[OS X TeX] Russian characters contained in included .pdf do not appear in compiled document

David Derbes loki at uchicago.edu
Sat Dec 18 08:20:42 EST 2010

This works for me when I need to put in a few Russian words. You have to encode using unicode (UTF-8) in the TeXShop preferences, I think. I get the cyrillic characters courtesy of the Apple "International" keyboards; it puts a flag of the country you want on the menu bar. When the Russian flag shows, the keyboard is Russian, and so on. 


брест\textbf{и}, брод\textbf{и}ть
to roam, wander (\emph{501 Russian Verbs}, p.\,15)


which looks like this: (I enlarged the font to 18 point so it would be easier to read, and generated it with LaTeXiT)

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Hope this helps.

David Derbes
U of Chicago Laboratory Schools

On Dec 17, 2010, at 3:37 PM, Manuel wrote:

> Good morning. I am numerating the pages of a sheet music collection like this:
> \documentclass[article,twoside,a4paper]{memoir}
> \usepackage[applemac]{inputenc}
> \usepackage{pdfsync}
> \usepackage{pdfpages}
> \begin{document}
> \includepdf[pages={1-4}]{2010.pdf}
> \includepdf[pages={5-11},pagecommand={\thispagestyle{headings}}]{2010.pdf}
> \includepdf[pages={12-13}]{2010.pdf}
> \includepdf[pages={14-21},pagecommand={\thispagestyle{headings}}]{2010.pdf}
> %…and so forth
> \end{document}
> One of the pages of  2010.pdf contains a title in russian characters. After typesetting, they dissapear completely. Everything else works fine. Latin, modern greek, chinese and japanese characters contained in 2010.pdf appear correctly.
> Thanks in advance for any help.
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