# [OS X TeX] Simple Cyrillic Example

Victor Ivrii vivrii at gmail.com
Sun Feb 22 00:22:15 EST 2015

On Sat, Feb 21, 2015 at 9:46 PM, Robert Love <rblove_lists at comcast.net>
wrote:

> I would love to see a simple example of Russian text working.   My goal is
> to make a simple list of Russian technical terms with the english
> definition beside it but getting any cyrillic to show is just not working.
> My first attempt looks like this:
>
>
> \documentclass{article}
> \usepackage[T2A,T1]{fontenc}
> \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
> \usepackage[russian,english]{babel}
>
> \begin{document}
> The word for word is \foreignlanguage{russian}{слово}
> \end{document}
>
> When typeset with LaTeX slovo shows up as ?????.   There are no error
> messages.   I entered the cyrillic letters using the Mac keyboard set to
> Russian.  I’m using the current TeXShop and current TexLive contents.
>
>
>
>

This example perfectly works but you need to make sure that the editor uses
utf8 encoding.

PS cyrrac.def and transliteration is of no use anymore.

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Victor Ivrii
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