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=== ucs.sty ===

This package contains support for using UTF-8 as input encoding in LaTeX

See INSTALL for installation instructions.

The simplest use of this package is to add


to your header. You may even omit the first line in many cases. Often
however you need to load additional packages etc., see languages.ps.gz
for language-specific examples.

The tables with LaTeX macros for the glyphs does not contain many
entries yet. If your particular script is not supported, and you add the
macros to the config files (see INSTALL and perldoc makeunidef.pl),
please mail me those config files, and together with informations, if
special packages or LaTeX versions are needed for these macros. Please
do only supply macros, which generate aesthetic glyphs, no hacks.

Information about this package, including a link to its source code
repository, can be found at



(C) 2000       by Dominique Unruh  <unruh@ut.ee>
(C) 2011--2013 by Wolfgang Jeltsch <wolfgang@cs.ioc.ee>
(C) 2022--2023    David Carlisle david.carlisle@latex-project.org

See the LICENSE file for licensing informations.

Download the contents of this package in one zip archive (2.2M).

ucs – Extended UTF-8 input encoding support for

The bundle provides the ucs package, and utf8x.def, together with a large number of support files.

The utf8x.def definition file for use with inputenc covers a wider range of Unicode characters than does utf8.def in the distribution. The package provides facilities for efficient use of its large sets of Unicode characters.

Glyph production may be controlled by various options, which permits use of non-ASCII characters when coding mathematical formulae.

Note that the bundle previously had an alias “unicode”; that alias has now been withdrawn, and no package of that name now exists.

Bug trackerhttps://github.com/LaTeX-Package-Repositories/ucs/issues
Version2.4 2023-11-09
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3
Copyright2000–2001 Dominique Unruh
2011–2013 Wolfgang Jeltsch
2022 David Carlisle
MaintainerDavid Carlisle
Wolfgang Jeltsch (inactive)
Dominique Unruh (inactive)
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