Greek to me

Robert Alessi alessi at
Fri Nov 17 17:15:48 CET 2023

Hi Harald,

I just compiled your file with lualatex on an updated texlive and the
Greek is printed alright.

Which ebgaramond did you use?  From your log, it is:


(Why EBGaramond08-Italic.otf ?)

whereas I have:


I think you should try using the ebgaramond that comes with texlive
rather than your (presumably incomplete) system font to see if it


On Fri, Nov 17, 2023 at 08:01:37AM +0000, Jele, Harald wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have two installations of tex-live. One is up to date, one is a few days old.
> With the up to date one I have problems when printing greek italic letters into a PDF while using the EB Garamond and LuaLaTex.
> I do not have this troubles with the older instance. So how can I find out, what's going wrong.
> The LaTeX file is
> \documentclass[a5paper]{book}
> \usepackage[ngerman]{babel}
> \usepackage{fontspec}
> \setmainfont{EB Garamond} 
> \begin{document}
> \textit{Ο καθένας μπορεί να θυμώσει, είναι εύκολο. Αλλά να θυμώσεις με τον σωστό άνθρωπο, στο σωστό βαθμό, για τον σωστό λόγο, τη σωστή στιγμή και με τον σωστό τρόπο, αυτό δεν είναι καθόλου εύκολο.}
> \textit{Jeder kann wütend werden, das ist einfach. Aber wütend auf den Richtigen zu sein, im richtigen Maß, zur richtigen Zeit, zum richtigen Zweck und auf die richtige Art, das ist schwer.}
> \end{document}
> No greek letters can be find in the PDF output.
> Please find all files (logs etc.) in the attachment.
> Thanks, Harald

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