Greek in LaTeX

It was obvious tha sooner or later I would be in need to use greek in my LaTeX texts. To use them the Babel package is needed so (here in use with English):


then by choosing \foreignlanguage{greek} or \selectlanguage{english} you switch between languages. However you cannot use greek letters but latin ones to write in Greeks. so writing: Kalhm’era would yield: Καλημέρα.

If you need to use the Greek characters then the:


is necessary. While using that you can switch between the encodings (latin and greek) using \latintext and \greektext.

For more information on the babel package here.

For more international LaTeX here.