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Neither combination of the following two elements renders a felicitous result: \={\'o} ~ \'{\=o}. In the first case the bar comes over the accent; in the second the accent appears right before the barred letter. How can I make a grave or acute accent over a barred letter?

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Is this for IPA content? Can we see your font setup? –  Qrrbrbirlbel Jun 13 '13 at 19:45

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The ipa package allows

\texttt{ipa} \diatop[{\diatop[\'|\=]}|o]

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The tipa package has \textacutemacron:

\texttt{tipa} \textacutemacron{o}

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And the phonetic package has the following to offer (which seems to not work under T1 font encoding):

\texttt{phonetic} \acbar{\'}{o}

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