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I have a counter 1 ≤ i ≤ 26 and I want to print a character between a and z depending on value of i. How can I do this in LaTeX?

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up vote 11 down vote accepted

You should write \alph{cntr} to get the lowercase latin letter value of cntr.

The other similar commands are

  • \alph{cntr} (lowercase latin)
  • \Alph{cntr} (uppercase latin)
  • \roman{cntr} (lowercase roman numeral)
  • \Roman{cntr} (uppercase roman numeral)
  • \arabic{cntr} (classical decimal numeral)
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