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I know that I can preserve capital letters in Bibtex with curly braces, and that I can type Scandinavian letters like æøå as \ae{} \o{} \aa{}. But what do I do to force the capital letters ÆØÅ? Following a suggestion I found for German umlaut, I tried {\{O}}, but it still comes out as a lowercase ø.

Bibtex file:

    title = "This is the word \O{}re"}


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I think a minimal working example (MWE) would help here. –  Joseph Wright Jul 7 '12 at 17:14
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up vote 6 down vote accepted


    title = "This is the word {{\O}}re"}
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yes, should be {{\O}} for BibTeX –  Herbert Jul 7 '12 at 17:42
That works. Since it has fewer curly braces that Joseph's answer, I choose this as the better one. Thanks. –  Sverre Jul 7 '12 at 17:47
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My usual rule is 'try more braces' in cases like this. For me

    title = "This is the word {{\O{}}}re"

seems to work fine.

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Works fine! Thanks! –  Sverre Jul 7 '12 at 17:41
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