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“Greater than” sign shows up as inverted question mark [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do the less than symbol (<) and the greater than symbol (>) appear wrong as upside down exclamation or question mark? My question is in the title. How can I ...
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LaTeX < shows upside-down? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a simple < in my text, but each time I write it, an upside-down ! is there. And for > I get an upside-down ? Can someone please help me?
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Using < > symbols inside algorithmic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do the less than symbol (<) and the greater than symbol (>) appear wrong as upside down exclamation or question mark? I have the following code ...
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How to use non-alphabetical symbols respectively characters like '<' and '>' in Tikz qtree node labels? [duplicate]

I am trying to use label nodes for a tikz qtree that include the lower-than < and greater-than > characters like shown in the first node of the example below. The problem is that instead of ...
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Can't Write “<” or “>” [duplicate]

I can't seem to write this symbol "< >" in Latex.
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TikZ matrix angle brackets mis-interpreted [duplicate]

I'm newbie to TikZ. When I use < and > in matrix, they are interpreted to some other symbols. The following code \documentclass[tikz,convert=pdf2svg,multi=false]{standalone} ...
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How to handle > character? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do the less than symbol (<) and the greater than symbol (>) appear wrong as upside down exclamation or question mark? I have some > and < character in ...
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Problem printing some symbols accurately from a pgf plot table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do the less than symbol (<) and the greater than symbol (>) appear wrong as upside down exclamation or question mark? I'm trying to print symbols from my pgf ...
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Listings not displaying punctuation [duplicate]

I'm having some issues with the listings package. If I try to display some C++ code the punctuation won't display properly. For example: \begin{lstlisting}[language=C++] template <int dim> ...
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Strange symbol appearing [duplicate]

When including the symbol > in the text (no maths) of my beamer presentation, I got an inverted question mark. Why this happens? I included \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} in my file. Do you have an ...
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Why should I use \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}?

As a native English speaker, I've mostly been allowed the luxury of pretending that ASCII is enough, and have been able to treat font encodings as not my problem. I've seen lots of advice that I ought ...
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Latin Modern vs cm-super?

I've read various answers to questions on here that suggest the original Computer Modern fonts have been superceded. Sometimes it is suggested we use the cm-super package, sometimes that we instead ...
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Include < (fewer than) and > (greater than) inequality symbols

I'd like to include the < and > symbols into my document. First I tried to just type it in. But after generating the document I saw only an inverted ? instead of the > symbol. That's why I ...
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What is the reason behind why > and < don't display properly without T1 font encoding?

I've read a number of posts that ask about why the symbols > and < show up incorrectly as ¡ and ¿. The solution is to use the T1 font encoding. Okay. I'd like to learn about why these symbols show ...
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Escape “> and <”

I have the following piece of text which I want to output literally: <<"Welcome">>. However it's converted to those funky quotations. I've been trying all sorts of things with \ mostly but ...

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