{accents} is about diacritics, i.e., ancillary glyphs added to a letter, or basic glyph. Some diacritical marks, such as the acute ( ´ ) and grave ( ` ), are often called accents. Diacritical marks may appear above, below, or within a letter, or between two letters.

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Redefining \^ and \~ in math mode?

\^ and \~ apply accents in text mode, but each gives an error when used in math mode. So I consider redefining them for my own use, perhaps like this: \let\old@hat\^ ...
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How do you put a circle on top of an exponential symbol

How do you put a circle on top of an exponential symbol
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Accent in equation list

I'm need to make a list of equation in my document. I found and use the modified version of Lev Bishop's code from here. Everything work until there's an accent in the equation label. I got this error ...
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Hyphenation of words with accents doesn't work [duplicate]

Hyphenation of words with accents doesn't work. I'm writing my document in Portuguese so I have accents like '`~^ for some words but these words are not hyphenated. How do I solve this? THIS WAS ...
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Geometric markings in the text for line segments and angles

I am looking for commands that puts marks for line segments, angles, and other geometrical entities around letters in a text. Many geometry books use a line segment with dots at the end and place it ...
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Missing space after “ø” \o [duplicate]

I am writing a German text with some Scandinavian names which include characters like ø. In one case the ø is at the end of the word and the following whitespace is ignored. MWE: ...
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Why don't appear the accents and the diagrams together?

In this situation, when I compile for LATEX-PDF I have the correct text, with all the accents but does not show the diagrams. When I compile for XeLATEX the result displays all diagrams, but the text ...
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alphabetical order in bibtex with accented words [duplicate]

I have two entries in my bibliography file that are ordered incorrectly and I think the accent has everyting to do with it. Among other stuff I have two entries in the bibliography file: ...
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Macro for moving hat symbol up

I use mathpazo font package and I think the hat symbol is too low. Can I make a macro to change behavior of all my hats? This question has a good example, but I don't want to have to retype all of ...
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`showexpl` doesn't work with accents

It seems that showexpl removes the accents when it is processing them. How can I make it to use accented letters? Is there a replacement or a similar package that is more robust? ...
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How to reduce the space between the hat of overset and the symbol?

I would like to place the \rightharpoonup on r and get them closer. I had tried the \overset and \Rvector package. But the spacing of the former is too much. And the latter performs bad when placing ...
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Three dots above a symbol look weird [duplicate]

In math mode, when I type \dot{x}, \ddot{x}, \dddot{x} the third expression doesn't look like the two previous ones. The three dots are widely spaced and higher above the symbol. Is there a way to ...
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XeLaTeX: Accents (with Linux Libertine font) require T1-fonts

I need special characters (accents, cyrillic glyphs) in my file. Cyrillic seems to work well with Linux Libertine, but accents trigger warnings: LaTeX Font Warning: Font shape ...
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What else do I need to produce two dots above o?

In tex file: Toks\"{o}z It produces
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Arabic Vowels not appearing

I'm trying to write this word with the circled vowels but I'm not being able to, can someone help? When I'm writing with the vowels, it is becomming like الله An example: ...
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Trouble with PNAS template and accents in body and references

This has been driving me nuts. I use the PNAS template and compile with pdflatex under MacOSX 10.9.2 and MacTeX 2013 or 2014 (tried both). Here's the very simple .tex file: \documentclass{pnastwo} ...
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Greek circumflex accent with ascii characters using mapping does not work

I want to input Greek letters with polytonic accents (ancient Greek) using ASCII characters in my tex document (so I don't need to change the keyboard layout). I am using polyglossia. I have been ...
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How to write $\~{B}$

How to write $\~{B}$ in latex. During writing it shows that ! Please use \mathaccent for accents in math mode. Please suggest me.
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How to remove an unwanted tilde in the citations?

I'm inserting citations with bibtex and getting an unwanted tilde before the author's names. How could I prevent this behavior? The headers of my document are \documentclass{sig-alternate} ...
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Diacritics above dotted i (i with tittle)

It is taught that, in order to place an accent mark on top of the letter "i", one should use \i to remove the tittle (the dot) first. (That the dot may need to be removed is of course a matter of ...
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Write an equation, but I have a word with an accent

I want to write this equation: Peso fibra=(1,266x500)/(média 3 pesos) I used the equation environment. But, the word "média" has an accent. So, I have problems to compile my main file. How I can ...
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space after characters with carons

If I write ďalej or ťaťa, there is a little space after characters ď and ť (and also ľ). Is it possible to remove this space ? I'm using cp1250 encoding and Slovak babel. Can somebody help, please ...
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Widecheck over two \hat [duplicate]

I need to write a formula with a \widecheck over two \hat. The equation is the following: \documentclass[a4paper,11pt]{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts,amssymb,mathabx} ...
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Math mode accents

In my long document I, sadly, have to use several accents to denote different kinds of symbols. Currently, I use primes ($x'$), hat, tilde, and overline. In addition I use two colored symbols (red ...
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When using the accents package: underaccent greek symbol in caption of a table gives error

I am using the accents package to place a bar under math symbols. This works very well when using it in equations, and also in normal text (obviously still in the math environment $...$). However, ...
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How can I make the copied-pasted text from an pdflatex output still readable/compilable by pdflatex?

The issue I compile a latex document which contains accents ("é" for instance), then I copy the text from the pdf generated by pdflatex. Then, I paste this text to my latex file. The resulting file ...
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Activating characters with diacritics (accents)

I want to create an environment that would convert all á to \=a, all é to \=e and so on... (short-hand for macrons) Something that should have been a five-minutes easy-to-write tool became a real ...
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Can I move the hat symbol vertically upwards?

I'm using mathpazo to format a document and have just become annoyed that a hat appears to be rendering too close to the letter it's decorating. I'd like to move the hat upwards, but am not sure how ...
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How do I add a circumflex?

I want to write words in Greek that have circumflexes, like 'νοῦς'. Is there any way to add the circumflex on top of the letters?
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How to fix “no lowerable accent” error in XeLaTeX?

I'm writing a linguistic paper and have to use several IPA characters with certain accents (e.g. œ̞, ʉ̟). I thought I might use XeLaTeX. I have tried using the tipa-package, but I only get an error ...
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Umlauts or other special characters in TpX

I'm using TpX to create EPS graphics to be displayed in documents or presentations. At the moment, I'm preparing a presentation in German using the beamer class and include figures via the ...
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generating combining characters in LuaLaTeX with Garamond Premr Pro

I'm trying to produce the œ́ character using Garamond Premier Pro in LuaLaTeX. I'm using fontspec in TeXLive 2012 to load the font. I seem to recall having had success doing this rather easily with a ...
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How do I get two mathrings centered over a variable?

I am trying to represent a second order, dimensionless derivative by two open circles overtop a variable. I understand how to do one (\mathring v), and I understand how to do multiple solid dots ...
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a bolder \overline [duplicate]

This is similar but hopefully not repetitive with other questions answered here... I want to use a straight line decoration above a formula to denote the mean value over observations. My main problems ...
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How to write i-circumflex

In some French words when the circumflex is used over the i, there is no dot on the i. When I try to do it as described in "A Guide to Latex" the dot appears and the circumflex is too high. How do I ...
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Accents with lmodern fonts on XeTeX

After loading the lmroman10-regular font in XeTeX, I can't access accents in TeX' good old ways: \' \" \c etc. I would need to write Erd\H os since because I don't have the appropriate "o" on my ...
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Problems with accented characters in xelatex

The accented Portuguese characters work well when compiled with pdflatex but not with xelatex giving an inputenc error. Why? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} ...
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“Square hat” accent [duplicate]

I have seen in a book the following "square hat" symbol to denote the discrete Fourier transform: I would like to use the same symbol, but I cannnot find the corresponding command. Can anyone help ...
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How to make the character è “work” in PlainTeX?

I'm using TeX with the plain format. On my keyboard there is the 'è' character (as well as é, ò, à, ù, ì). I'd like to make it work so that, when put è in the input file, TeX transforms it into \`e, ...
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Issue with \bar accent and fontspec

Consider the following MWE: \documentclass[png,border=2pt]{standalone} \usepackage[no-math]{fontspec} \usepackage{sfmath} \begin{document} $\bar 1$ $\vec 1$ \end{document} This produces in ...
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How to get a circle over A

As given on this website, the command \AA is what I am looking for. However it simply produces rA instead of putting a circle over the top vertex of A. How do I fix this? I am trying to get someone's ...
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How do I properly write ā in LaTeX?

I need to cite the journal "Sankhyā: The Indian Journal of Statistics" in a paper. I would like to draw the ā character properly (i.e., I'd prefer, if possible, to avoid using some hack, such as \bar ...
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long Hungarian umlaut in typewriter

An exercise from 'The TeXbook' asks to write "Pál Erdős" in typewriter type. The difficulty comes that \H cannot be used, as the typewriter font contains other symbols (namely a }) The proposed ...
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French accents in \hl from soul package

I'd like to use the \hl command from the soul package in a French text. However, it does not work whenever the part to highlight contains French accents (e.g.: \hl{é}). I could use \'e instead of é ...
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Align Greek polytonic (“smart line start”)

I am text-typing a set of poems in Greek polytonic and my problem is that the upper case letters alignment is being set according to the accents rather than the letters themselves. Here is an example ...
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Accents generate errors with moderncv class

When using accented characters (e.g. ë) I get the following error: Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:ële not set up for use with LaTeX. A minimal working example is given below. To the best ...
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Multiple diacritics on one character

As linguistics student, I have to put more than one thing on a character every now and then. For example, I need to type ā̆. I thought I could simply do that by typing \={\u{a}}, but then the macron ...
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In Emacs (with AUCTeX), if i use <C-c '> to see errors, it copies the command <C-c %>

I don't know why, but since recently my Emacs is behaving strangely. As usual I compiled using C-c C-c to call LaTeX, then there were errors and it asked me to type (as usual) C-c '. but when I did it ...
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ï & î font encoding

I've one problem in my scrbook, ï and î don't work when I compile my \printbibliography. But the problem come only with these 2 accents… I export my .bib from Papers2 for Mac application, & I ...
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Fontspec with bibtex with accents give me a bug : “Missing \endcsname inserted. \char”

i try to get out of a 3 days trouble, hope for your help ! I just want to find my bibliography in my font without bug... I'm using \documentclass{scrbook}, & {Adobe Garamond Pro} font with ...