{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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What does symbol ~ do in Latex?

I noticed this symbol in an example. Including or excluding this from the source doesn't change anything. However, if I include \~, it puts a ~ on the first letter of the next word. So, what could be ...
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Enabling UTF-8 file encoding in various text editors [closed]

Many IDE / text editors used by latex community do not encode tex files into utf-8 by default. When trying to use diacritics, various issues may arise. Example code: \documentclass{article} ...
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A custom “letter” in text mode

I am trying to typeset a letter x (in both lower- and uppercase) that has a small circle overlaid exactly onto the (perceived) middle of the character. My current best effort is x\llap{$\circ$}, but ...
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Bibliography .bib encoding utf8 (french) accents

I am trying to use a bibliography for a my latex report. I am using a .bib file named bibli with articles written in french (so the titles have accents like é or ô). At the beginning of my .tex file I ...
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Extracting overrightharpoon from MnSymbol

Many previous questions have talked about extracting symbols from MnSymbol, or found alternatives from other packages. However, I have not been able to find a suitable replacement for ...
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How can I automatically replace all accentuated characters by the corresponding codes in TeXnicCenter?

First I want to apologise in case the question has already been asked, although I failed to find the topic on this site. So here's the thing : I've recently begun to type my lessons in LaTex using ...
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PDF table of contents, and some character accents [duplicate]

When I create a document with pdftex, I use chapter and section titles, and -through using babel- also accented characters. In the document itself these characters appear OK. Most of them appears ...
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Problems with accents and special characters using xelatex template for CV

I am building my CV using the xeLaTeX template below: http://www.latextemplates.com/template/wilson-resume-cv When trying to include accents as I usually do in LaTeX, I got wrong symbols like this: ...
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Texworks interprets double quotes as two single ones, more specifically \"{} as \'{'}

I have an funny, yet annoying, issue that I only recently discovered as I started writing in Dutch. (As such I can not trace when the issue started) My Texworks (ubuntu Gnome 14.04 ) interprets \"{} ...
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accent above a greek letter

I want to make the greek letter omega with an accent above it. I know that I make the letter in math mode: $\omega$ and I know that I add a accent this way: \'{e} But when I combine the two: ...
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Accented Character in ornamental drop-caps using Zallman Caps

I'm looking to use an ornamental drop-caps using Zallman Caps and the lettrine package. However Zallman Caps doesn't have all characters I'm interested. In particular, I'm interested in placing ...
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Accent encoding problem with TeXShop 3.5 Mac OS X Yosemite

I'm using TeXShop 3.5 on two Macs, both running on Yosemite. When I try to compile a doc with french accents on one of them, all runs fine; but on the second I get errors of the type: "undefined ...
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Highlighting words with special characters using \hl (soul)

I am using xelatex, polyglossia and the document is in UTF-8 encoding. I use the soul package to highlight words (using soulutf8 makes no difference). The problem is really weird, so I will go ...
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Hat over numbers without math mode in XeLaTeX

I'm using the Alegreya font in XeLaTeX and I'm wondering if I can put a hat over numbers outside of math mode. I ask because Alegreya doesn't have math functionality, so the integers default to CM ...
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Why are Accented Capital Letters not well decoded in QRCODE?

Double accented capital letters, such as ÙÇ, ÙÉ, ÀÇ, and ÈÏ, are not well decoded in a qrcode. Is there a way to fix that ? \documentclass[french]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} % if this package is ...
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Latex Tengwar Combining Diacritics Not Combining

This is the code I am using to try and get nicely combined Tengwar, but it's coming out with all the combining diacritics on circles next to the characters, instead of on top of them. ...
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Accented letters in french

I have experienced problems with the following Polyglossia xelatex fontspec does not recognize accented letters in french i'm using Texniccenter as editor of tex with the latest update to my ...
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How to make a trap if '\mathring' command is being used in Tex Document?

\documentclass{article} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \usepackage{accents} \begin{document} \title{TEST} \date{} \maketitle $\mathring{I}\mathring{J}\ring{I}$ \end{document} Pop up an error if \mathring ...
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What is the best way to encode diacritical marks with the default input encoding?

Suppose, I want to write a word with diacritical marks, say fïbęj, and I cannot use Unicode or similar but instead I have to keep maximum compatibility for all sorts of situations. If I am not very ...
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bad accent position

Can anybody tell me how to get the right position of grave accent (or accents at all) above Cyrillic letters? with this || \textbf{\mbox{сп\`{о}р-ен}, -ни} \textit{прил.\,м.} || \textbf{спор\`{я}} ...
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How to centre underaccent under letter?

Here's the M(not)WE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{accents} \renewcommand{\vec}[1]{\ensuremath{\mathbf{#1}}} ...
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Is there a way to add accented characters support to the QRcode package?

Is there a way to add accented characters support to the qrcode package ? \documentclass[french]{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{babel} ...
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Can not use csvsimple and have accent characters at the same time

When parsing in XeLaTeX the template available in SIGCHI with the package csvsimple and "fontspec" (to include special UTF8 accent characters), I'm able to see "áéíóú" in the body of the document but ...
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Using Swedish characters in Sublime Text 3/LaTeXTools/Skim workflow?

I’ve recently moved from TexShop to Sublime Text 3/LaTeXTools/Skim for my Latex work. Occasionally I typeset texts in Swedish including “å”, “ä”, “ö” etc characters. However, when I open such a ...
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How to use a symbol above a word without a larger linespacing?

Because of the "1" symbol above "test", the space between the first two lines is bigger than between the last two lines. I don't want a bigger interline spacing! How do I solve this? ...
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Include characters with accents and diereses within square root

Could someone please let me know how to include the s-with-a-hat character (\^{s}) within a square root. I hoped $\sqrt{ \^{s} }$ would do the job.
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Vertical placing of wide accents in superscript

The following code $\widetilde{aaa} \quad L^{\widetilde{aaa}}$ $\tilde{aaa} \quad L^{\tilde{aaa}}$ $\widehat{aaa} \quad L^{\widehat{aaa}}$ $\hat{aaa} \quad L^{\hat{aaa}}$ $\overline{aaa} \quad ...
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Apostrophe in the editor appears as question mark in the pdf file

I am writing my thesis with LaTeX in French (so I use the package [latin1]{inputenc}). I use TeXShop to compile and I am a Mac user. I use a template provided by my University. My code was working ...
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Inverted circumflex not as diacritic

How do I typeset a caron or inverted circumflex as a character on its own in math-mode, rather than as a diacritic above another character? I need to do this because I want to use it as a superscript, ...
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Try to use AMS blackboard bold font together with TexGyrePagella

I am trying to use AMS blackboard bold font together with TG Pagella Math in the way given in this answer. But I got the error ! Internal error: bad native font flag in `map_char_to_glyph' Example ...
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How to make letter with some overhead [duplicate]

How do I make the following in a TeX file? I try a lot of things but still don't work.
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Math accents overlap in beamer

Consider the following MWE \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage[english,spanish]{babel} \uselanguage{spanish} \languagepath{spanish} \usepackage{lmodern} \usefonttheme[onlymath]{serif} ...
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Using split environment in amsbook class causes \widetilde to come out too wide in table of contents

I ran into the following very weird thing with the amsbook class: After having used the split environment, a \widetilde in any subsequent chapter or section heading will come out looking wrong in the ...
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Configurable and Extensible Accents (Arrows, Dots, Vectors)

There seems to be no shortage of questions that ask how to place some symbol (frequently a non-standard arrow) over another symbol. Similarly, many people also want extensible arrows. And as expected, ...
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Using international accents in the whole document [duplicate]

So I am attempting to write a document in Estonian language. Currently what I do to get characters like Ä appear at all, is use this syntax: \"{chracter_I_want_with_dots•} But I am going to write a ...
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Problems with french accents

I'm new to latex mould making. I have done endless searches about french article but i have not been successful.I don't have any idea for how to display accent french over my documents!In my Pdf i ...
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Problem with accents with bclogo

Sorry if my question is previously answered, but I couldn't find it. My problem is related with package bclogo. All is OK, except that the accents don't render adequately. The rest of the document ...
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How to create new accented character in mathmode that works with superscripts and under scripts

I'm trying to write a macro that would yield in math mode the placement of a character (for example, *) above a variable (here, x) with superscripts (^) and underscripts (_) similar to what LaTeX does ...
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Horizontal alignment of math accents for slanted symbols

I want a double widehat accent. Here's my setup: xelatex, accents package, and a definition of dwtilde command (as a reference to dhatheight shows, the code is a modification of someone else's code ...
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How to create a new accents notation

I need use a new accents notation to denote a operation defining by myself. It is a bar with two points at the left/right end. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \[myaccents{A}\] \end{document} ...
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Uppercase accented characters displayed as “?”

The header is \documentclass[12pt,twoside]{report} \usepackage[a4paper,left=4cm,right=3cm]{geometry} \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage[francais]{babel} ...
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Misplaced Accents in Cyrillic Text

In educational material for the Russian language and linguistic literature the need to put accents on Cyrillic vowels often arises. However when I tried to do this with luaLaTeX the accents where ...
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Is there an easy way to raise or lower the hat operator in math mode

Using the hat operator in math mode in beamer, the hats are smashing into the characters. I can use \skew{n} to move them n points to the right, but I need to raise them a point or two. Is there an ...
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Problem with accents and special characters in document, using Legrand Orange Book template [duplicate]

I am writing a series of documents, that I want to show the best look I can get. In the process, I found an amazing template, that of course I would like to use with those documents. From the very ...
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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 [duplicate]

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: ...