{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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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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pdfTeX warning: has been referenced but does not exist, replaced by a fixed one, with German Umlaut

I'm new to LaTeX, and have been given a LaTeX draft for writing a thesis. Everything works fine except for this warning: see the transcript file for additional information)pdfTeX warning (dest): ...
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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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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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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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Is there a way to do an “upside down” \widehat?

I've come across this in a book I'm looking through, but I can't find the code for it. I want it to look exactly like the \widehat and go above text like \widehat does...I just want it to be ...
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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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Can I get a \widebar without using the mathabx package?

One can use \bar to put a bar over a letter in math mode, but often the bar isn't wide enough. An alternative is \overline, but this isn't an accent, so it doesn't take into account the skew of the ...
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url hyperref does not work with French accent characters

I am using pdflatex. The following creates a live link the the first URL ("mousse" with no French accent). When I click on it in the PDF, I am brought to that page. The second URL (containing two ...
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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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Double-bar notation for second-order tensors

I want to use the double-bar notation for second-order tensors, which is common in continuum mechanics (e.g. for the strain and stress tensors). I've searched the Comprehensive LATEX Symbol List but ...
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Language-specific removal of diacritics from text and bibliography

I am using XeLaTeX and BibLateX to write papers in the humanities. I routinely use transcriptions of Chinese (pinyin), Korean (McCune-Reischauer), Japanese (Hepburn), Manchu (Norman) etc. In addition, ...
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Writing French characters

This question is (almost) exactly the same as this one : How to write directly French characters in Emacs and print them in LaTeX? You may read his question instead of mine, the only difference (I ...
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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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Sorting Vietnamese utf8 index with make-rules in xindy package

I am using the xindy package to compile the index containing Vietnamese. It works fine except the order within words. The "standard" order is accepted as the following, which is different from the ...
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Sub tilde in LaTeX

In LaTeX, \tilde{x} puts a ~ on top of the x. How can I put a ~ below the x?
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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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Different languages in my bibliography biber problem

I am starting to use biber with biblatex for my bibliography. I cite books in French and Spanish therefore several books and articles have accented letters in titles or author's names. I hadn't had ...
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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 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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PNAS style and non-latin characters in author's name

I am using style PNAStwo (for a submission to PNAS). However, its fonts for authors, affiliations and abstract seem do not contain non-latin characters like ł (\l) or ø (\o), and produce some random ...
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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 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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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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Drawbacks of redefining math accents with extra leading {}?

As I discovered through the non-bug latex/4253, TeX has a (mis)feature whereby it ignores braces around a \mathaccent construction: ${a_b}_c$ works, but ${\tilde a_b}_c$ fails with a "Double ...
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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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How to type special/accented letters in LaTeX?

How to type these special letters from European languages in latex? ä, é, and L'?
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How to write “ä” and other umlauts and accented letters in bibliography?

How to write in bibliography (package natbib) letter "a" with two dots above? Specially, I mean the word Birkhäuser. Is there a general rule or way how to write such umlauts or other accented letters ...
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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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Hat accent on bold greek letters in math mode

I would like to insert an hat accent on bold letters/symbols in math mode. For latin letters, e.g. the q char, I insert this commands in my preamble ...
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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 ...