{characters} is about the regular alphabetic characters that are part of some script in a language. For accented characters, add {accents}. For non-alphabetic characters, use {symbols} instead.

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Where's my backslash gone?

When I try to use one of the more "hacky" methods of getting a literal "special character" (such as backslash or a brace) then I get a different character: backslash seems to be an open quote, left ...
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Label referring problem

I'm new here and new user of LaTeX I'm trying to write my PhD, intermediate reports with it and I am facing some problems. I tried to look on the internet for 2 weeks, but found no answer to my ...
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Make emacs speller work with accented/modified letters

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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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Hyperref: Scandinavian characters (æø) don't work in \url, hyperlink is wrong

Background A while ago it became possible to use the letters æ, ø and å in URLs, and some websites, like the encyclopaedia Store Norske Leksikon, has made use of this. Recently, a question was ...
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Using non-ASCII characters in packages

What is the best way to use non-ASCII (say, Cyrillic) characters in a .sty file? If it's used in a LaTeX file that uses \inputenc[utf8]{inputenc}, than one can just use utf8 encoding in the .sty file ...
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Hash character in LaTeX [duplicate]

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