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I have the following Bibtex source:

  @Book{sarndal_estimation_2005,
  Title                    = {Estimation in {Surveys} with {Nonresponse}},
  Author                   = {S{\"a}rndal, Carl-Erik and Lundstr{\"o}m, Sixten},
  Publisher                = {Wiley},
  Year                     = {2005},

  Address                  = {Chichester}

I use the following Latex preamble

\usepackage[backend=biber, style=apa, sorting=nyt, sortcites=true]{biblatex}

However the umlaute in the author names are simply omitted despite the correct representation in bibtex code. Do I need to enter them differently for biblatex?

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    Do you have both \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}? Or neither.
    – egreg
    Jun 14, 2016 at 12:08
  • I think I have neither
    – tomka
    Jun 14, 2016 at 12:09
  • I added them, the umlaute are there now. But the font is changed and looks strange.
    – tomka
    Jun 14, 2016 at 12:11
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    Please, make a minimal example that shows failure.
    – egreg
    Jun 14, 2016 at 12:15

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The following example (with example.bib being your provided bib example) should do the trick:

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[backend=biber, style=apa, sorting=nyt, sortcites=true]{biblatex}
\usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage{lmodern}
\addbibresource{example.bib}

\begin{document}
\cite{sarndal_estimation_2005}
\end{document}

When using T1 as input encoding, lmodern gives you access to the Latin Modern font family, which prevents the "strange look", cf. also: https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/44701/99345

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  • Perfect answer adressing the strange font type as well, thank you.
    – tomka
    Jun 14, 2016 at 19:22

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