# Misplaced ring above A using TeX Gyre Pagella

In the below MWE using TeX Gyre Pagella the ring above the A, as produced using \r{A}, is misplaced as shown below:

I expected it to render with the ring centered above the A, shown below, as when using Computer Modern:

MWE:

\documentclass{article}

\begin{document}
\fontfamily{qpl}\selectfont
\r{A}
\end{document}
• I fixed this by importing the T1 font encoding using \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}, however I'm not sure why this is needed and will thus wait for someone else to come with a wiser answer. – miestasmia Aug 26 '17 at 11:15