In LaTeX, you can use
\char` followed by a symbol to get that symbol. For example
\char`\b would just yield the letter
- Which symbols/letters does that work for? Two cases I've found that yield different symbols are
\char`}. Is there any sort of reason why those two don't work the way you would think?
- Why does this happen in the first place? Just typing out
`bdoesn't give you anything special, so why does it work in the context of a
- Why is the backslash ignored in things like
\char`\_when there's a valid command for
I'm still new to LaTeX and it's hard to Google symbol-related stuff like this, so that's why I'm asking here. Thanks in advance.