How would I include the following name into a Bibtex document:


This returns an error saying that you cannot use mathmode in this file. How would I alter this?


\ddot is the math mode accent and can't be used in text (unrelated to bibtex) for text you want \"{a} -- or, better for bibtex, {\"a}.

  • Is there a reference sheet for these? – KatyB Sep 16 '12 at 13:37
  • any latex manual should have this eg table 2.2 in the "not so short introduction to latex" (texdoc lshort in many didtributions) – David Carlisle Sep 16 '12 at 13:40

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