I would like to insert the following text:


However, that doesn't work because of the special character é in the first entry. Is there any way to get it working? I am not using \url because I don't want it to be formatted. But if someone knows how to prevent \url from changing the font, that would solve the problem, too.


  • Welcome to TeX.SX. Please provide a minimmal example (ME) that includes the entire LaTeX source and that demonstrates the problem.
    – user10274
    Dec 16, 2012 at 12:44
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    If you've loaded \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} and \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}, it should work without problems.
    – Jake
    Dec 16, 2012 at 12:52
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    For your second question: Typeset URL in a non-typewriter font
    – Jake
    Dec 16, 2012 at 12:53
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    Use %E9 instead of é in the first argument. This is called URL encoding. Dec 16, 2012 at 12:58

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To summarise the suggestions in the comments, the following should all work if your file is saved with a UTF8 encoding:



  • Bad title The requested page title contains an invalid UTF-8 sequence.
    – dantopa
    Jan 31, 2021 at 17:23

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