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“Greater than” sign shows up as inverted question mark [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do the less than symbol (<) and the greater than symbol (>) appear wrong as upside down exclamation or question mark? My question is in the title. How can I write ...
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Using < > symbols inside algorithmic [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do the less than symbol (<) and the greater than symbol (>) appear wrong as upside down exclamation or question mark? I have the following code \begin{algorithm} \...
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LaTeX < shows upside-down? [duplicate]

I'm trying to write a simple < in my text, but each time I write it, an upside-down ! is there. And for > I get an upside-down ? Can someone please help me?
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How to use non-alphabetical symbols respectively characters like '<' and '>' in Tikz qtree node labels? [duplicate]

I am trying to use label nodes for a tikz qtree that include the lower-than < and greater-than > characters like shown in the first node of the example below. The problem is that instead of ...
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Can't Write “<” or “>” [duplicate]

I can't seem to write this symbol "< >" in Latex.
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Smaller-than symbol ('<') in \text environment gets converted into upside down exclamation mark [duplicate]

I want to typeset the < symbol in a string of text inside a math environment using the \text command from the amsmath package. However, for some reason it render something like \text{<-wrt} to ...
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TikZ matrix angle brackets mis-interpreted [duplicate]

I'm newbie to TikZ. When I use < and > in matrix, they are interpreted to some other symbols. The following code \documentclass[tikz,convert=pdf2svg,multi=false]{standalone} \usepackage[...
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How to escape “->” (ASCII hyphen and greater than sign) in Latex [duplicate]

I have been trying to find a way to escape the "-" and ">" characters. I have looked at the \verbatim{} but this creates a new paragraph. As I have seen in other posts, my greater than sign shows up ...
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Problem printing some symbols accurately from a pgf plot table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why do the less than symbol (<) and the greater than symbol (>) appear wrong as upside down exclamation or question mark? I'm trying to print symbols from my pgf plot ...
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Why < and > do not work in my latex code? [duplicate]

I would like to know why < and > do not work in my latex code. Thank your.
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How to prevent -> from being formatted into an inverted question mark [duplicate]

I am trying to write a document where I have multipled instances of -->, <--, ----> etc... as it's a formatted answer to a referee response (and it follows their styling). However, LaTeX ...
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Relation signs compiled strangely [duplicate]

I met a strange behaviour. This small piece of code: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} <> \end{document} is compiled as Is it normal? Could you give an explanation? I use TeXLive ...
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Minted vhdl show ¡ instead of < [duplicate]

I have some troubles with my latex document. I'm using minted to put on my file some VHDL code. However, when i compile it, all < are replaced by ¡. Does anyone have an idea ? Here is an example :...
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Why should I use \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}?

As a native English speaker, I've mostly been allowed the luxury of pretending that ASCII is enough, and have been able to treat font encodings as not my problem. I've seen lots of advice that I ought ...
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Latin Modern vs cm-super?

I've read various answers to questions on here that suggest the original Computer Modern fonts have been superceded. Sometimes it is suggested we use the cm-super package, sometimes that we instead ...

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