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{accents} is about diacritics, i.e., ancillary glyphs added to a letter, or basic glyph. Some diacritical marks, such as the acute ( ´ ) and grave ( ` ), are often called accents. Diacritical marks may appear above, below, or within a letter, or between two letters.

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Need a dash with a certain thickness and length (and something above it)

\documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{llncs} \begin{document} -\ \textemdash\ \textendash\ =\ $\equiv$ \newline $\hat{-} \hat{\textemdash} \hat{\textendash} \hat{=} \hat{\equiv}$ \end{document} And again, ...
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Wrong accents positioning (Russian, lualatex, Times New Roman) [duplicate]

Consider this minimal example. In the first line, the stress mark is on its right place. In the second, all accents are misplaced. Adding \/ in random places in the third results in correct positions ...
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French accent on Elsevier documentclass

I seemes to me that the questions asked here about this do not work properly in my case. I have: \documentclass[preprint,12pt,authoryear]{elsarticle} \journal{Carbon} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{...
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(Overleaf and LuaLaTeX) ы with acute stress only works correctly sometimes (using Times New Roman and STIX Two Text) [Not A Repost]

I posted a semi similar question a while ago where I asked about why the ы character did not appear correctly at all on TNR with the acute accent when using \'ы. I have a Chromebook and have ...
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Putting a check/czech accent on a letter [duplicate]

In mathematical equations, in Latex, how do I put a check/czech accent on a letter?
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Need help to make single character with multiple accents

I need to fix the character with two accent's for (Caps,SmallCaps, Italic, Bold and various fontsize character's). But output clashing with accent characters with respect to character height. (Could ...
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TeX4ht does not generate accented characters (with dot below) correctly

I want to generate accented characters (with dot bellow) in HTML from LaTeX using TeX4ht. This is my MWE.tex: \documentclass{book} \begin{document} \d{s} \d{ŕ} \end{document} I get HTML using ...
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How could I symbolize an axis in LaTeX

I am doing a course on rotational movement of solid rigid objects and a professor of the MIT symbolizes the axis around which the object rotates with a symbol that is a letter with a vertical line on ...
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Control the distance between letter and dot above it

For equations, dots are required above letters. So, usually I use \dot{}. It is OK with small letters but with Capital letters the dot is too close to the letter. Can I increase the distance between ...
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Expanding an xparse \NewDocumentCommand before \bar

I would like vector variables to be bold faced, and scalar variables to be in plain font. The components of vector variables should then follow the scalar (nonbold) convention. To this end, using the ...
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widehat shifted to the right whereas having to be centered

I have the following expression : \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \begin{document} \[ \widehat{o_{\ell }} = \frac{1}{2l+1} \sum_m\dfrac{\widehat{|a_{\ell m,\rm sp}|^2}}{|a_{\ell m,\rm ...
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\Umathaccent works with Type 1 fonts but not with OpenType

I am in the early stages of experimenting with accents in XeTeX/Unicode. This began because I wanted to be able to use MathTime Pro 2's bold and heavy accents without necessarily making the symbol ...
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A cleaner way of getting accented math symbols in LuaLateX [duplicate]

Lualatex + unicode-math is awesome, but I'd like to be able to type $Â$ (in vscode) to get the same as if I were to type $\hat A$. So I wrote the clunky code below which does exactly what I want it ...
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Cedilla failing with XeLaTeX

This MWE works correctly with pdflatex but fails to produce an o-cedilla (o̧) with xelatex even if you uncomment the fontspec. \documentclass{article} %\usepackage{fontspec} \begin{document} Here is a ...
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Incorrect accent rendering on latex [duplicate]

The following text will render correctly into a PDF: \'arbol -> árbol Universit\"at -> Universität Valpara\'iso -> Valparaíso However, when I copy and paste from the PDF to another tool,...
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Prevent "c from becoming ç (Babel Spanish)

I am writing the user manual of an R function. For the arguments of the function I need some quotes, and I'd like them to be square quotes, just like the ones the user will find when actually using ...
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garamond-libre and small caps

I want to use the Garamond font provided by the garamondlibre package. Unfortunately, it appears that the small caps cause some issues: One minor issue is that \textsc{ff} produces an ff-ligature that ...
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How to mix markup for straight apostrophes and accented letters in a lstlisting environment?

I have a document, formatted with luatex, beginning \documentclass[b4paper]{article} \usepackage{expl3} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{listings} %Requires luatex engine to handle UTF-8 ...
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How can I make the hat symbol in Anki?

In regular LaTeX I can simply use: \^{\omega} to get Omega hat. However, Anki returns \^ω where \^ is marked red. I am unsure where to look this up.
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French accented chars disappearing in latex3 functions

I'm trying to write some Latex expl3 functions. I'm new to this so maybe the problem is obvious but well... I want to code macros where I can call a command with one argument and count how many time a ...
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Extra backslash from accent in citations using \bibliographystyle{alpha}

I would like to use the bibliographystyle alpha to get author-date references. A few of my authors (Apéry, Poénaru) have names with an accent over the third letter. Those are indicated by \'{e} in the ...
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How to write an i-breve WITH an an acute accent on top (eg, "Latin Small Letter i with Breve and Acute")?

How would I go about either making or indicating this character (the example here is from the Blackfoot Native American language)?: In context, the number 7: ixkits´ĭka, kits´ĭka : And full context, ...
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pdflatex bug(?) with Elsevier template and accents in authors name

I found a weird bug in the Elsevier (Automatica) template when I'm building it with pdflatex. If one of the authors has an accent (ó, or something). The building of the document yields an error. If ...
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The `\dot` accent does not appear when using the document class `acmart` together with the `MnSymbol` package

The dot accent doesn't appear with the document class acmart together with the MnSymbol package. \documentclass{acmart} \usepackage{MnSymbol} \begin{document} \[\dot{v}\] \end{document} Changing ...
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Unusual characters in bibliography with T1 encoding

I'm using biblatex to handle my bibliography, and there are certain names in my .bib file that contain unusual characters. Normally, biblatex handles this just fine. Unfortunately, the journal I'm ...
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Accented letters disappearing

Both É (upper case E with accent aigu) and é (lower case E with accent aigu) are disappearing. \documentclass[draft]{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \usepackage{hyperref} \usepackage{listings} \begin{...
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Stretch accent over fraction

The following code \documentclass[12pt]{memoir} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amssymb} \usepackage{accents} \begin{document} \begin{align*} 1- \frac{x}{x^2-1}...
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\bigoplus, \prod, etc. with hats [duplicate]

I would like to have big operators like \bigoplus, \prod, etc. with hats. A first approximation is the following code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{unicode-math} \DeclareMathOperator*{\...
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Trying to Reproduce This Phonetically Spelled Accented Word

I am trying to replicate: But I am unable to do it. MWE (two different attempts)--- \documentclass[12pt]{book} \begin{document} \noindent\textbf{Mount Ar\'-a-rat}\\[10pt] \textbf{Mount Ar\' -a-rat} \...
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Accentbx not included in TeX and I'd really like to get the accentbx package but don't know how to add or install properly

Let me preface by stating I'm still a newbie to TeX and my apologies in advance is if the solution to my problem is obvious. So here's the issue. I need to typeset characters with multiple accents, ...
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How do I get ē, Ð, and such in a Perpetua document?

They have specified Perpetua (13pt), which is not ideal, but workable. However I have no idea how to go about diacritics more intricate than í. \documentclass{article} \usepackage[T1]{fontspec} % ...
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Spacing problem of really wide tilde

Based on this answer, I implement two versions of \widetilde, which is wide enough to cover all the text I want: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath,amssymb,stackengine,scalerel} \newlength\A \...
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Accents with the acronym package

Is there any way to use accents with the acronym package? I need to write the following acronym \ac{{Mónashell}}, but that does not work, nor does \ac{{M\´onashell}}, and the package documentation ...
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Render Russian accent properly in XeLatex

I struggle to include a Russian accent in my Latex document. The MWE is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{fontspec} \defaultfontfeatures{Mapping=tex-text} \setromanfont[Ligatures={...
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Explanation of code for lowering \widetilde accent

This answer provides the following code for lowering the \widetilde accent: \makeatletter \newcommand*\wt[1]{\mathpalette\wthelper{#1}} \newcommand*\wthelper[2]{% \hbox{\dimen@\...
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Problem or feature: Package gfsartemisia-euler changes ú for ý when using \textsc

I need to use the package gfsartemisia-euler to change the font of a book originally written with the palatine font to artemisia. My problem is as follows: When I use \textsc or \scshape the character ...
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Disable the size changing of \vec

I would like to use this macro : \newcommand{\norm}[1]{\left\lVert #1 \right\rVert} But doing \norm{\vec F} \lVert \vec F \Rvert Yields to this Obviously \vec is changing the "size" of ...
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Code to give a "nice" xbar works fine but fails if in a section heading

I was searching for a better xbar and found an answer here from about 11 years ago: Can I get a \widebar without using the mathabx package? I used the abbreviated code and it works fine. However, when ...
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Cannot convert Greek lowercase to uppercase without accents in LuaLaTeX. How can I?

Please consider the following LuaLaTeX compilable code. It supposes to convert a sentence written in lowercase Greek to UPPERCASE, but with no accents. It converts to uppercase but the accents are ...
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Accented letters in beamer with command \cite{} [duplicate]

Why do accented letters become lower case when I use the \cite{} command in beamer? In te bib.tex I wrote it like this @article{Randic, author = {Randi\'{c}, M.}, title = {On Characterization of ...
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Parentheses around a diacritic

Is there a way to put the diacritic into parentheses for characters like ě or á? If it were possible to shrink the parentheses around ˇ or ´, then I could stack them with the letter.
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Widecheck with hat does not work

I defined new check from the internet, and re defined hat with widehat using amsmath. But this compiles somewhat strange. My MWE is as follows: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{amsmath} \...
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\"o doesn't add a dieresis over o as said in the TeXbook

I see this in the TeXbook: George P\’olya and Gabor Szeg\"o. TeX converts this to ‘George P´olya and Gabor Szeg¨o.’ But I tried in my LaTeX file and it shows \documentclass{article} \begin{...
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How can I write the Spanish 'lím' instead of 'lim'?

Consider: \documentclass{article} \begin{document} $\displaystyle\lim_{n\to\infty}$ \end{document} This creates the typical limit symbol when n goes to infinity. However this code no longer works ...
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Word with accent does not respect text width [closed]

I have a word with accent: "Kleinekathöfer", also tried with: Kleinekath"{o}fer, and this word is going above the defined text width. Any insights? Thanks for you help.
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Zotero integration in Overleaf fails on accented characters

I am using the Zotero integration in Overleaf with bibtex (not biblatex) due to the requirement of a journal. I have been trying to compile with entries containing names with accented characters. ...
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Redefine \prime with unicode-math

I'm using unicode-math (with XeLaTeX) to set my text and math fonts. However, using Garamond-math as a math font, I see the \prime symbol is too close to the letter: I am trying to redefine the \...
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Compilation stops when french accents are present in frontmatter in autart document class [duplicate]

Compilation stops when I have french accents in the frontmatter of autart documentclass. The following code, with no accents, compiles correctly. \documentclass[twocolumn]{autart} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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Expanded Letter Space Kerning Algorithm Not Working with French Accents

Consider the code \documentclass{book} \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{scalerel} \usepackage{scalefnt} % Spaceout Algorithm \def\theLetterSpace{0.5pt} \def\theWordSpace{1.5\LocalLetterSpace} \...
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XeLaTeX: Combine a character with an accent mark from another font to deal with missing glyph without defining a new command

I'm working on a document using a typeface that does not have a glyph for Unicode 0107 Latin Small Letter C with Acute, or "ć". I really like this typeface otherwise, so I'd prefer to not ...
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