Questions tagged [accents]

{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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pdflatex vs. lualatex: Libertinus and overline vs. bar

I understand that I am supposed to use \bar instead of \overline in math mode, if I want the respective character to mean "something different", because \bar is actually an accent (similar to \dot, a ...
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Accent above ligature

I want to typeset a text in fracture, using some accented characters. I am using the yfonts package and I have problems using accents over ligatures it defines. I find, however, that my issue also ...
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Rendering italics and small-caps with diacritics, or manually composing diacritics

I'm trying to render an italicized small-caps u with macron, but the result is never in small-caps. The reason for this combination is that my headers are rendered in small-caps, and one of my chapter ...
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Recentering \bar over to account for integral alignment

I'm trying to write an integral with upper and lower bounds denoted with over- and under-bars respectively. The issue is that because the integral is slanted, it makes it hard to line up the symbols ...
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trema (ddot) does not appear in mathrm mode with newtxmath font

Apologies for such a specific question. I am using the newtx fonts. For some reason, it seems that newtxmath ignores the trema (ddot) in math mode when using \operatorname or even just \mathrm. Here ...
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Width and positioning of \bar, \hat and \tilde

I use the Cochineal font for both text and math, using the cochineal and newtxmath packages. I only found one flaw about this font: the \bar, \tilde and \hat produce very small accents, whereas the \...
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Triple Approx Symbol

I would like to generate a triple version of the approx symbol as an accent for math symbols. Thanks to this question, I already have half of an approx symbol, defined as \DeclareRobustCommand*{\...
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TeX Gyre Heros stacked accents in headings

I'm trying to stack accents in my section titles with TeX Gyre Heros. When I use the code I employ in my body text though (\'{\"{u}}), the accents don't stack properly. I looked into the TeX Gyre ...
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How to remove accents when using \MakeUppercase for Greek?

I would like to know if it is possible to not print accents in capital letters that have been produced using the \MakeUppercase command. I am using XeLaTeX, and the fontspec package in case this ...
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Half of approx symbol

I would like to use half of the \approx approx symbol as an accent above a variable instead of \sim. This is due to formatting reasons, see The symbols are almost equivalent, however \sim is ...
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Cannot see accented characters after I open old files with TeXShop 4.44

My document, which worked just fine with the older versions of TeXShop, starts like this: \documentclass[11pt]{book} \usepackage[top=2cm,left=2cm,right=2cm]{geometry} \usepackage{endnotes} \...
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Problem with accents package

There seems to be a clash between hyperref and accents. Reduced MWE: \documentclass{article} \usepackage{accents} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} \subsection{Estimate on $\tilde{\alpha}$} \end{...
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Fontspec shifts some diacritics marks when LetterSpacing

The fontspec feature LetterSpacing does not give the same result with a letter typed in ASCII form (e.g. \^E ) that when it is typed in UTF-8 form (e.g. Ê). The log file of the joined ECM shows that ...
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How can I put a subscript in a special symbol with a dot or a hat

I have this symbol: ${q_{\alpha}}$, but I don't know how put a dot or a hat in the letter "q". How can I do that?
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Bigger “dot” as accent symbol

I want to make an bigger (bolded) dot symbol over a letter but when I use the package "accents" it collides (I presume) with other used packages and I receive an error message: ERROR: Missing ...
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Conflict between accent package and open type fonts. What is correct order of loading font?

If I have one dollar for each time I find conflict between Latex packages, I would be a rich man :) Found that adding \usepackage{accents} after \setmathfont{Asana Math} causes error. But adding it ...
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Latin Accents not working in sub-files

I am working in a multi-file document and i have imported the [latin]{inputenc} package in the main document but it isn't working in the subfiles. Main.tex \documentclass[10pt,a4paper]{article} \...
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How do I mix ö with \hl{} using [utf8x]{inputenc} [duplicate]

Say I'm writing about Schrödinger's cat. I would like to be able to put use soul's \hl{} function to make the cat yellow. This should work, but it doesn't: % Minimum working example of UTF-8 ö ...
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Greek diacritic with English letter

I'm looking to use a greek diacritic over an English letter. More specifically, I would like to use the greek 'rough breathing' diacritic, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rough_breathing but I would ...
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Incompatibility between soul/tikz and accents package

The following code throws an error. \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage{accents} \usepackage{tikz} \usepackage{soul} \def\ubar#1{\underaccent{\bar}{#1}} \begin{document} $\ubar{x}$ \hl{$\bar{x}$} \hl{$...
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Filenames and ps2pdf

System: Windows 10, MikTeX 2.9, WinEdt 10.2 Workflow: tex -> ps -> pdf Problem: I created a file named "TeoriaTehtäviä.tex" containing two characters outside the 7 bit ASCII range. Here's what ...
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Extensible leftarrow accent above math symbols

How can I get a left arrow as a math accent to go over single symbols and groups of symbols, in such a way that: the left arrows over a single character and multiple characters have the same ...
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How to produce wide grave and wide acute accents?

Consider the input \RequirePackage{ifthen} \RequirePackage{ifxetex,ifluatex} \newif\ifxetexorluatex \ifxetex \xetexorluatextrue \else \ifluatex \xetexorluatextrue \else \...
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Is it possible to extract the mathaccent tilde $\tilde{}$ to render on the baseline?

I'm interested in the tilde symbol used for math accents. In the source2e it is defined as follows: 471 \DeclareMathAccent{\tilde}{\mathalpha}{operators}{"7E} I want to mess around with the symbol ...
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Accent on í misaligned in bibliography / citation

I'm facing a strange issue with the accents on accented characters in bibliography entries not being placed right. Consider the following MWE, where a cited author's last name is ,,Galí``: %!TEX TS-...
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How can I make an ellipse above a letter in math mode?

In Jancewicz's 1980 paper Electromagnetism using Bivectors, he introduces a new notation for bivectors: a letter with an ellipse above it, by analogy to the traditional arrow for straight vectors. ...
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[vecarrow]{svmono} fails

The documentation of svmono v5.6 from http://www.springer.com/gp/authors-editors/book-authors-editors/resources-guidelines/rights-permissions-licensing/manuscript-preparation/5636 says in refguide.pdf:...
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Small caps with macron above using CMU Serif

I have some letters with macron above (in fact I have only ū and ā), they work pretty. But in small caps, when I set \setmainfont{CMU Serif} it totally fail. Instead of small cap letter, I get small ...
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Check above bar as diacritic symbol

How can I make diactric symbol looks like "check above bar"? In math mode I can make it by $\check{\bar{\alpha}}$, but in math-mode is used another font. Minimal compilable document is: \...
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Unable to encode accented characters directly in XeLaTeX

I am trying to type these accented characters directly, without trying to use the built-in LaTeX commands: ā,ē,ō,ū,ą,ę,ǫ,ų,ṅ,ṡ,ċ,ż and their uppercase equivalents. The code compiles alright, when I ...
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Accents misaligned with unicode-math and STIX2

While using STIX2 with LuaLaTeX and unicode-math, I found out that accents such as \hat or \bar aren't aligned properly with the letters: I haven't noticed any similar problems with XITS with the ...
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Accent marks in LyX

I recently started using LyX since it's faster than plain latex but I'm having trouble adding accent marks (´ and ~) to my words (I speak spanish). I'm used to using \' and \~ like in plain latex but ...
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bm package with accent and subscript

I am trying to add bold subscript and superscript to a bold accented character. But the subscript comes out with a different spacing or depth from the version without the accent. I would like to just ...
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Accents problems when using lstdefinestyle

i'm a new user of Latex, and I've got an issue, here is the style I'm using : but when i use some accents like "é" or "à", I've got that error : ! Package inputenc Error: Invalid UTF-8 byte sequence....
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How do I unravel apparent recursion in an edef statement?

The text book that I'm writing requires the ability to dynamically build an alphabetically sorted list. As to not invoke the overhead of high powered, general purpose packages, I have opted instead to ...
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Bar over letter but NOT math mode [duplicate]

Every search I have done for this, the answer involves \bar or \overline but those are math mode and thus result in the math font being used, which often differs from the main text font. Ēostre - ...
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Align hat on top of bar

How do I align the hat on top of a bar for the letter d? I've tried with other bars like \widebar but it doesn't work. $\hat{\bm{\bar{d}}}$
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How can I put a stress accent (a right-slanted accent) on an arbitrary character? [duplicate]

Is there a command for adding a stress symbol above any arbitrary vowel? I do not see how this can be the duplicate of the question re how to typeset accented characters, as this one is regarding ...
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Decrease spacing between double bars [duplicate]

I'd like double bars over my X, that I can get using these overline symbols \[\overline{\overline{X}}\] I also tried the bar symbols, but they're misaligned over the X. \[\bar{\bar{X}}\] What I ...
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How can I print the prosodic symbols in LaTeX?

The package "metre" or "metrix" is very good to print the prosodic accent for LaTeX. But, I counldn't print several signs. Does anyone know how to print this one ?
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Problem with É; À; È with charter font [closed]

I'm using charter as my font for my thesis. I just found out that the É, À and È have problem with their accents. The accents are too low and superpose the letter itself. I think it is due to the ...
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Engine problem? Creating dynamic diacritics using the Brill typeface

I’m trying to recreate the following image from John Hudson’s (principal designer of the Brill typeface) presentation slides: Source: The Brill Types, p. 22. The typeface is free for non-...
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Contour tone diacritics with tipa?

LaTeX allows for three level tones and two contours to be notated using the above-vowel diacritics: \'{} for the H tone (á), \`{} for L (à), \={} for M (ā), \v{} for LH (ǎ), and \^{} for HL (â). The ...
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Accents in math mode in latex [duplicate]

I am getting an error when I type: $\~{c}_{it+1}} = c_{it+1}$ The error says: You can't use `\spacefactor' in math mode. ... composite future consumption good $\~{c} How I can modify the code ...
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Math-accent symbol over parentheses enclosing accented symbol (amsmath)

I'm trying to write an expression in which an accented expression enclosed by parentheses has an accent over the parentheses. For example, \vec{(\dot{x})} This typesets fine when amsmath is not ...
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tex4ebook (or htlatex) doesn't treat (mathematical) accents properly?

I tried some codes like \documentclass{amsart} \begin{document} Let's see $\widehat{\mathcal F}=\hat F=\bar F=\tilde F=\overline F$. \end{document} with default compilation. Only \overline is ...
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Unusual Accented Letter: umlaut + accent [duplicate]

This is the letter I'm trying to reproduce: ǘ There's an umlaut and, on top, an acute accent. I can do one or the other but not both. Any suggestion?
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Math operator names in sans serif with accents using eulerpx

This is a follow-up of a previous question I asked before. I am using newpxtext and eulerpx packages, and I want to change the typesetting of operator names to use sans serif type. I implemented ...
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Problem redefining hat accent in eulerpx

I want to use eulerpx with the alternative hat accent provided by eulervm (via the euler-hat-accent option). To this end, I copied the relevant commands from eulervm.sty (see also this answer). The ...
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Problem with accents in math mode using eulerpx package

The following code \documentclass{amsart} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{newpxtext,eulerpx} \begin{document} $\textsf{á\ â\ ã\ ä}\qquad\mathsf{\acute{a}\ \hat{a}\ \...

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