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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\mathit{\vec{…}} silently swallows up the vector when using latex/pdflatex and newtxmath

Feeding latex or pdflatex with \documentclass{article} \usepackage{newtxmath} \begin{document} \(\mathit{\vec{var}}\) \end{document} results in var without any arrow and without any warning on the ...
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How to make wide grave and acute accents accurate also in \smaller when using TeX Gyre Termes Math and lualatex?

Continuing Wide acute and wide grave for TeX Gyre Termes and TeX Gyre Termes Math , we try to make wide grave and accute accents work in \smaller with TeX Gyre Termes (Math) fonts and UTF-8 engines (...
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How to make wide grave and acute accents accurate also in \smaller when using NewTX and pdflatex?

Continuing Steven's http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/611030 (thanks!), we try to make wide grave and accute accents work in \smaller with NewTX fonts and pdflatex (for Tex Gyre Termes and UTF-8 engines, ...
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How to write an equal sign above a letter

Just like in the picture, there's an equal sign above "I". I don't even know what to call it.
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Biblatex and newtxtext together do not produce some accents correctly

I'm using newtxtext and biblatex with biber backend for my project. But I note that in the bibiliography some accents (like Erd\H{o}s) are missing. Here is a minimal example with screenshots. (Use ...
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How can I create custom accents?

I need to make number accents above and below like this: How can I do it?
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Choose and use accent from another font without specifying the fontname every time

I want to import all accents from another font in XeLaTeX. I can import specific letters from another font using xetex, like the example below. But if the font used in fontspec does not have the ...
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How to type the letter ï , i with diaeresis or i-umlaut in math mode on LaTeX?

How to type the letter ï , i with diaeresis or i-umlaut in math mode on LaTeX?
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characters merged especially accent using mathastext.sty

My codes are follows: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}% \usepackage{xltxtra}% \usepackage{xunicode}% \usepackage{unicode-math}% \usepackage{fontspec}% \defaultfontfeatures{Ligatures=TeX}% ...
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How to Produce the Acute Accent When Using the a Font from the Sqrcaps Package

Consider the code which I compile with xelatex: \documentclass{book} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{sqrcaps} % I COMPILE THIS CODE WITH XELATEX: \begin{document} \thispagestyle{empty} \LARGE \...
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Hyperref and \v

As seen in this answer about hyperref redefining macros, one ought not use \v when using hyperref. I defined \v to invoke \boldsymbol in a paper and use it 279 times, only later realizing it was pre-...
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Many Spanish accents in bibliography [duplicate]

I'm facing an odd issue. I need to cite a piece with two authors, and both have accents in their surnames (Molina Alarcón and Cerdá y Ferré). Problem is I can add two accents, ó and á, but not the é. ...
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Place accent in letters inside equation [duplicate]

I was using \~ to place a "tilde" accent on letters. But when I try to use it while in (inline or displaystyle) math mode, it looks like this:
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How to correct the vertical position of Accents in Opentype math?

Please look at the following MWE. The math accents are placed at another vertical position than the text accents. Not really nice. \documentclass[20pt]{extarticle} \usepackage{unicode-math} % ...
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Problem with biblatex/biber and {\^\i} [duplicate]

Good evening. I have many .bib files going back 30 years. As a result, I have stuck to the old way of inputting accented letters. I'm just trying biblatex/biber with a small file and although ...
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arrow of appropriate length over 𝐼ʹ with TeX Gyre Termes Math and lualatex or xelatex

Feeding \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage[math-style=ISO]{unicode-math} \setmainfont[Ligatures=TeX]{TeX Gyre Termes} \setsansfont{TeX Gyre Heros}[Scale=0.88]%%% Somewhat ok. \setmonofont{TeX Gyre ...
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arrow of appropriate length over 𝐼ʹ with NewTX and pdflatex

Feeding \documentclass{standalone} \usepackage{newtxtext} \usepackage[slantedGreek,subscriptcorrection]{newtxmath} \begin{document} \(\vec{I'}\) \(\overrightarrow{I'}\) \end{document} to pdflatex ...
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LaTeX/Special Characters with natbib [duplicate]

I'm trying to reference a source with the authors name including a tilde and a accent: Castañón When I put the following line as text it works but when I use the same line in my myreferences.bib (...
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Incorporating a Spanish Accent in a Word to be Displayed in Bold

Consider the code \documentclass[12pt]{article} \usepackage{amsthm,latexsym,amssymb,amsmath,verbatim} \oddsidemargin -15pt \evensidemargin -15pt \topmargin -25pt \headheight -5pt \headsep 0pt \...
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\widering over \bar not working

I need to write a topology expression involving the interior of the closure of a set. For the interior of a (not simple) set I'm using the macro \widering from yhmath package and it works fine if I ...
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Error using cedilla (ç) in affiliation line with elsarticle class

I'm using the elsarticle class to typeset my paper for submission. However, I can't use the c-cedilla character (ç), nor the cedilla macro (\c{c}), in the \affiliation command. In the body of the text,...
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Arcing the center dots between factors to show repeated multiplication

Consider the center dots to show repeated multiplication: \[ x \cdot x \cdot x \cdots x. \] I want to use five dots instead of the three from the \cdots command, and I also want to have them subtly ...
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How to write tilde symbol [closed]

I want to write big $\tilde$ symbol above $A[i]$. If I try just like $\tilde{A[i]}$, it does not work. How to do this?
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Using \bigtriangledown as the nabla operator: accents

As a follow-up to the great answer about shifting $\bigtriangledown$ to align like the usual $\nabla$ symbol, I want to have a solution, which also works well with math accents, like $\widetilde\nabla$...
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Unicode Character Combining Diaeresis U+0308 (and other combined accents) [duplicate]

Is there a way to set up LaTeX such that the variants of accented letters that result from using separate Unicode characters for the accents, like U+0308 for umlaut/diaeresis, will work automatically? ...
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Is it possible to add a background color just to an accent?

For something like \hat{w} or \vec{v} is it possible to set the background color for just the accent, i.e., the background of w and v would be normal, but the circumflex and vector symbol would be ...
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Automatically filling in accents/diacritics for characters in LaTeX

There are a number of times when I'm writing LaTeX documents when I need to write a character with an accent or diacritic in it. For instance, the "ô" needed to write "L'Hôpital" (...
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Error when typing accented letters in author field

The following code \documentclass[twocolumn]{autart} \begin{document} \begin{frontmatter} \author[MyCity]{Mar\'{c}us}\ead{myemail@gmail.com}, \address[MyCity]{My University, My ...
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What does `\a` do?

I wanted to make \newcommand{\a}{\alpha} but apparently \a is already defined. However, I couldn't figure out what it does through experimentation.
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How to use thmtools features with accented variables in proof titles?

I'm using the accents package to put accents over variables in math mode. The accented variables work fine in amsthm theorems, as demonstrated in the example below. \documentclass{article} \...
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Is it advisable to always include an empty group to avoid double superscript error for math accents?

This very helpful answer https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/582444/239563 describes a way to avoid a double superscript error by including an empty group: ${{}\dot{y}^a}^\top$ My question is: is there ...
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Glossary entry not printing when name has accented letters using fontspec Old Standard

Related questions are Math accents and Greek letters in glossary name (equation description) and Cannot compile glossary entry containing accented character In both cases, the problem was with the ...
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libertine + newtxmath = misaligned accents in bold math

I have a problem with misaligned \tilde accents in bold math using the newtxmath with the libertine option. It seems that the \tilde accent is slightly left-aligned when using \bm (compared to when ...
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Best Alternative to Approximate the Sqrcfamily Font Which Seems Not to Recognize Accents

I would like, for example, to type the French word Pens{'{e}}es with the sqrcfamily font; however, it seems that the sqrcaps package cannot handle accents. MWE: \documentclass{book} \usepackage{...
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Lowercase i accent problem

I am having a trouble with author names. \author[A]{\fnms{Melih}} produces I need a dot on top of "I", as written in the code. However, "\.i" does not work. Is there any way to ...
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How to make vector arrow show up in the PDF text layer correctly?

Feeding the input %%% No PDF compression so that you can read PDF as plaintext as possible: \edef\pdfcompresslevel{\pdfvariable compresslevel} \edef\pdfobjcompresslevel{\pdfvariable objcompresslevel} \...
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widehat not fully working with sans serif fonts

I'm using a sans serif font. Weirdly, widehat doesn't seems to work well with sans serif fonts (I tested with different sans serif fonts (defaut latex one, cmbright, kurier, iwona) and the problem is ...
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Wide acute and wide grave for TeX Gyre Termes and TeX Gyre Termes Math

Continuing How to make \mathaccent stretch grave and acute?, how do we extend TeX Gyre Termes OTF using FontForge with strechable grave and acute accents such that we can typeset these extensible ...
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How to make \mathaccent stretch grave and acute?

I am trying to produce wide grave and acute accents. Following \widetilde and \widehat from The TexBook and https://texwelt.de/fragen/26664/breiter-gravis-fur-pdflatex/26908 , I went on with \...
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Accents package messing with kerning

I had redefined the \vec command to remove kerning, and have noticed how after loading "accents" the kerning is back to normal (it is as if my redefinition of \vec was being ignored). \...
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Incorrect accent produced with \H{o} [duplicate]

Erd\H{o}s produces the following symbol instead of the slanted accent over o. Note: it is not typical latex output. Fontspec was used to change font and weight. Here is the code. I am currently using ...
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How to remove accents (diacritic)?

I'm trying to convert some strings with accented letters. I'd like to be able to remove only the accent marks while keeping the letters. (E.g. convert ô to o, so Hôspital would become Hosiptal). What ...
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Error when mathematical accents are used inside scrlayer-notecolumn's makenote

Consider the following LaTeX code: \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{scrlayer-scrpage,scrlayer-notecolumn} % The rest of the preamble is taken from % https://tex.stackexchange.com/a/421866/21685 \...
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Polytonic Greek in LaTeX with Arno: multiple diacritics on one letter

I am trying to paste in a text in Unicode polytonic Greek where there are multiple accents on a single character. As discussed in Multiple diacritics on one character, it is totally feasible to ...
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Fontspec: Misplaced hacek above i when loading TeX Gyre Pagella with fontspec

When I load TeX Gyre Pagella using fontspec's setmainfont command and try to use a hacek above an i, it is misplaced. The reason I am using fontspec is because I want old style numbers to be the ...
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Typesetting completed direct sum

I'm trying to typeset a completed direct sum. This is traditionally written as a \bigoplus with a hat (really, a \widehat) above it. What is the recommended way to do this? I can think of two ...
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Downtack diacritic above character

I need to add a downtack symbol above a character. The following example shows something close to what I want using the \top symbol, but the diacritic is way too big (it should be similar in scale to ...
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PDFLaTeX produces accent as separate character

I am using LaTeX to produce accented characters. I use the resulting PDF file as a palette from which I can select characters for copying and pasting into (say) a Word document or the input field of ...
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\XeLaTex with unicode-math and accents packages

Using \XeLaTex with this code \documentclass{scrartcl} \usepackage{unicode-math} \usepackage{accents} \begin{document} $ \mathring{A} $ \end{document} gives me the error message ./mwe.tex:5: ...
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Stacked diacritics list [closed]

I'm working on a Unicode version of TIPA, with lots of additional glyphs & diacritics. I need to define OT features governing diacritic placement, but for practical purposes it's hard to define ...
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