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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Configurable and Extensible Accents (Arrows, Dots, Vectors)

There seems to be no shortage of questions that ask how to place some symbol (frequently a non-standard arrow) over another symbol. Similarly, many people also want extensible arrows. And as expected, ...
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Need to use \pmb for bold math fonts

I need to submit my LaTeX source files to an IEEE journal. My paper contains bold math font, for which I used \bm{...} as recommended by most LaTeX users. Apparently, the journal does not use \bm but ...
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xetex beamer math accent

The math accent looks ugly if I compile my beamer slides with xelatex. \hat x in xelatex \hat x in pdflatex Here is the MWE: \documentclass{beamer} \usepackage{amsfonts,amsmath,amssymb,amsthm} \...
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Have accented letter in keywords with listings

How can I have an word with accented latter that is also a keyword using listings? I found a solution to have accented letters here, but if the keyword contains an accent, it is not recognized as a ...
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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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Wrong output of subscripts while using Hendrik Vogt's "\widebar"

When I try to use Hendrik Vogt's "\widebar" from Can I get a \widebar without using the mathabx package?, it happens that the output of \widebar{\mathcal{I}}_{x}=\widebar{\mathcal{I}_{x}} ...
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Using \widebar in actuarialsymbol

I was trying to use Hendrik Vogt’s \widebar in my re-definitions of some macros in the actuarialsymbol package. The package offers commands that come with * variants which produce \bar{<principal ...
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Highlighting words with special characters using \hl (soul)

I am using xelatex, polyglossia and the document is in UTF-8 encoding. I use the soul package to highlight words (using soulutf8 makes no difference). The problem is really weird, so I will go ...
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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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Formatting multiple characters and glyphs/accents within the same word

As an extension to the macros (\FormatChar - \FormatChars - \ColorNthChar - \colorrange) posted in: Apply command on nth character of a word Emphasizing Arabic text characters Apply command on ...
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tilde above letter without changing font

I am writing a paper and am using a template where the author's names are in capitals, such as: \textsc{Robert Robertson$^1$\thanks{Corresponding Author: robert@gmail.com}, James Jameson$^1$, Will ...
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When I use \usepackage{pstricks-add} the vowels with accent are eliminated

I have typed this code: \documentclass[12pt]{report} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage{amsfonts} \usepackage{amsmath} \usepackage{amsthm} \usepackage[all]{xy} \...
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Removing accents from Times New Roman in small-caps

I just joined the extremely helpful community! I'm writing my thesis using LaTeX and I have modified how chapters are shown. I want to have my chapters in small caps but the chapters in order to look ...
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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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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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SOUL not working with "ě" character

I have the following code in soul to allow underlines for letters with descenders. \usepackage{xcolor} \usepackage{xparse} \usepackage{soul} \makeatletter \ExplSyntaxOn \cs_new:Npn \...
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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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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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periodic digits and numprint

I want to use numprint to add separators every three digits of a decimal representation of a rational BUT with an overline over the repeating digits. For example, for the unitary fraction 1/42, I get:...
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To improve \check symbol in math mode and unify it with \hat

For some reasons I need \check{symbol} as well as \hat{symbol} in the same expression for different symbols. But the accent in \check{symbol} looks not identically as in \hat (much worse!) and prints ...
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Is there a 3 character "tie" accent?

I've come across what appears to be a tie accent over three characters in the (transliterated) name of the author of a book. Specifically, over the "liu" in this book by Bogoliubov. Is there any way ...
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Accent on psbarcode and Mecard (QR)

I am currently trying to build some QR code using pst-barcode. I will use it for communicate my contact details. Thus, I have used the \psbarcode command. MWE: \documentclass{standalone} \...
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UTF8 encoding to write with accents

I try to write with accents (spanish) but the pdf doesn't show any accented character. Here's my preamble: \documentclass[11pt, spanish]{report} \usepackage[spanish]{babel} \usepackage[utf8]{...
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standalone package, with its subpreambles option, ignores content of a standalone input file if it contains accents in glossary entry

The following MWE works like a charm: % test.tex \documentclass{article} \usepackage[subpreambles]{standalone} \usepackage{filecontents} \usepackage{glossaries} % \begin{filecontents}{stdalone} \...
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Symbols do not copy correctly from latex pdf to ms word

I have text containing 3 symbols in pdflatex and produce pdf. It is OK. Then i copy these symbols and paste in MS word 2013 and have another symbols or from one symbols two are produced: Before z {...
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Apostrophe in the editor appears as question mark in the pdf file

I am writing my thesis with LaTeX in French (so I use the package [latin1]{inputenc}). I use TeXShop to compile and I am a Mac user. I use a template provided by my University. My code was working ...
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Author prefixes in bibliography section headings

I'm trying to get margin notes in my bibliography to denote the first letter of author names in an alphabetical bibliography, as shown here: Move biblatex category headings into left marginpar. At the ...
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L'Circonflexe Accent --- How to Adjust Its Height

With certain fonts (e.g., Cabin), I have noticed a difference in the relative positioning of certain accent marks---to the point where sometimes, it seems to me that an adjustment is in order. ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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\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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index sort accented letters after normal letters (after "Z")! How to put them in a more logical position?

index sort accented letters after normal letters (after "Z")! Is there a way to put them in a more logical position? For example "àncora" is put after "Zorro", instead of ...
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special characters and compose key in Kile

I've been using Kile (with various Ubuntu distributions) for ages without any problem to write my maths papers. Now, for some reason I was recently forced to upgrade my system to Ubuntu 20.04, and ...
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\subfloat not working if file has accented characters with \usepackage[portuguese]{babel}

If I use \usepackage[main=english,portuguese]{babel} there is no problem with files with accented characters. But I cannot write in Portuguese. But if I use \usepackage[portuguese]{babel} than using \...
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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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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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Replace accented or special characters using sed

I want to change á é í ó ú and ñ to \'a \'e \'{\i} \'o \'u and \~n in all my .tex files. I´ve used the code find . -name “*.tex” -type f -exec sed -i “s/á/\'a/g” {} \; but it doesn't work. ...
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TeXShop and OSX10.12.6

Why TeXShop won't let me use accented letter as "è" if I use in the preamble the suggested \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}. I'm currently using OS X 10.12.6. I have downloaded ...
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problem accent français on texstudio

I am using these packages to write my document in french. I am using texstudio on mac os x. The problem is about accent. e.g , for the word vidéo, I have to write vid\'eo which is very complicated if ...
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XeLaTeX - how to put accents within this preamble?

I am writing some notes for a dyslexic person and am forced to do it in a sans-serif font. The person in question chose Verdana as the most readable font. Here's the preamble of my file: \...
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How to define a \widebreve command?

I would like to define a \widebreve command to employ with large symbols (such as $M$, or letter combinations such as $AB$) in math mode. Does someone know how to do it?
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