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Questions tagged [apostrophe]

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Americanist Phonetic Alphabet (APA) Glottalized Plosive

Could someone please help me to write an apostrophe directly above a character? This symbol is used in the APA for glottalized, and I've scoured the tipa manual and can't find anything there (probably ...
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Apostrophe ending a word sticks to next word

The title of a work I have to cite has a word ending with an apostrophe. Given this post, I'm using the ASCII single quote (') to write the entry, but this generates the following problem: As you can ...
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Apostrophe height in small caps with a special font

Using lualatex and fontspec with a special Garamond font. The font I use has two versions of the apostrophe: a normal high and a low small caps one. The problem occurs using small caps feature, ...
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Is there an easy way to correct apostrophes that are the wrong way around in a code listing?

I understand that for quotation marks ` is required to open a quote, however I am listing a long code copied over from Python where some comments are written 'comment' or """comment""". Is there an ...
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curly apostrophes in fancyvrb verbatim environments

I am actually using the fancyvrb package to have verbatim environments with working commands inside. I am also using the cmun.ttf font (computer modern unicode font), with XeTeX. When I am using this ...
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tex4ht: Unicode representations of apostrophe in UTF-8 HTML source

If I compile a latex document with tex4ht (under Tex Live 2016 / Windows 10) using htlatex "my_doc.tex" "xhtml,charset=utf-8,fn-in" " -cunihtf -utf8" the apostrophe character in LaTeX source, either ...
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Apostrophe bug displaying text

When I typed, an apostrophe ' displays the text "âAZ". Does anyone have an idea of why this might be? I'm using an atom package to compile the LaTeX file.
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Prime sign not correctly displayed on uppercase letters

I have this definition in which I want to use uppercase letters with prime symbols attached, but the prime sign does not seem to display correctly. Is this a feature of the language, or is it a ...
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Straight typewriter apostrophe (' instead of ’) in \texttt-environment

How can I write ' instead of ’ within the \texttt-environment? I have stumbled upon several discussions, but not a single discussion has solved my problem. I do not want to write code! I just want to ...
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pdflatex: how to distinguish between apostrophe and single right quotation mark?

Continuing the comment "If a word processor/typesetter is used that distinguishes single quotes from apostrophes..." in https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/286321/distinguishing-apostrophes-...
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Incompatibility between apostrophe ’ and utf8

The code below only works without the utf8 option of the inputenc package or by removing the apostrophe from M’ and N’, \documentclass[a4paper, 12pt, twoside]{book} \usepackage[brazil]{babel} \...
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Find apostrophe symbol ' in PDF file

I'm writing in french, with AZERTY keyboard and I don't know why I not can find the apostrophe symbol ' in my PDF file ? \documentclass{article} \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \...
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In TexWorks, why does using a real apostrophe (’) break brace matching?

To get an apostrophe in LaTeX, one can type ' (straight quote mark) or ’ (apostrophe). While both are compiled into an apostrophe, using ’ breaks the syntax highlighting of curly braces in TexWorks. ...