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Can't capitalize Swedish letters (å, ä, ö) with pdfTeX

I'm working on a Swedish language file to fmtcount and, to support some of fmtcount's commands (e.g. \Numberstring and NUMBERstring), I need to make strings containing the Swedish characters å, ä and ...
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Cannot use \aa in \eappto with pdfLaTeX [duplicate]

I'm working on a Swedish language file to fmtcount. There I have to concatenate strings to form numerals. As the Swedish words for two and eight ("två" and "åtta") contain the ...
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\eappto and \aa doesn't work with pdflatex without fontenc

I'm trying to use \aa in an \eappto command. The minimal code below works just fine in XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX but fails with pdfLaTeX unless I include the fontenc package. This confuses me as \aa works ...
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Fix Kerning Internal to a Unicode Character

Is there any way to drill down into the code that defines, for example, Ἄ to fix the kerning of the diacritics? It's worse in ebgaramond; it's not very much better in computer modern. \documentclass{...
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Diacritics not printed correctly with TIPAUNI

I have asked a question on another problem (see here) and someone suggested using tipauni instead of tipa. My initial problem (font of IPA symbols) has been solved thanks to this suggestion. However, ...
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How to place a slash (/) over the letter ð?

How can I type the letter ð with a slash across it? I have tried the solutions proposed in How can I place a "slash" -- / -- through a letter in this way? but they do not work for the letter ...
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Adding two diacritical points under letters

I'm working on a glossary with some transliterated Persian, Urdu and Arabic. Conforming with earlier publications, I sometimes need to use two diacritical dots under letters such as s, z and t. I've ...
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Using combining accents as an automatic fallback?

I am using lots of diacritics (mostly accents and diareses/umlauts, the occasional cedilla or ogonek) in my documents. Almost all of them are supported fine: I enter them directly using Unicode and ...
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Subring / underring / ring below diacritic in Biblatex

I need to write a "subring", "underring", "combining ring below", "U+0325", whatever you call it, under a letter, in my bibtex document. Usually on Latex I use ...
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Diacritics rendered differently by pdflatex, luatex, and XeLaTeX

I'm using diacritics, and notice that pdflatex, lualatex, and xelatex place the diacritics differently. For example, in pdflatex, \d{C} results in a dot precisely under the C, as it should appear. ...
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Highlighting diacritical marks and making optional bounding boxes

For a specific selected diacritical mark within the word, how can you apply either all or one of the text formatting options below: highlighting coloring Underlining Changing to Bold Changing to ...
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