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### Math mode accents

Choose the one you like: % arara: lualatex \documentclass{article} \usepackage{unicode-math} \usepackage{mathtools} \setmathfont{XITS math} \begin{document} Accents above: \begin{itemize} \item \...
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### How to type special/accented letters in LaTeX?

Users looking to make common accents in regular text mode can do so with, for example, \'e. MWE: \documentclass[10pt]{article} \begin{document} Alfred Land\'e. \end{document} Output:
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### Trying to use "\~" to generate tilde symbol in math mode

The immediate problem is solved by replacing the text-mode instruction \~{A} with the math-mode directive \tilde{A}. You may also want to make the equation both more compact and more readable by (a) ...
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### Which is the better way to do accents in LaTeX?

The only sane reason I can think of for giving in to your professor's preference concerns bibliographies and, specifically, bibliographies created with BibTeX and a bibliography style that sorts ...
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### What else do I need to produce two dots above o?

It is difficult to see in some editors, but in the first case you have \" acting on o, in the second: \' acting on ', hence the strange result. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} Toks\"{o}z ...
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### How to bring bar and \sim symbol at the same level

By all means replace \overset{\sim}{u} with \tilde{u}. Optionally, replace \overline{\rho} with \bar{\rho}. Here's a screenshot of u with various math-mode adornments. \documentclass{article} \...
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### Diacritics above dotted i (i with tittle)

In the definition files for output encodings, you can find the defined combinations that are substituted with precomposed accented characters; for instance, in t1enc.def we find \DeclareTextComposite{...
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### Americanist Phonetic Alphabet (APA) Glottalized Plosive

This is encoded in Unicode as "Combining Comma Above" (U+0313} and with a suitable font and XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX can be entered directly. In the example below I've made a \glottal macro to make input ...
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### Can LaTeX change the behavior of core TeX commands?

Firstly \" is not a tex primitive, it is a macro defined in plain tex and also a macro with a different definition defined in latex, so it isn't that latex changes this macro it just has a different ...
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### What does \a do?

\a is a LaTeX core instruction for generating a letter with a diacritical mark. \a{accent}{letter} The command is intended for the case when the normal accent commands of the form \accent{letter} or \...
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### Double-tilde over symbol

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### \bar vs. \overline - when to use what, semantically?

The accepted answer is great. The major practical considerations I’ve run into are when I’ve wanted to either put a bar over multiple symbols or put wide bars over two distinct adjacent symbols that ...
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### How do I get two mathrings centered over a variable?

A modification of the \dddot macro of amsmath: \documentclass{article} \newcommand\ringring[1]{% {% make an Ord atom \mathop{\kern0pt #1}\limits^{% set a box over the variable \vbox to-1....
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### Place a $\star$ over a letter as an accent

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### How to place a dot below for example: e?

Line 84 of latex/base/tuenc.def is \relax\detokenize{#2}^^a0\else#2\fi Please edit to say \if\relax\detokenize{#2}\relax^^a0\else#2\fi I'll get an update to the release this evening, sorry.
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### pdfTeX warning: has been referenced but does not exist, replaced by a fixed one, with German Umlaut

I've had a similar problem, but I've "solved" it. Online some people seemed to suggest this is to do with hyperref, but, I'm not convinced. Loading hyperref last had no effect whatsoever. In the ....
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### What does symbol ~ do in Latex?

As stated in the comments ~ inserts a non-breaking space. This means that you tell the typesetting algorithm that it should not insert a linebreak here. This is useful when making references. For ...
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### Missing Arabic Ligature due to diacritical marks in ConTeXt MarkIV

Ideally, one could fix the problem using an OpenType feature file loaded at runtime through a ConTeXt typescript. In practice, that's not (yet) possible; as Hans Hagen told me the new font loaders ...
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