# [OS X TeX] Two missing characters

Don Green Dragon fergdc at Shaw.ca
Mon Jan 28 23:35:03 CET 2013

Hello Michael,

On 28Jan2013, at 1:49 PM, Michael Sharpe wrote:

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> On Jan 21, 2013, at 3:47 PM, Don Green Dragon <fergdc at shaw.ca> wrote:
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>> The following has been puzzling me for a long time. There are two characters that I am unable get TeXShop/TeX to produce correctly on a preview page. They are
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>> straight single quote '
>> straight double quote "
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> Have you tried using the upquote package? It produces straight single quotes in verbatim environments, eg \verb|`|, \verb|'|.

Not until you suggested it.  :-)  Using the LaTeXtemplate that comes with TeXShop, \verb|'| worked fine, but not \verb|`| which gave the  grave accent ` . On using my usual {book} template, the same response was observed.

Have so many solutions now, don't know which one to apply!

Thanks everyone.