[luatex] accented characters in plain luatex

Ulrike Fischer luatex at nililand.de
Mon May 30 16:54:40 CEST 2011

Am Mon, 30 May 2011 10:33:25 -0400 schrieb John Culleton:

> I have a plain luatex file where I am indeed using \' and \` to get acute 
> and grave accents. The font in use is the TeX version of Palladio. The file 
> compiles but the accents don't appear in the pdf. In Gvim I set the 
> fontencoding to 
>:set fileencoding=utf-8
> but that doesn't help, perhaps because I am using a traditional Type 1 font 
> for my body font (I have a truetype script font for headings, hence luatex 
> instead of pdftex.)

\' and \` are pure ascii input so the file encoding doesn't matter. 

What matters are the definitions of the commands, the encoding of
your fonts, how you are loading the fonts and other informations you
are not giving. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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