[texhax] Cannot get international language support in bibliography ...

Petar Milin pmilin at ff.ns.ac.yu
Mon Apr 16 08:35:54 CEST 2007

Thank you all for the help. I managed to solve the problem with the hint
gave by Tom Backer Johansen.

Also, letters are:



Thanks again,

> > On Sun, 15 Apr 2007, Petar Milin wrote:
> > 
> > I am a newbie in LaTeX, hence, sorry for my ignorance. In brief, I am
> > working on an article, in English. However, there are few references,
> > from my bib file, containing peculiar letters of Slovenian, Croatian,
> > Serbian etc. Most of them, like \v{c} or \'{c} are working fine, but I
> > cannot get \{DJ} and \{dj}, although they are fine in the document (i.e.
> > tex file).
> > 

On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 21:34 +0100, Dan Hatton wrote:
> Are these sequences case sensitive?  If so, it might be relevant that
> BibTeX sometimes changes the case of the text given to it.  You can
> stop it doing so by enclosing the whole sequence in braces,
> e.g. {\{DJ}} or {\{dj}}.

On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 21:55 +0200, Tom Backer Johnsen wrote: 
> Would includeing \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} in the preamble help?. 
>   It works with Norwegian at least.

On Sun, 2007-04-15 at 20:44 +0100, Philip & Le Khanh wrote: 
> I think your problem is a combination of elements :
> 1) I think you are assuming that all accented characters
>     have a simple representation in TeX, and
> 2) I think you are assuming that the default TeX fonts
>     include the Slovenian/Croation/Serbian \DJ and \dj
>     characters (note that these would be the preferred
>     forms, not \{DJ} or \{dj}, neither of which could
>     be understood by (La)TeX).
> Sadly neither of these is the case.  It may well be
> that the new "Latin Modern" fonts have the necessary
> characters, but I leave it up to those more familiar
> with these fonts to advise here.  If they do, then
> you will probably need to load a macro package to
> tell TeX how to interpret \DJ and \dj, neither of
> which are pre-defined in (La)TeX.
> If you can tell us exactly how \DJ and \dj /should/
> look (ideally by pointing at a Unicode web page which
> contains those characters, and telling us where to
> look), we may be able to advise further.  (I took
> a quick look at http://www.slovenia.info/?lng=1&id_country=1
> but was unable to spot anything that might have been
> a \DJ or \dj glyph).
> Philip Taylor
> --------

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