[texhax] Latex in spanish and using the spell check

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Sat Aug 18 15:25:43 CEST 2007

On  17 Aug, 2007, at 11:03, Marie Forrester wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to write latex files in spanish.
> Previously to get ó I used \'o.
> Then I installed babel and it seems that instead I can get ó with ´o.
> So to write población I have to write poblaci'on (with babel) or
> poblaci\'on. (without babel)

Douglas Lewan wrote:

> You can use spanish (or portuguese or german or ...) characters  
> directly.
> Try this:
>     \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc}
> Most of the ISO 8859 latin alphabets are supported.

I would follow this advice (though I would use utf8, instead of  
latin1), which has the advantage that you can type población, poblaci 
\'on or poblaci\'{o}n and you'll get the same output.

To be able to type poblaci\'on and J.~N (without getting J.Ñ) use




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