[texhax] Spanish accent on "i"

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Mon Feb 8 07:47:25 CET 2010

On  7 Feb, 2010, at 22:50, padr0006 at umn.edu wrote:

> Hi,
> I have the following question:
> I am trying to write the last name "Rodríguez" (with accented "i") in a LaTex document (book).
> 1. The input "Rodr\'{\i}guez" gives the output "Rodr'(i)guez". This was supposed to work and it didn't.
> 2. As a test, the input "Rodr\'{a}guez" givs the desire output "Rodráguez".
> Anybody knows how can I get the desire accented "i" in case 1.
> I am using LaTex in WinEdt.  Do I need an extra package?

That's really weird! And, no, you don't need an extra package to get it right. Rather, I think some package is interfering with the correct (La)TeX behavior. Try just




and see if it comes out right. If it does, then try adding one by one the packages you use in your document, until you find the culprit.



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