[texhax] how to get underscore _character_ into a .pdf using LaTeX

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Fri Jul 29 10:53:15 CEST 2011

Am Thu, 28 Jul 2011 23:44:37 +0200 schrieb Martin Schröder:

> Use XeLaTeX or LuaLaTeX and you don't need fontenc or textcomp.

But you will need fontspec, which in turns will load fontenc (so you
need it) and xunicode (which is more or less an extended version of

Also you will need fontenc to load special encodings e.g. for chess
fonts. (No it can't be replaced by unicode. Unicode doesn't know all
the needed glyphs, and even if it would: normal "unicode" fonts
seldom contains chess glyphs.)

Ulrike Fischer 

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