Re: [OS X TeX] how to get the ï character ?

Justin Walker justin at
Wed May 12 22:40:26 EDT 2004

On May 12, 2004, at 19:35, Axel E.Retif wrote:

> On May 12, 2004, at 12:48 PM, Juan Manuel Palacios wrote:
>> Recently I realized TeXShop has problems entering some vocals with 
>> the dieresis  ¨ on top, at least in my setup which uses the ISO Latin 
>> 1 file encoding by default and the \usepackage[latin1]{inputenc} 
>> option in every file I edit. Whenever I want to enter ä, ö or ü 
>> (using the U.S. Keyboard layout, since Spanish - ISO does not have 
>> that diacritic accent)
> Shift + ¨ (the key between Ñ and Ç in Spanish ISO keyboard) <vocal>.
> I tried in TeXShop (with latin1 inputenc) and it typesets right.

I dunno how portable that is.  What happens when you take the .tex file 
to, oh, say, a Windoze box and try to 'latex' it (however one does 



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