Re: TeXForm of TeX accents

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg49787] Re: TeXForm of TeX accents*From*: Daniel Herring <dherring at at.uiuc.dot.edu>*Date*: Sat, 31 Jul 2004 03:14:06 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <cdt4pq$5ve$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Gianluca Gorni wrote: > Hello! > > Anyone can fathom why the following different treatment > of two TeX accents in strings: > > In: TeXForm["\'a"] > > Out: \'a > > > In: TeXForm["\`a"] > > Out: $\backslash ` $a My guess: Mathematica isn't recognizing "\`" as an accent. Instead, it thinks you literally want "\`a" to appear in your document. Since the backslash is the TeX escape character, Mathematica is kind enough to protect it for you. Try using TeXForm["\\`a"] ... Later, Daniel