# [texhax] apostrophe in Latex

Philip G. Ratcliffe philip.ratcliffe at fastwebnet.it
Wed Jun 10 15:11:56 CEST 2009

> i have used Tex and Latex for years for math papers
> i now want to use it to submit a book manuscript and am
> having troubles with apostrophes and double quotes
> i have MikTex and none of the fonts, i have looked at so
> far, have an apostrophe

I take it that you mean they are missing from the math fonts.  If so does
this help?

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{amsmath}
\begin{document}
$a\mbox{'}$
$a\text{'}$ % requires amsmath
\end{document}

If not, please be more explicit.

Cheers,  Phil