# [texhax] Accents

Thu May 8 16:38:16 CEST 2003

```> As Hartmut suggested, anything like {} or \null or \strut (all print
> nothing, but do get processed) between ? and ` will solve your problem.

\strut does not print nothing, as one can clearly see in the difference
between \framebox{a\strut} and \framebox{a}: It reserves the vertical
space for uppercase letters and underlengths.

Karsten
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