[texhax] german character

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Thu Jun 26 10:44:41 CEST 2008

On  26 Jun, 2008, at 01:59, mahi wrote:

> HI
> How can i print german character in latex, i am using miktex.

Download lshort.pdf from here


See page 24: 2.4.8 Accents and Special Characters

It would be better if you put in your preamble \usepackage[T1] 
{fontenc} (see lshort pp. 81 and ff.).

Also, I would advice you to use \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}, *not*  
utf8x, as lshort (p. 26) says. But your editor has to be able to use  
utf8; for MikTeX, your choice would be TeXmaker:


See also the excellent TUG India tutorials:




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