[texhax] typset mistranslates the anglbrackets

Philip TAYLOR P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Mar 18 11:16:00 CET 2013

David Crosswell wrote:

> On 17/03/13 07:16, Maurice Karnaugh wrote:
> Hello Maurice,
>> When I have < or > in ordinary text in a Tex file, typeset interprets them as the Spanish symbols: upside down ! or upside down ?, respectively.
>> How can I fix this?  I would like to use the angle brackets.
> Use \textless and \textgreater and you will get real angle brackets.

Unknown in Plain TeX; is it possible that these names
are provided only by a format or package ?

> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.3-1.40.12 (Web2C 2011)
>  restricted \write18 enabled.
> entering extended mode
> (./untitled-1.tex
> ! Undefined control sequence.
> l.1 \textless
>               and \textgreater

Philip Taylor

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