[texhax] typset mistranslates the anglbrackets
davidcrosswell at internode.on.net
Mon Mar 18 13:48:59 CET 2013
On 18/03/13 21:40, David Crosswell wrote:
> On 18/03/13 20:16, Philip TAYLOR wrote:
If this helps out with the package selection, this is what I am
currently using in the preamble:
>> 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 ?
> Hello Philip,
> As quoted from:
> "The two symbols '<' and '>' are actually ASCII characters, but you may
> have noticed that they will print '¡' and '¿' respectively. This is a
> font encoding issue. If you want them to print their real symbol, you
> will have to use another font encoding such as T1, loaded with the
> inputenc package. See Fonts <https://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/LaTeX/Fonts>
> for more details on font encoding.
> Alternatively, they can be printed with dedicated commands:
> I got exactly the same result as the OP, but this gave the angle
> brackets to me immediately.
> Using texlive 2012.20120611- on Debian SID.
> Kind regards,
> David Crosswell.
>>> This is pdfTeX, Version 3.1415926-2.3-1.40.12 (Web2C 2011)
>>> restricted \write18 enabled.
>>> entering extended mode
>>> ! Undefined control sequence.
>>> l.1 \textless
>>> and \textgreater
>> Philip Taylor
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