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Compiling problem when using accents in university name etc.

Postby templateuser » Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:18 pm


I am writing my thesis in physics in Portugal. I need to use all kind of accents such as ~, ^, ´, `, ...

I have red the discussions about accents in french language but it did not solve my problem.


-> If i do what is said in this thread: ... ch-letters

The text in the acknowledgements appears with accents.

When I edit the thesis.cls file and input the document variables such as the university name, in my case:

Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa

And the department:

Departamento de Física

I compile it in the cmd line with latex main.tex and i get the following error (below) and when i view the .pdf in the title page the special characters are just ommited.

  1. (/usr/local/texlive/2014/texmf-dist/tex/generic/oberdiek/gettitlestring.sty))(./main.out) (./main.out)
  2. ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:?nc not set up for use with LaTeX.
  3. See the inputenc package documentation for explanation.
  4. Type H <return> for immediate help.
  5. ...
  6. l.68 \textsc{\LARGE \univname}
  7. \\[1.5cm] % University name
  8. ?

I tried:

  1. \usepackage[utf8]{inputenc}
  2. \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
  3. \usepackage[portuguese]{babel}

In the .cls file, in the main.tex in the beginning and after the \title{\ttitle}

Both give me the same problem.



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