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Diacritics and Other Characters

If it takes more than a single stroke to type a character, chances are it's not used. While many of our foreign customers may be used to typing them with ease, typing diacritics on American keyboards is no easy task.

Some common diacritics and their equivalents

Instead of

Use

Notes

Ä, Á, À, Â, Å, Ã

A

In some rare instances, diacritics will be spelled in their English equivalents. (E.g., Römer = Roemer.)

Æ

AE

 

Ç

C

 

(`ayin)

` (grave)

Generally ignored in author names

('aleph, hamza)

' (apostrophe)

Generally ignored in author names

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