Accents used in Text

There are a variety of control sequences for producing accents. For example, the control sequence \'{o} produces an acute accent on the letter o. Thus typing

Se\'{a}n \'{O} Cinn\'{e}ide.
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Similarly we use the control sequence \` to produce the grave accent in `algèbre' and we use \" to produce the umlaut in `Universität'. The accents provided by LaTeX include the following:
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These accents are for use in ordinary text. They cannot be used within mathematical formulae, since different control sequences are used to produce accents within mathematics.

The control sequences \i and \j produce dotless i and j. These are required when placing an accent on the letter. Thus í is produced by typing \'{\i}.