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Ligatures and diaereses are not generally used in modern English text. However, whether or not they are "acceptable" depends on many factors. The easiest way to judge if something is acceptable is if you have an institutional style guide that you're supposed to follow. Any reasonably complete style guide should cover this topic. I believe the most common ...


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One of the advantages of using non-WYSIWYG typesetting software such as LaTeX is that it takes care of ligatures for you (and respects the style settings put in effect by the journal editor). See http://tex.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/ligatures This won't automatically produce any of the ligature examples in your question, probably because they ...


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It's no longer acceptable or helpful; wikipedia style guide association of art editors style guide It's so old-fashioned that it has become an affectation, and will result in your writing being judged poorly. It's acceptable if you're quoting a language that uses them (that is, if you'd also italicise the word to show it's a foreign word) but modern ...



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