# [NTG-context] combining multiple accents

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Nov 14 14:16:31 CET 2006

```Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I always thought that "any accent can be placed on any character" in TeX.
>
> However, probably due to some boxes, this fails to work sometimes.
>
> So how can I create "a with cedilla and ring above" for example: \r{\c a}?
> (Yes, I know that I can switch the order: \c{\r a} works as expected,
> but I need to create more complicated cases in general and I don't
> want to depend on whether the accent will be placed properly or not.)
> Is there any simple cure for that?
>
>
taco may know the limitations of \accent

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