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When creating and placing accents, it is necessary to be aware of the fact that typesetting multiple languages may cause the various accents to appear together. That is why the accents must harmonize not only with the characters, but also with each other. When cutting a new face which supports multiple languages, the shapes of the accents should be standard and acceptable, rather than eccentric. The menu on the left does not give a full list of all accents; it is more likely an introduction into the field, with emphasis on the diacritics used in Europe. We apologize for any inaccuracies; all comments and ideas that could improve or correct the following are welcome.