What is the way to escape those in latex? Update i used verb as suggested but i am unable to run commands inside it. Also, in the output the font and the opacity of the text is different than the default one verbregularexpression(newline d) symbols tex-core characters. Text may contain several characters with special meanings in latex. This function will transform a character vector so that it is safe to use within latex tables. Text a character vector containing the text that is to be latex-escaped. But there are so many special chars and sometimes i get errors. in latex there are 10 special characters most of them can be escaped prepending a simple backslash, but , and need special treatment for backslash ( ) use textbackslash. 3k 6 6 gold badges 60 60 silver badges 121 121 bronze badges. How do we escape out of latex mode? And will someone please add this latex syntax stuff to the markdowns help pop-up? Support.