How to locate an invisible character in Latex

  • Suppose you have an error like this, VSCode is notifying you that the character “U+200B” is invalid.
  • First of all, launch a browser (I tried with Google Chrome, it should work on Firefox too), then you have to open the console.
  • To solve the error with the character “U+200B”, type in the console the following command:
  • The “invisible” character will be copied in your clipboard and you can now search for it in VSCode.

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