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ID 65🔗 2014-08-27 14:08:04 Open Sign in if you want to bump this report. mfirstuc 1.09 Fails with UTF-8 input Ubuntu 14.04

Description

The attached MWE fails to compile. The commented out line shows a workaround, but it would be nice if the problem didn't arise!

MWE

\documentclass{article}
\usepackage[T1]{fontenc}
\usepackage[utf8x]{inputenc}
\usepackage{mfirstuc}

\begin{document}
%\makefirstuc{'Prentice}
\makefirstuc{’Prentice}
\end{document}


Evaluation

This is a documented feature. From the user manual:

Note that non-Latin or accented characters appearing at the start of the text must be placed in a group (even if you are using the inputenc package) due to expansion issues.

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