[NTG-context] Diamond, and Unicode math symbols
Mikael P. Sundqvist
mickep at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 21:18:34 CET 2016
On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 10:00 PM, Nicola <nvitacolonna at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm looking for a symbol similar to \lozenge, but squarer (like
> \Diamond in some LaTeX packages, see The Comprehensive Symbol List,
> p. 112). Any idea how I may typeset it in ConTeXt (MKIV)? \diamond
> is too small. I am using TeX Gyre Pagella Math if that matters.
> I also have a couple of questions about \showmathfontcharacters:
> 1) does that list show all and only the symbols available in the
> current font, or a predefined list of symbols?
> 2) The list shows a Unicode point for each symbol, but not the
> corresponding TeX command (if it exists). Say I need U+02B31
> (three leftwards arrows), and I don't want to bother searching
> TCSL above. May I use the Unicode code point to define a control
> sequence in ConTeXt that prints the symbol? If so, how?
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I could not find a diamond on p. 112 in my version of the
comprehensive symbol list, but maybe:
\definefontfamily[myface][rm][TeX Gyre Pagella]
\definefontfamily[myface][mm][TeX Gyre Pagella Math]
You could try $⋄\quad ⃟ $ from Pagella or $◇$ from Xits.
There is a nice document, unicode-symbols.pdf you can have a look in
for a list of (unicode) math symbols.
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