[NTG-context] Diamond, and Unicode math symbols

Nicola nvitacolonna at gmail.com
Sat Mar 12 10:13:41 CET 2016


On 2016-03-11 20:57:28 +0000, Hans Hagen said:

> On 3/11/2016 9:18 PM, Mikael P. Sundqvist wrote:
>> 
>> 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]
>> \definefallbackfamily[myface][mm][Xits][range={"025C7}]
>> \definefontfamily[myface][mm][TeX Gyre Pagella Math]
>> 
>> \setupbodyfont[myface]
>> 
>> \starttext
>> You could try $⋄\quad   ⃟ $ from Pagella or $◇$ from Xits.
>> \stoptext
>> 
>> There is a nice document, unicode-symbols.pdf you can have a look in
>> for a list of (unicode) math symbols.
> 
> there are s-math-*.mkiv files that can generate all kind of lists
> 
> you can run s-mkiv-repertoire.mkiv to get a comparison (at the end of
> the file you can see how)
> 
> % list here (some 8 fonts) that you have on your system:
> 
> \showmathcharacterssetbodyfonts{lucidaot,cambria,xits,modern,pagella,termes,bonum,schola,dejavu} 
> 
> 
> \starttext
> 
>      \setupbodyfont[pagella,   12pt]
> 
>      \showmathfontrepertoire
> 
> \stoptext
> 
> you can click around (on a decent high res screen)


Hans, Mikael, thanks for your suggestions, all of them valuable.
Borrowing the symbol from Xits is a fine solution.
The comparison tables come in very handy, too.

Thanks again,
Nicola




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