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I’m an author and a consultant who specializes in character codes, localization, web authoring, accessibility, and typography. Author of Unicode Explained and Going Global with JavaScript and Globalize.js.


Mar
9
revised Who do I have to ask, if I need a \mathsfup{\Theta} (missing unicode character)?
Added missing \.
Mar
9
answered Who do I have to ask, if I need a \mathsfup{\Theta} (missing unicode character)?
Mar
9
answered How should I typeset the physical dimensions of quantities?
Mar
2
comment switch greek lowercase for times.sty to upright?
Why do you want to mimic incorrect rendering? And it’s not web browsers that are the culprit, it’s incorrectly coded HTML documents. (And whether a character in a regular typeface looks fatty depends on the font, on the rendering engine, and the eye of the beholder.)
Feb
8
answered Multiple diacritics on one character
Feb
8
comment Multiple diacritics on one character
The problem looks well-defined to me; it is reproducible simply by wrapping documentclass{article}\begin{document} and \end{document} around the code posted. The character does not show well here in SO either, since web browsers are not good at using multiple diacritics.
Feb
6
answered finding out HTML equivalents of latex math symbols
Jan
18
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
11
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
9
comment Symbol for logical equivelence
The standard symbol for logical equivalence is “⇔”. Are you sure you are looking for a different symbol (apparently, one that has not even been coded as a character in Unicode)?
Dec
25
awarded  Notable Question
Nov
25
comment HTML email typeset equations as HTML elements, not images?
How does the question relate to TeX? (BTW, the answer is “No, Unicode, HTML, and CSS are lousy tools for equations that require any serious two-dimensionality, and the limitations of email clients make the situation even lousier.”)
Nov
24
comment Using LaTeX in a Web page created in HTML
What? Why do you expect that a LaTeX notation would be interpreted by LaTeX rules on an HTML page? And what do you want if you do not want to embed the equation?
Sep
13
comment Inserting slashed zero in non-OpenType supporting LaTeX
What do you mean by “the unicode feature +zero”? The OpenType font feature zero, I presume; it is not part of Unicode but of OpenType. When supported, it simply selects a slashed glyph for digit 0, when available in a font. When the feature is not available, you would need to use a font where the normal glyph for digit 0 is slashed – or to use some technique that lays a slash over digit 0.
Sep
6
answered text mode of a latex symbol \mathfrak s not found
Jul
28
comment Monospaced font with U+1D400..U+1D7FF range (for editing)?
Mathematical symbols are inherently unsuitable for monospace rendering. Consider whether you really need monospace. People often think that all computer code must appear in monospace, but there are really no compelling reasons for that.
Jul
28
comment Monospaced font with U+1D400..U+1D7FF range (for editing)?
Everson Mono appears to be the only monospace font that contains e.g. U+1D400, see fileformat.info/info/unicode/char/1d400/fontsupport.htm
Jun
16
answered why “ff” displays strange using unicode encoding vs. iso-8859-1 in HTML output from tex4ht?
May
12
comment Bold \varnothing
The idea of upper/lower case distinction might be applicable to symbols; many fonts contain upper and lower case versions of some punctuation characters, and a similar distinction is imaginable for operators, too. It’s really the bolding that raises the question “why?” Math expressions should normally not be bolded, since bolding of letters and some symbols may indicate difference in meaning (e.g., bold letters might denote vectors). So bolding as stylistic device should be avoided.
May
12
answered Laplace and Fourier transforms