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Jan
6
comment Use of Script-size and Script-script-size glyphs
I don't understand this stuff at all, so I don't know if it's an error or not. I somewhat like it, actually. I'll report it as a bug if that's the consensus. Let's wait a while, first, though.
Jan
6
revised Use of Script-size and Script-script-size glyphs
Removed $$ coding
Jan
6
revised Use of Script-size and Script-script-size glyphs
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Jan
6
asked Use of Script-size and Script-script-size glyphs
Dec
30
comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
@UlrikeFischer -- Yes, compiling code that has errors (because it's not yet complete) is much harder than compiling complete correct programs. But it's not impossible. Presumably the current TeX engine would need to be significantly rewritten, though, and I don't see any way to get this work funded.
Dec
30
revised Subscript glyphs in OpenType math fonts. Where are they?
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Dec
29
comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
@percusse: Word's ability to do improved math layout is obviously dependent on the math tables in OpenType fonts. Cambrian has these tables; Latin Modern Math doesn't; not sure about XITS.
Dec
29
comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
@barbarabeeton. I was talking about math layout in my #3. I added clarification. Agree that typing is faster than mousing if you know exactly what to type and you don't make any mistakes. But this isn't a LaTeX advantage, because the Office 2007 equation editor and MathType both allow mouse-less operation, too.
Dec
29
revised LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
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Dec
29
comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
@CarlWitthoft -- I'm not talking about field codes; I'm talking about the built-in equation editor that was introduced in Word 2007. The codes look a lot like TeX. For example, to get the quadratic formula, you just type: x = (-b \pm \sqrt(b^2-4ac))/2a. The mouse is not required, but it can be used if it helps.
Dec
29
revised Subscript glyphs in OpenType math fonts. Where are they?
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Dec
29
revised LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
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Dec
29
revised LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
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Dec
29
comment LaTeX vs Word; improvements of LaTeX over the years
@Ulrike -- I did try Bakoma TeX. It's buggy, and I gave up. Getting this right might well take a significant investment, which no-one would be willing to make, since there's little hope of making any money. If it were implemented, presumably it could be optional, so you could turn it off, I could turn it on, and we'd both be happy.
Dec
29
revised Subscript glyphs in OpenType math fonts. Where are they?
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Dec
29
accepted Subscript glyphs in OpenType math fonts. Where are they?
Dec
29
revised Subscript glyphs in OpenType math fonts. Where are they?
added 163 characters in body
Dec
29
answered Subscript glyphs in OpenType math fonts. Where are they?
Dec
29
accepted Getting glyph names
Dec
29
comment Getting glyph names
I see. I updated my MikTeX installation and it works, now. Thanks again.