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Re: please help me!!!!

From: Liddy Nevile <liddy@sunriseresearch.org>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 07:26:04 +1000
Cc: www-math@w3.org
To: Robert Miner <RobertM@dessci.com>
Message-Id: <DB38CD78-02A6-11D9-9771-0003936DC022@sunriseresearch.org>

Robert - excellent! Thanks for your help...

Liddy

On Friday, September 10, 2004, at 12:12  AM, Robert Miner wrote:

>
> Hi Liddy,
>
> Bruce Miller is correct that MathType currently is limited to a single
> choice of mi, mn, or mo for notations like '...' and ','.  The
> translator mechanism that generates MathML from MathType's internal
> format has a pretty limited ability to choose the markup based on
> surrounding context.
>
> However, you can easily change what it does generate.  There is a file
> called MathML2Base.tdl that define the MathML translator rules.
> Typically it is located in
>
>   C:\Program Files\MathType\Translators
>
> The translator definition language is fully described in the MathType
> SDK docs, which you can download from
>
>   http://www.dessci.com/en/reference/sdk/
>
> However, the ellipsis change is simple.  The ellipsis character is
> 0x2026; Line 1271 is
>
>   char/0x2010/0x2027/mathmode = "<(ns)mo>&$#x(CharHex);</(ns)mo>"; // 
> range: General Punctuation
>
> which says to translate any character is the range 0x2010 to 0x2027 as
> an mo.  If you break up that range as
>
>   char/0x2010/0x2025/mathmode = "<(ns)mo>&$#x(CharHex);</(ns)mo>"; // 
> range: General Punctuation
>   char/0x2026/mathmode = "<(ns)mi>&$#x(CharHex);</(ns)mi>";
>   char/0x2027/mathmode = "<(ns)mo>&$#x(CharHex);</(ns)mo>";
>
> then you will get <mi>&0x2026;</mi> for your ellipsis, and mo's for
> the rest.
>
> On the topic of mo's directly in mrows or mfenced, I personally prefer
> mo's.
>
> --Robert
>
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