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Re: Where can I find numerical codes for all LATEX Mathematical symbols

From: Richard Ishida <ishida@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 06:39:19 +0000
Message-ID: <4D64AB97.3020509@w3.org>
To: Will Robertson <wspr81@gmail.com>
CC: saf sied <saf_itpro@yahoo.com>, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>, "www-math@w3.org" <www-math@w3.org>
I'm not sure why you need a decimal version for HTML.  In the i18n WG we 
recommend the use of hex codes (since it's easier to pair them with 
tables such as this).

Even better would be to use utf-8 for your HTML character encoding, and 
use actual characters.

If you do still need to convert them, you can use 
http://rishida.net/tools/conversion/  Just copy the column, drop it on 
the green box, hit Convert and look for the result in the NCR boxes. 
Problem is, I wasn't able to copy from the document - seems to be using 
the private-use area of Unicode for encoding even the ascii characters.


Richard Ishida
Internationalization Activity Lead
W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)


On 22/02/2011 22:41, Will Robertson wrote:
> (Sent quickly. Please excuse brevity.)
> On 23/02/2011, at 8:51 AM, saf sied <saf_itpro@yahoo.com
> <mailto:saf_itpro@yahoo.com>> wrote:
>> I would like to thank David Carlisle for pointing out to the list
>> http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/unicode-math/unimath-symbols.pdf
>> I’ll need to convert the usv’s to decimal for HTML usage.
> If you take a look in the parallel source file unicode-math-table.tex
> you should be able to write some sort of script that can do this without
> too much trouble.
> Keep half an eye on this file over time; it's still subject to (small)
> change as entries are added/corrected.
> Will
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