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Re: Leading minus sign in table cell

From: Irene Vatton <vatton@inrialpes.fr>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 18:30:24 +0100
To: Lars Bruzelius <Lars.Bruzelius@home.udac.net>
Cc: www-amaya@w3.org
Message-Id: <200412021830.24326.vatton@inrialpes.fr>

Le Jeudi 02 Décembre 2004 11:02, Lars Bruzelius a écrit :
> It does not seem to be possible to enter a leading minus sign in a (MathML)
> table cell. Amaya generates the follwing code if the minus sign is selected
> from the Greek alphabet tablet:
>
>        <mtd>
>          <mo>¯</mo>
>        </mtd>
>
> instead of the expected:
>
>        <mtd>
>          <mo>&minus;</mo>
>        </mtd>

Alphanumeric are possible only if there is a Doctype. In other cases we need
to generate an numeric entity.
But I guess your request is to generate the Unicode value 8722 instead of
the character '-'?
What is the benefit?

Regards
     Irene.
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