Re: [css3list] minus character

On Fri, Jul 26, 2013 at 9:36 PM, Brad Kemper <> wrote:
> I'm wondering why negative values in counters use the hyphen-minus character
> (\2d) [1], instead of the minus character (\2212).[2]
> 1)
> 2)

Because that's the character browsers currently use.

> Also, on a separate note, is there no simple way to get thousands separators
> (such as commas or periods or thin spaces) in decimal counter styles?[3] I
> imagine that would be common and desirable for those making long numbered
> lists. It seems like there should be an 'override' descriptor [4] available
> for that, if it is not the default, for setting the separator character and
> the grouping quantity (not always 3 digits).
> 3)
> 4)

So far, no, there's no way to easily insert a separator character.
You can fake it to some extent, but this is part of why the CJK styles
are only defined out to 9999 in the @counter-style form.


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