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Re: input methods for mathematical glyphs
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Leo Butler |
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Re: input methods for mathematical glyphs |
Date: |
Thu, 09 Dec 2021 08:55:44 -0600 |
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Eduardo Ochs <eduardoochs@gmail.com> writes:
> Hi Leo,
>
> many many many years ago I tried to add my own characters to existing
> input methods, failed miserably, and wrote my own way to do that - in
> which if I typed `M-, char1 char2' the two chars would be "composed"
> using a table that was easy to edit, and the result would be inserted.
> In june of this year I rewrote my definition for `M-,' to make it
> support compose tables written in a better format, and it became this:
>
> http://angg.twu.net/eev-current/eev-compose-hash.el
> http://angg.twu.net/eev-current/eev-compose-hash.el.html
Hi Eduardo, Thanks for the pointer to your work. It looks very
accessible and much closer to my wants than the TeX input method. I
wonder if you have an idea of how difficult it would be to extend it to
include all (or almost all) glyphs found here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mathematical_operators_and_symbols_in_Unicode
Leo
>
> The new version can also generate definitions for these characters in
> a format that lualatex accepts,
>
> http://angg.twu.net/LATEX/edrx21chars.tex
> http://angg.twu.net/LATEX/edrx21chars.tex.html
>
> and in a format that pdflatex accepts:
>
> http://angg.twu.net/LATEX/edrx21chars-d.tex
> http://angg.twu.net/LATEX/edrx21chars-d.tex.html
>
> If you can't make the standard ways work, get in touch! =)
>
> Cheers,
> Eduardo Ochs
> http://angg.twu.net/#eev
>
> On Wed, 8 Dec 2021 at 14:02, Leo Butler <leo.butler@umanitoba.ca> wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have, for years, used abbrevs for entering greek letters (and several
>> other commonly-used symbols in math). As I have learned how to use
>> latex's support for other unicode math glyphs, I can see that my old
>> solution does not scale and I would like to find an input method to
>> easily input something like:
>>
>> #+begin_src latex
>> Let $𝒯 ⊂ 𝐑$, $𝒯 ≠ ∅$, be a null set...
>> #+end_src
>>
>> I used C-x 8 RET to do this. I am ignorant of any input method that
>> would do what I want (ucs may be the closest, but it only uses 4 digit
>> hex, and who wants to memorize 4-5 digit hex numbers?)
>>
>> Suggestions or thoughts?
>>
>> TIA,
>> Leo
>>
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