Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

A central location highlighting fonts created with FontCreator and/or Scanahand. Post information about your fonts here.
themathprof
Posts: 7
Joined: Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:01 pm

Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Postby themathprof » Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:42 pm

Looking to purchase such a font.

Prof Martin Weissman

Alfred
Posts: 802
Joined: Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:08 am

Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Postby Alfred » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:39 am

What qualifies as "a mathematics font"? Do you need a font with unusual variants of glyphs such as the integral and summation symbols?

What software are you using for typesetting?
FC10.1 Pro (Help) + MT7.0 (Help) • Windows 10

themathprof
Posts: 7
Joined: Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:01 pm

Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Postby themathprof » Tue Jun 09, 2015 7:26 pm

See attached word doc.
Essentially, I am interested in a new font that would
replace asciis 123 -255 in a regular font with those in the "symbol" font.
Perhaps changing a few other asciis for symbols like xbar (x with a line on top
which is the statistics symbol for the mean of a Sample)
Attachments
Mathematics Font.docx
(70.29 KiB) Downloaded 26 times

Bhikkhu Pesala
Top Typographer
Top Typographer
Posts: 6514
Joined: Tue Oct 29, 2002 5:28 am
Location: Seven Kings, London UK
Contact:

Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue Jun 09, 2015 8:22 pm

I don't know what you expect us to do with the attached file. All it contains is an image of some codes.

Maths Font.png
Maths Font.png (28.83 KiB) Viewed 969 times


There are many Maths symbols in the Unicode character sets. Which do you need?
Attachments
Unicode, Maths Operators.pdf
(149.98 KiB) Downloaded 28 times
My FontsReviews: MainTypeFont CreatorHelpFC10.1 Pro + MT7.0 @ Win10 1703

Alfred
Posts: 802
Joined: Thu Apr 18, 2013 8:08 am

Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Postby Alfred » Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:20 pm

George Douros' free Symbola font includes a full complement of 256 mathematical operators (codepoints $2200 - $22FF).
FC10.1 Pro (Help) + MT7.0 (Help) • Windows 10

themathprof
Posts: 7
Joined: Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:01 pm

Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Postby themathprof » Wed Jun 10, 2015 11:55 pm

Thanks,Alfred

I checked symbola . However, I'm looking for a ttf with all the regular characters (alphabet, numbers, etc.) and math fonts as well in the higher asciis.

themathprof
Posts: 7
Joined: Sun Jun 03, 2012 11:01 pm

Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Postby themathprof » Thu Jun 11, 2015 12:00 am

Bhikkhu Pesala:

I've attached another doc.
I need a 'regular ttf with regular characters (alphabet; lower/upper cases, numbers, etc.) in the lower asciis.

However, in the higher asciis I need the math symbols that appear
in my document.
Attachments
math font.docx
(23.89 KiB) Downloaded 28 times

Bhikkhu Pesala
Top Typographer
Top Typographer
Posts: 6514
Joined: Tue Oct 29, 2002 5:28 am
Location: Seven Kings, London UK
Contact:

Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Postby Bhikkhu Pesala » Thu Jun 11, 2015 5:41 am

No one will bother to create such a font nowadays. As Alfred posted, there are plenty of Maths fonts available, many of them free.

Why do you need the maths symbols to be mapped to extended ASCII codepoints?
My FontsReviews: MainTypeFont CreatorHelpFC10.1 Pro + MT7.0 @ Win10 1703

Erwin Denissen
Moderator
Moderator
Posts: 6303
Joined: Fri Oct 04, 2002 12:41 am
Location: De Bilt, The Netherlands
Contact:

Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Postby Erwin Denissen » Thu Jun 11, 2015 8:55 am

There is no official standard that relates to a so called higher ASCII.

With Unicode being the actual standard for over a decade, people hardly use other encodings, so please forget Higher ASCII, ANSI, and other mechanisms that are only here for legacy software and documents.

TrueType and OpenType fonts work with Unicode codepoints and values between 128 and 159 are not assigned to visible characters, so shouldn't be used.

For a complete list see:
Controls and Latin-1 Supplement Range: 0080–00FF
Erwin Denissen
High-Logic
Proven Font Technology


Return to “Gallery”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest