Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

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Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Post by themathprof » Mon Jun 08, 2015 10:42 pm

Looking to purchase such a font.

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Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Post by 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?
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Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Post by 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)
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Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Post by 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.
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There are many Maths symbols in the Unicode character sets. Which do you need?
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Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Post by Alfred » Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:20 pm

George Douros' free Symbola font includes a full complement of 256 mathematical operators (codepoints $2200 - $22FF).
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Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Post by 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.

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Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Post by 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.
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Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Post by 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?
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Re: Has Anyone Created A Mathematics font?

Post by 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
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