PC Symbol Font?

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 10:39:04 EST 2013


On 11/12/13 14:27, Graham Samuel wrote:
> I guess this is trivial, but as someone who works mostly on Macs, I don't know how to represent math symbols (especially pi) in a desktop PC app. Is there a built-in symbol font in Windows from XP on? How do I access it? It's annoying that this isn't really an issue for the Mac but it is for the PC. Of course I could just create a little graphic that looks like 'pi', or 'greater than or equals', or whatever, but this only works for static text really.
>
> Sorry to be dumb, but is anyone displaying these symbols in an LC app on a PC?

Surely you should use the Unicode standard, then you will have no probs 
at all cross-platform:

http://www.unicode.org/charts/

Richmond.


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> TIA
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> Graham
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