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Re: [eLyXer-users] Additional LaTeX symbols

From: Alex Fernandez
Subject: Re: [eLyXer-users] Additional LaTeX symbols
Date: Tue, 5 Jan 2010 02:04:50 +0100

Hi Jens,

On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 6:35 AM, Jens Nöckel <address@hidden> wrote:
>> That is great! Just a minor point: please note that elyxer.py (as
>> distributed in the nongnu package) is compiled from a number of Python
>> source files, among them conf/config.py which contains these classes;
>> but this is in turn created from conf/base.cfg which is a text file
>> that resembles a Windows properties file, in a very simple format:
>> \command:symbol
> OK - I guess it will take a little more time before I become familiar with 
> the inner workings of elyxer...

It is not trivial. Perhaps the dev guide can be of help:

> Yes, that looks good to me.
> One other thing I noticed, though: the HTML output for \langle and \rangle 
> always seems to look too tall. Maybe this is a bug in Firefox. It went away 
> when I replaced the unicode for these characters by their HTML entity names, 
> &lang; (&rang;). With these names, the angle brackets are displayed at the 
> normal text height.
> To see what I mean, you could take another look at the above URL - I've 
> uploaded your base.cfg file there (old and new entries separated by a line). 
> For the \langle I have put in the &langle; entity name, and for \rangle I 
> have left the unicode. In my browser, the \rangle is displayed too large 
> (over two lines). It's a bit mysterious, so maybe you won't see the same 
> phenomenon...
> Below is a little screenshot of the large \rangle:

No, I don't see that effect. But then I am using Iceweasel, Debian's
version of Firefox, so not very standard; and it renders perfectly.
Looks like a bug to me.


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