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 Sender: Mailing list for the LaTeX3 project <[log in to unmask]> From: Ionel Mugurel Ciobica <[log in to unmask]> Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2000 11:22:41 +0200 In-Reply-To: <[log in to unmask]> from "Robin Fairbairns" at Aug 20, 2000 08:43:13 PM Reply-To: Mailing list for the LaTeX3 project <[log in to unmask]> Parts/Attachments: text/plain (42 lines) > > i think these things _do_ appear in the free unicode fonts that come > with omega. > I don't say that those things don't exist, but there are not working in this case. I will try to contact the omega guys. > looks easy enough to do. something along the lines of: > > \def\ucomma#1{\ooalign{#1\crcr\hidewidth\raise-.25ex\hbox{\tiny,}\hidewidth}} > > usage: \ucomma{S} (i don't think this is a terribly good name, > but...) I changed a bit, with \scriptsize instead of \tiny, and I lower it to 0.31ex instead of .25ex; it is looking nice now. Thank you for your help. > > this kills hyphenation of any word it appears in. whatever, it goes > some way towards what's needed, but the computer modern comma looks > most definitely wrong here: some differential scaling might improve it > (using the graphics package, not difficult, but slightly tedious). > I will have a look, but I am afraid I have no much time to spend. Do you think that in the new version of latex a proper way to get this accent wit will be implemented? > a general-use command would use relative scaling of the comma > (rather than the absolute-scaling \tiny), and possibly differential > scaling of the glyph so as to get the squashed-up look we see in the > unicode font tables. and the name would be better. > > personally, i wouldn't want to see a kernel command offering such a > cobbled-up thing (it could appear in a babel package for romanian > support, though). the proper solution would involve some real font > design, i think. > Ionel