[texhax] Fumbling with fonts.

Heiko Oberdiek heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 1 08:56:21 CET 2012

On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 04:57:36PM +1300, Rolf Turner wrote:

> For reasons best known to myself ( :-) )I want to produce a "solid"
> \heartsuit symbol, rather than just the outline, which is what \heartsuit
> gives you.
> After scrounging around I found that one way is to load the arev
> package and use the \varheart symbol which that package makes
> available.
> Unfortunately invoking
>     \usepackage{arev}
> has the effect of changing all of the fonts in my document, which I
> don't want.  How can I "shut this off"?  I.e. I just want to have the
> \varheart symbol available and leave everything else alone.



% txfonts

% arev
\DeclareMathSymbol{\varheart}{\mathalpha}{extraup}{86} % heart

\ding{164} \ding{170} $\varheartsuit$ $\varheart$

Yours sincerely
  Heiko Oberdiek

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