[texhax] Symbol to number correspondence for fonts.

Axel E. Retif axel.retif at mac.com
Tue Apr 16 08:08:22 CEST 2013

On 04/15/2013 10:50 PM, Rolf Turner wrote:


> First off I'm not quite sure how to interpret the table.  The solid
> diamond suit
> symbol appears in a row labelled " '12x " and a column labelled " '7 " so I
> first conjectured that the corresponding number would (might?) be 127.

That's correct ---either '127 or "57 (but see: a single ' or double ", 
from the right hand column).


> One more question:  My code (following the recipe from Paul Isambert)
> looks like:
> \documentclass[12pt]{article}
> \font\heartfont=favmr7y at 12pt % set your own size here

You are declaring the size (12pt). Let's do it `a la LaTeX':




$\heartsuit$  $\solidheart$ $\diamondsuit$ $\soliddiamond$



I took the line \DeclareSymbolFont{extraup}{U}{zavm}{m}{n} from 

You can change \solidheart and \soliddiamond to whatever is appropriate 
for you.

Change \mathord to \mathbin or \mathrel as appropriate.



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