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Re: Some questions mainly on @Eq and a few other things

From: Valeriy E. Ushakov
Subject: Re: Some questions mainly on @Eq and a few other things
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 17:51:37 +0300
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On Mon, Mar 19, 2001 at 12:21:37 +0300, address@hidden wrote:

> How do you do the symbols for the set of real numbers (also rationals,
> integers, complex numbers)? In (AMS-)LaTeX, it would be $\mathbb{R}$.

You can, probably, use AMS fonts converter to Type1 (available from

> What about absolute value and norms? Again, in (AMS-)LaTeX, I have
> \newcommand{\abs}[1]{\left| #1 \right|} and for a norm $||x||$ would
> be fine. In Lout, however, the latter has too much space between the
> |'s.

What is the Lout code that you use?

> Is it possible to use one font for text and another for mathematics?
> For example, Times is ok for text but Schoolbook would be better for
> math.

{ Schollbook Base } @Font @Eq { ... } ?

> Regarding fonts, I have some trouble with the Chancery font.
> The text "Warning!" (previewed in gv) is not centered in the box and
> it even overlaps with the borders.

Are you sure you *do* have Chancery?  E.g. that's what gsview32 tells me:

    Can't find (or can't open) font file ZapfChancery-Roman.
    Substituting font Times-Roman for ZapfChancery-Roman.

And the word "Warning!", set in Times, indeed overlaps the box border.

SY, Uwe
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