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## bug#44799: 28.0.50; Calc: Meter not printed as \text in latex output

 From: Michael Heerdegen Subject: bug#44799: 28.0.50; Calc: Meter not printed as \text in latex output Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 13:16:21 +0100 User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Mattias Engdegård <mattiase@acm.org> writes:

> A serious reform seems unlikely unless someone really is willing to do
> the work. More realistic might be adding a way to tell Calc which
> variables you want to have typeset as units, as this can vary from
> person to person and time to time.

Would it be possible to make output syntax depend on how the symbol is
actually interpreted by Calc in the given context?

> > BTW, do you know (Bug#30231) why allowed characters in units are
> > restricted?
>
> No idea, but isn't it just the restriction of variable symbols in
> general?

You mean, in Calc?  Then I wonder why we have that restriction.

Regards,

Michael.