Math characters from isoXXXX.ent

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dnedrow
Posts: 60

Math characters from isoXXXX.ent

Fri Jan 27, 2006 6:43 am

I create all of my University papers using DocBook XML, which I then transform via XEP 4.5 (via oXygen).

My problem is that in the resulting printable format (PDF, PS), the "Added Math Symbols: Relations" (isoamsr.ent) that I'm referencing are not being displayed/generated in the resulting file.

E.g.

The following...

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<title>a &ge; b + c</title>


...should show the <= glyph representation in ...

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a <= b + c


However, a blank space is inserted where the glyph should be.

E.g.

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a   b + c


I'm sure I've done this in the past, but I have no idea what's happening now. Could it be a font issue?

XEP is issuing no errors, but I'm obviously not getting what I think I should be.

Any help would be appreciated.

-David
sorin_ristache
Posts: 4144

Fri Jan 27, 2006 7:11 pm

Hello David,

I noticed in the Docbook isoamsr.ent file that the name of the entity is gE not ge. Did you define your own entity ge ?

Is the font used in your PDF able to render the "< over =" character ? If not you should set a font able to render it via a FOP configuration file.

Regards,
Sorin

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