I was always fascinated by an italic f used in Springer's Ergebnisse der Mathematik. Here is from Behnke & Thullen, Theorie der Funktionen mehrerer komplexer Veränlichen, Zweite erweiterte Auflag… (View Post)
I just downloaded the OpenOffice German language extension and unzipped it to check for fj and then, out of curiosity, I looked for fi. The hyphenation dictionary contains 33 entries with an f-i hyph… (View Post)
Here are the relative positions of periodcentered, hyphen and cdot in commonly used LaTeX packages.
Notice that the vertical positioning of cdot relative to periodcentered (on any text on the curr… (View Post)
Just having a custom keyboard does not solve the problem; I expect a custom keyboard to put a straight quote (i.e. U+0027, APOSTROPHE) in my file if that character corresponds to the key… (View Post)
Why is it not possible to make the substitution at the font level, for instance as a stylistic alternate, and then let the shaping engine do its job with the resulting Syriac characters? I just… (View Post)