Superscript and Subscript Characters in General Use
Martin J. Dürst
duerst at it.aoyama.ac.jp
Wed Jan 11 21:24:29 CST 2017
On 2017/01/11 17:32, Richard Wordingham wrote:
> The truly straight Unicode approach in HTML is to use 19⁄45.
> Just entering those 5 characters into a text entry box in Firefox gave
> me a properly formatted vulgar fraction. That is how vulgar fractions
> are supposed to work. Unfortunately, one may need to avoid 'exciting
> new fonts' in favour of those with a large, working repertoire.
Just for the record: The vulgar fraction display also happened in
Thunderbird (on Windows). Firefox and Thunderbird use the same display
engine. I have switched HTML display off, because I prefer to read all
my mail in plain text, but it still worked.
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