Re: sign for anti-neutrino - greek nu with diacritical line aboveworkaround ?

From: Mark Davis (mark.davis@jtcsv.com)
Date: Sun Aug 08 2004 - 12:38:27 CDT

  • Next message: Raymond Mercier: "Re: sign for anti-neutrino - greek nu with diacritical line aboveworkaround ?"

    It is probably a really bad idea to have the base letter in one span and the
    combining mark in another. That is very likely to throw a monkey wrench into
    whatever you are trying, on most text layout systems.

    ‚ÄéMark

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Raymond Mercier" <RaymondM@compuserve.com>
    To: <unicode@unicode.org>
    Sent: Sunday, August 08, 2004 08:55
    Subject: Re: sign for anti-neutrino - greek nu with diacritical line
    aboveworkaround ?

    > Peter Jacobi:
    > >Testing with Mozilla 1.7, &#x03BD;&#x0304; displays a fine Anti-Neutrino
    > sign.
    > So you say, but the following works in IE6, and Opera, but not in Mozilla
    > 1.7. What is the problem ?
    >
    > <html
    > <head>
    > <title>"nu.htm"</title>
    > </head>
    > <body >
    > <span lang=EN-GB >&#x3bd;</span><span lang=EN-GB
    > style='font-family:Cardo'>&#x304;</span>
    > </body>
    > </html>
    >
    > In Mozilla only the nu shows.
    >
    > And if I change
    > <span lang=EN-GB >&#x3bd;</span><span lang=EN-GB
    > style='font-family:Cardo'>&#x304;</span>
    > to
    > <span lang=EN-GB >&#x3bd;</span>
    > <span lang=EN-GB style='font-family:Cardo'>&#x304;</span>
    >
    > then in IE6 the macron is shifted to the right.
    > What is going on ?
    > Raymond Mercier
    >
    >
    >



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