Re: Rendering Raised FULL STOP between Digits

From: Andries Brouwer <aebr_at_win.tue.nl>
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2013 01:21:11 +0100

On Sat, Mar 09, 2013 at 12:19:31PM +0000, Richard Wordingham wrote:
> Are there any widely available fonts that in non-specialist tools will
> render the decimal point U+002E FULL STOP significantly above the
> baseline when it is used as a decimal point?

British typographic instructions for the raised decimal point
say things like

"Type decimal points midline (ie, 234, not 23.4). To create a
midline decimal on a PC: hold down ALT key and type 0183
on the number pad, or on a Mac: ALT shift 9."

In other words, they tell people to use U+00B7 MIDDLE DOT.

Andries
Received on Sat Mar 09 2013 - 18:22:55 CST

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