Re: Superscript and Subscript Characters in General Use

From: Martin J. Dürst <>
Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 12:24:29 +0900

On 2017/01/11 17:32, Richard Wordingham wrote:

> The truly straight Unicode approach in HTML is to use 19&#x2044;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.

Regards, Martin.
Received on Wed Jan 11 2017 - 21:24:58 CST

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