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New on CTAN: unicode-math

Date: June 3, 2010 3:47:17 PM CEST
the daemon perks up with the appearance of the following (which he had previously imagined to be a myth concocted by people on the net): > The following information was provided by the package's contributor. > > Name of contribution: unicode-math > Author's name: Will Robertson > Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/unicode-math > Summary description: Unicode math support for XeTeX and LuaTeX > License type: lppl > > Announcement text given by the package's contributor: > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > Well, I guess it's now or never. With an archive of emails about the > thing going back to 2006, I think it's finally time to release this > package. (Sorry about the hold-up, really.) > > This is the initial release of the unicode-math package for inclusion > in TeX Live 2010. It is designed to typeset mathematics with unicode > input and using OpenType math fonts. (There is very very little > compatibility with older maths packages.) XeTeX support is fully > tested but LuaTeX not quite so much. (At least the example file > runs...) > > You can typeset with the STIX fonts with the present version of the > package, but there is no support yet for its extra alphabets in the > Unicode `private use area'. I hope to add support for them soon. > > Thanks to all the people who've provided valuable feedback over the > years, and especially to Barbara Beeton for laying the foundations > with her work with the STIX fonts. > > Good luck; I hope it works. Let me know if it doesn't. Finally, this > package is by no means complete (it's called the "initial release" for > a reason). Your feedback and suggestions now are greatly > appreciated. Anyone coming along to the TUG 2010 conference will have > the opportunity to hear me speak about it in a couple of weeks. (But > will I be able to muster up a full 30 minutes? Actually, yeah, I > probably will.) > > Time for a beer. have a good one! i have installed the package and created an entry in the catalogue repository. > Users may view the package catalogue entry at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/unicode-math.html > or they may browse the package directory at > http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/macros/latex/contrib/unicode-math though, of course, the catalogue entry won't appear on the web until some time tonight. Robin Fairbairns For the CTAN team

unicode-math – Unicode mathematics support for and Lua

This package will provide a complete implementation of unicode maths for XeLaTeX and Lua.

Unicode maths is currently supported by the following freely available fonts:

The following fonts are proprietary with OpenType maths support:

As well as running or Lua, this package requires recent versions of the fontspec, expl3, xpackages, ucharcat and lualatex-math packages.

Copyright2006–2019 Will Robertson
2010–2017 Philipp Stephani
2011–2017 Joseph Wright
2012–2015 Khaled Hosny
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