Doubt about OpenSymbol and Math

Rodolfo rodolforg at
Mon Jun 3 18:45:38 PDT 2013


IMO first thing to do is to check if the symbol already exists in the
Maybe you just need to create interface stuff

The better commit to learn how to add new symbols is this:
(new symbols in font and how to setup tool/buttons)

About the replacement of OpenSymbol with STIX (not XTIS ;) there were
a discussion about that a loooong time ago:

For editing/creating a font, try to use FontForge :

I hope I helped you.


2013/6/3 Marcos Souza < at>:
> Hi LO guys,
> Some after looking at all Math bugs(I looked at AOO bugs too), I saw
> something interesting:
> About 30 % of bugs are about Symbols. Someone asking to put new symbols,
> another guys asking about a "Symbol manager" to add new symbols by UI and
> more.
> So, I saw this commit of Olivier:
> adding new symbols...
> So, this is a "little unfriendly" way to add new symbols :)
> My questions are: How can we manage this, there is another way to add new
> symbols? This OpenSymbol is still necessary? Can we change this to another
> fonts, like XTIS or another?
> Thanks since now!
> (If I said something wrong here please forgive me, I'm trying to help ^^')
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