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Re: Text formatting in zim
Yes, I had tried using that, but it is less than ideal given trying to
export to other formats.
Your comment about the gtk decorations led me to another google search that
found this post (
appears in GTK applications, you can use ctrl+shift+u and then type a
unicode character to insert it "on the fly". U+0305 is a combining overline
mark, so by typing "Ctrl+shift+u 0305" you can get it to go over the
previous character. It doesn't look great over numbers, but at least it's
unicode, rather than an image. I suppose this will suffice for now, because
I can't think of a better way to do it.
On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 11:43 AM Jaap Karssenberg <
> Ah, yes I should have known - but my classes material science were 10
> years ago or so ...
> How about using the equation editor in this case? I'm assuming latex can
> render these things correctly.
> Although I can see that entering would be slower with the editor. Could
> think of some kind of shortcut for entering them inline.
> On Jun 29, 2015 4:16 PM, "Josh Taillon" <jat255@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Thanks for the information. For reference, my use case is as a materials
>> scientist. We frequently refer to directions within a crystal structure
>> using Miller Indicies (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miller_index). When
>> a direction is negative, it is common practice to place a line over the top
>> to indicate this. I suppose I will make do with the strikethrough. Thanks
>> for the response.
>> - Josh
>> On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 2:55 PM Jaap Karssenberg <
>> jaap.karssenberg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi Josh,
>>> Afraid the Gtk toolkit does not provide an option to use overline text
>>> decoration. So will be very difficult to add in zim. Just as Marco I'm also
>>> curious to learn the use this text decoration has for you.
>>> On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 8:10 PM, Josh Taillon <jat255@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Excuse me if this is not the right place to ask a question such as
>>>> this, but I was not sure where else to go for support.
>>>> I was wondering if in zim, there was a simple way to have overlined
>>>> text. I see that in the style.conf file, you can change the 'marking'
>>>> command to underline. Is it possible to have some sort of overlining
>>>> capability as well?
>>>> Thank you,
>>>> Josh Taillon
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