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Re: Text formatting in zim


In that case you could use the 'insert symbol' plugin to create a shortcut
for inserting this unicode symbol.


On Jun 29, 2015 5:53 PM, "Josh Taillon" <jat255@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> 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 (
> https://forum.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=58941). It
> 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.
> Thanks,
> Josh
> On Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 11:43 AM Jaap Karssenberg <
> jaap.karssenberg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> 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.
>> Regards,
>> Jaap
>> 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.
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Jaap
>>>> 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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