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Special Characters

Postby PiSquared » Sat Nov 14, 2009 21:48 UTC

I use XML to render MathML as follows.

<? xml version="1.0"?>
<? xml-stylesheet type="text/xsl" href="../xsl_UMSS/mathml.xsl"?>

It will not accept NAMED special characters such as
(ampersand)cup;

It will accept NUMERICAL special characters such as
(ampersand)#8746;

How do I get FireMath to use NUMERICAL references to special characters rather than NAMED references to special characters?
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Re: Special Characters

Postby firemath » Sun Nov 15, 2009 19:34 UTC

Unfortunately, Firemath does not support the substitution of named entities by the corresponding numerical ones.

In your document you might include entity definitions like those at
http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml-symbol.ent

or those mentioned at
http://www.w3.org/TR/MathML2/chapter6.h ... ity.tables
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Re: Special Characters

Postby stevenzenith » Thu Jun 24, 2010 00:14 UTC

Ah, but what if one is not using a DTD but is using XML Schema? Is there a way to include these entities in a schema?
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