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Re: Special Characters

Post by 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?

Re: Special Characters

Post by 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

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

Special Characters

Post by 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

It will accept NUMERICAL special characters such as

How do I get FireMath to use NUMERICAL references to special characters rather than NAMED references to special characters?