[Ipe-discuss] cmss for math symbols

Johan Ingvast ingvast at md.kth.se
Wed Jul 19 14:37:01 CEST 2006

Alexander Wolff wrote:
> hi!
> for my slides i would like to use the text font (cmss) suggested in
> presentation.xml also for my math formulas (in italics).  i used the
> following lines in my style sheet:
> <preamble>
> \renewcommand\rmdefault{cmss}
> \DeclareSymbolFont{operators}{OT1}{cmss}{m}{n}
> \DeclareSymbolFont{letters}  {OT1}{cmss}{m}{it}
> \DeclareSymbolFont{bold}     {OT1}{cmss}{bx}{n}
> \DeclareSymbolFont{italic}   {OT1}{cmss}{m}{it}
> </preamble>
> this basically works, but some characters seem to be encoded
> differently.  e.g. if i write a comma (,) i get a semicolon (;),
> if i write a perion (.) i get a colon (:).
> is there someone with experience in latex font selection who could help me?
There must be something wrong with your latex installation. For me it works just 
as I expect. Have a look at the attached ipe document.
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