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Bug 35498 - Add stix font for mathjax
 Summary: Add stix font for mathjax
 Status: Product: RESOLVED WONTFIX MediaWiki extensions Unclassified Component: Math (Other open bugs) unspecified All All Low enhancement with 1 vote (vote) --- Nobody - You can work on this! 31406 make-mathjax-default Show dependency tree / graph

 Reported: 2012-03-26 18:43 UTC by Derk-Jan Hartman 2014-03-24 19:11 UTC (History) 5 users (show) erwin fred.wang mal.malego peter.krautzberger physik --- --- ---

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 Derk-Jan Hartman 2012-03-26 18:43:21 UTC We should add that Stix font MathJax always seems to use. Perhaps it can be piggy back on webfonts extension ? Otherwise manually install them I guess. Brion Vibber 2012-03-26 20:08:37 UTC The webfonts are present and already managed by the extension. (What we didn't include are the so-called "image fonts", which is a butt-ton of PNG images at fixed sizes.) Right now it's set to default to the Tex web fonts; I'm not sure whether/what benefit there is to using the Stix web fonts instead/in addition. Derk-Jan Hartman 2012-04-01 11:53:57 UTC The TeX webfonts seem present yes, but it does not seem the StiX fonts are installed. I believe MathJax does not provide them by default as webfonts, because they are rather large and take a lot of time to download. nageh 2012-04-18 12:16:22 UTC Right, STIX fonts are currently not available as webfonts. What I have done is to take STIX fonts when they are available locally, and fall back to TeX fonts when they are not. See change: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User%3ANageh%2FmathJax.js&diff=485010389&oldid=484594591 The benefit of the STIX font set seems that it's a bit nicer than the TeX fonts. Also, it is the only font that works with the MathML output mode. Erwin Dokter 2012-09-06 20:54:23 UTC +1 for STIX fonts, eiher when locally installed, but preferably as webfonts. Peter Krautzberger 2013-03-06 23:20:22 UTC MathJax is working with the STIX group to create webfonts versions of the STIX fonts. In particular, MathJax will get an option to use them. Gerrit Notification Bot 2013-05-19 16:24:57 UTC Related URL: https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/64527 (Gerrit Change I18d9ad32ef011ef8a361ed0c6b54e3c62a234491) Gerrit Notification Bot 2013-09-08 13:59:06 UTC Change 64527 abandoned by TheDJ: Math: Add the font selector to MathJax menu Reason: Dropping this change, i'm not a big fan of it myself. People who want stix fonts should figure out how to do that on their own. https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/64527

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