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in math editor, how do I escape keywords ?

asked 2019-08-13 09:14:28 +0200

JN gravatar image

updated 2019-08-13 09:35:10 +0200

In math markup, I'd like to write something like:

%alpha ^{sup} + %alpha ^ {inf}

Obviously this does not work because "sup" is a keyword. Escaping it with double quotes makes the rendering different (literal) , and even with the "ital" keyword in front of it, the result is not conclusive. Is there a way to tell math that the following text is literal but still a symbol?

By the way, writing "sup in the graphical editor seems to work until you try to reedit the formula, which is kind of tricky.

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What you write here isn't mathml.

Mike Kaganski gravatar imageMike Kaganski ( 2019-08-13 09:23:52 +0200 )edit

Ah, sorry, this is LO math markup. Will edit the question.

JN gravatar imageJN ( 2019-08-13 09:30:06 +0200 )edit

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answered 2019-08-13 10:00:48 +0200

A workaround is using uoper:

%alpha ^{uoper sup {}} + %alpha ^ {inf}
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That works!

JN gravatar imageJN ( 2019-08-13 11:08:21 +0200 )edit

%alpha ^{ital "sup"} + %alpha ^{ital "inf"}

Opaque gravatar imageOpaque ( 2019-08-13 12:56:13 +0200 )edit
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