Add stix font for mathjax
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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.

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TheDJ created this task.Mar 26 2012, 6:43 PM
brion added a comment.Mar 26 2012, 8:08 PM

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.

TheDJ added a comment.Apr 1 2012, 11:53 AM

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.

mal.malego wrote:

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:

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.

+1 for STIX fonts, eiher when locally installed, but preferably as webfonts.

Pkra added a comment.Mar 6 2013, 11:20 PM

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.

Related URL: (Gerrit Change I18d9ad32ef011ef8a361ed0c6b54e3c62a234491)

Change 64527 abandoned by TheDJ:
Math: Add the font selector to MathJax menu

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.

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