[NTG-context] lb bar/Unicode 2114 symbol

Peter Rolf indiego at gmx.net
Tue May 2 11:58:27 CEST 2006


Johannes Graumann wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I'm using the following encoding commands
> 
> \usetypescript[modern-base][texnansi]
> \setupbodyfont[12pt,modern]
> 
> and was wondering whether someone knows an elegant way to get the pound
> sign 'lb bar' (unicode #2114, html ℔).
> 
> My current hack looks like this:
> 
> \def\lbbar%
>   {%
>     \raise.28em\hbox{--}%
>     \kern-.535eml%
>     \kern-.1emb%
>   }
> 
> but I'm underwhelmed by the thinness of the bar ...
>
    \hbox{\smash[w]{\raise.545em\hbox{\blackrule[width=.45em,height=.6pt]}}%
\kern-.035eml%
\kern-.075emb}%

still needs some fiddling ;)

Greets, Peter


> Thanks for any insights,
> 
> Joh
> 
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