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MagicPlot provides accurate typography in text labels and axes labels. You may toggle some features in 'Typography' tab of MagicPlot Preferences. | MagicPlot provides accurate typography in text labels and axes labels. You may toggle some features in 'Typography' tab of MagicPlot Preferences. | ||

- | {{:prefs-typogr.png|Typography tab in MagicPlot Preferences window}} | + | {{:prefs-typogr.png?nolink|Typography tab in MagicPlot Preferences window}} |

===== Ligatures Support ===== | ===== Ligatures Support ===== | ||

MagicPlot supports Latin [[wp>Typographic_ligature|ligatures]] in text labels. If you type 'fi', 'fl', etc., those symbols will be shown with ligature glyphs when you exit edit mode. | MagicPlot supports Latin [[wp>Typographic_ligature|ligatures]] in text labels. If you type 'fi', 'fl', etc., those symbols will be shown with ligature glyphs when you exit edit mode. | ||

- | | {{:ligatures1.png|}} | Edit mode | | + | | {{:ligatures1.png?nolink|}} | Edit mode | |

- | | {{:ligatures2.png|}} | Result | | + | | {{:ligatures2.png?nolink|}} | Result | |

- | MagicPlot supports the following ligatures: | + | MagicPlot supports at least the following ligatures: |

* ''fi'', ''fl'' | * ''fi'', ''fl'' | ||

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Various minus-like characters are used in different cases and have different height and length. The height and length of minus sign are equal to those of plus sign and correspond to the size of digits in the font. Here is a comparison of these characters: | Various minus-like characters are used in different cases and have different height and length. The height and length of minus sign are equal to those of plus sign and correspond to the size of digits in the font. Here is a comparison of these characters: | ||

- | {{:minuses.png|Plus and minus signs}} | + | {{:minuses.png?nolink|Plus and minus signs}} |

When you edit some text, keyboard minus key enters hyphen-minus character. The correct minus character can be typed in text label by pressing ''Ctrl+M, -'', see [[http://magicplot.com/wiki/special_symbols#inserting_special_symbols_in_text_label|Inserting Special Symbols]] for details. | When you edit some text, keyboard minus key enters hyphen-minus character. The correct minus character can be typed in text label by pressing ''Ctrl+M, -'', see [[http://magicplot.com/wiki/special_symbols#inserting_special_symbols_in_text_label|Inserting Special Symbols]] for details. | ||

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In different languages, multiplication signs differ. In most cases you have to use either '·' or '×' sign. You also can specify any special character or character sequence, for example enter spaces before and after multiplication signs. | In different languages, multiplication signs differ. In most cases you have to use either '·' or '×' sign. You also can specify any special character or character sequence, for example enter spaces before and after multiplication signs. | ||

- | | {{:mult-chars-num.png|}} | [[wp>Multiplication_sign|Multiplication sign]] \\ Correct [[wp>Plus_and_minus_signs|minus sign]] | | + | | {{:mult-chars-num.png?nolink|}} | [[wp>Multiplication_sign|Multiplication sign]] \\ Correct [[wp>Plus_and_minus_signs|minus sign]] | |

- | | {{:dot-chars-num.png|}} | [[wp>Middle_dot|Middle dot]] \\ Correct minus sign | | + | | {{:dot-chars-num.png?nolink|}} | [[wp>Middle_dot|Middle dot]] \\ Correct minus sign | |

- | | {{:simple-chars-num.png|}} | Simplified typography: \\ Latin letter 'x' \\ [[wp>Hyphen-minus|hyphen-minus]] instead of minus | | + | | {{:simple-chars-num.png?nolink|}} | Simplified typography: \\ Latin letter 'x' \\ [[wp>Hyphen-minus|hyphen-minus]] instead of minus | |

===== See Also ===== | ===== See Also ===== | ||

* [[special_symbols]] | * [[special_symbols]] |

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