[OS X TeX] Apothecary Symbols

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Tue Aug 23 21:20:52 CEST 2005

Am 23.08.2005 um 21:06 schrieb d.krebs at mac.com:

> Dear List
> This may be off-topic. I'm looking for some of the apothecary symbols 
> shown e.g. on the following site:
> http://wehner.org/addison/weights/index.htm
> I'm specially looking for the pound, ounce and drachm-symbols. The 
> "symbols-a4.pdf" doesn't show any of them, pound and ounce could be 
> retrieved as unicode-symbols.

You can look through Character Palette ... or into the file 
UnicodeData.txt in any recent kermit distribution.

SCRUPLE is at U+2108
OUNCE SIGN is at U+2125
L B BAR SYMBOL at U+2114 is the pound

The Letterlike Symbols are very amusing ... it even has a RECIPE (f)or 

Mit friedvollen Grüßen


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