[OS X TeX] need Mac cmd and apple symbols

Jonathan Kew jonathan at jfkew.plus.com
Wed Jan 13 22:23:34 CET 2010

On 13 Jan 2010, at 20:53, Ross Moore wrote:

> Hi Herb and Joe,
> On 14/01/2010, at 4:08 AM, Herbert Schulz wrote:
>> On Jan 13, 2010, at 8:54 AM, Joe Heafner wrote:
>>> How can I get the cmd key symbol (aka splat) and the little apple key symbol? I've looked through the master list of LaTeX symbols and couldn't find them.
> Many fonts have these.
> The cloverleaf is at Unicode point Ux02318 "Place of interest sign".
> Many other familiar symbols are in the "Miscellaneous Technical" block:
>  Ux02300 --> Ux023FF   (not all slots are used)
> A lot of fonts have an apple symbol at the end of the PUA (private use area)
> at position  Ux0F8FF .
> Mostly it is a filled apple, but some fonts have it in an outlined
> form. Use the "Characters" palette to see what you have here.

More specifically, many *Apple* fonts have this; non-Apple fonts typically don't.

Be careful with that Apple icon, though. It's a trademarked logo, so there are rules about how it may or may not be used.


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