[texhax] Unicode Replacement Character in Standard TeX

Lars Madsen daleif at math.au.dk
Fri Jan 16 13:08:34 CET 2015

erh, that is just a horribly old version of Scotr Parkins std symbol list. The version you cite is from 2003, the latest on TeXLive 

The list has nothing to do with Microsoft

/Lars Madsen
Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
Mere info: http://au.dk/daleif@imf / More information: http://au.dk/en/daleif@imf

From: texhax [texhax-bounces at tug.org] on behalf of Philip Taylor [P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk]
Sent: 16 January 2015 12:20
To: Douglas McKenna; texhax at tug.org
Subject: Re: [texhax] Unicode Replacement Character in Standard TeX

Incidentally, I should publicly acknowledge that my solution was based
on the invaluable resource archived by Microsoft at :


A slightly more elegant solution (less redundancy) follows.

Philip Taylor
\documentclass [a4paper]{minimal}
\usepackage [dvipsnames]{xcolor}
\usepackage {amssymb}

\font \cmr = cmr7
\def \missing {$\blacklozenge \llap {\hbox {\textcolor {white} {\cmr
?}\kern 0,1333 em}}$}


\missing \missing \missing

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