Re: slashed zero in HTML code listings?

Subject: Re: slashed zero in HTML code listings?
From: Gary Schnabl <gSchnabl -at- LivernoisYards -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2009 23:30:23 -0400

Robert Lauriston wrote:
> One thing I've always wanted to do that I've never managed to achieve
> was to use a slashed zero in code listings in HTML and HTML-based
> online help.
> The only monofont generally available is Courier New, and it doesn't
> have that character.
> So far as I can find, there's no HTML entity for it, which makes
> sense: it's not a special character, it's just the way the zero is
> designed in some fonts.
> You can do 0&#x0338; to overlay a zero with a slash, but that looks
> crappy, and doesn't seem to work within <code></code> or <pre></pre>
> tags.
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Install Inconsolata
<>. Specify this
typeface first in the font-family selector in your CSS file. Hopefully,
some systems will have it installed.



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