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Displaying Mathematical Characters in Eclipse

 
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Hi Guys,

I have a simple questions. Basically I want to display some mathematical symbols on the eclipse console output. The unicode string literal is '\u2249'. I am displaying other symbols in the same way, but this one comes up as a question mark '?'. So why does it do this? Is the terminal console using a different font? Is the font there but the glyph doesn't exist? In either case, how do I correct the issue?

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Jaz
 
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I tried with this snippet


and I get the complete output only if I use monospaced font. Others show squares/questionmarks on all or just on some chars.
 
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One of these tips will hopefully help you..

 
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Hi guys,

Thanks that was very useful info!.

Martin what font are you specifically using? I'm on a mac and using monaco. I've looked up the glyphs using fontbook and I cant find the glyph for unicode '/u2249' in the monaco font pack. What font would support this?

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Jaz
 
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