[OS X TeX] @ symbol

Bruno Voisin bvoisin at mac.com
Thu Nov 23 19:51:57 EST 2006

Le 24 nov. 06 à 01:42, James Crippen a écrit :

> On 11/23/06, Jung-Tsung Shen <jushen at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I would like to ask a question about the @ symbol. Does someone know
>> how to make it look better? I was preparing some document using  
>> LaTeX.
>> Everything looked great, except this @ symbol in the email address.
> The simplest suggestion is to use a different font. Some fonts have
> very lousy commercial at symbols, or have have ones which are not
> consistent with other glyphs in the font.

A candidate is the dingbat font MarvoSym, for which a dedicated LaTeX  
package is included. See




depending on your setup.

However, even in this documentation file, you'll see that email  
adresses include the "@" sign from the current font (Times) instead  
of the "@" sign from the MarvoSym font.

Bruno Voisin

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