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Percent symbol still lacking

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  • Subject: [mg81662] Percent symbol still lacking
  • From: Cca <cca at gregosetroianos.mat.br>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 04:41:41 -0400 (EDT)
  • Reply-to: Cca <cca at gregosetroianos.mat.br>


We all have seem many enhancements in Mathematica 6 -- from small to large ones. In the "small" area, for example,  we now have NumberPoint at ALL levels (allowing the use o commas as a decimal point!), ImplicitPlus for mixed fractions and RawPercent a little embellished in TraditionalForm. 

However, it is curious that we still do not have a proper percent sign as a unit multiplier! I mean, an stylished "%" that returns 1/100 -- or a Percent symbol with this numerical value and which is printed as %. We need something like this as much as we need LongEqual as opposed to RawEqual. Meanwhile, I'll continue to use

InterpretationBox["%", 1/100, SelectWithContents -> True]

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Carlos César de Araújo
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