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Text::MathematicalCase - convert to/from mathematical case

use Text::MathematicalCase; # just mc say mc "Hello World" :serif:bold; # 𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝 use Text::MathematicalCase :all; # mc lc uc adverbs say uc "𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝"; # 𝐇𝐄𝐋𝐋𝐎 𝐖𝐎𝐑𝐋𝐃

Text::MathematicalCase is module that exports an `mc`

subroutine that implements converting to/from "mathematical case". Just like you can have UPPERCASE or lowercase, you can also have 𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐦𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐚𝐬𝐞.

"Mathematical case" is basically text expressed in the alphanumeric symbols of the Mathematical Alphanumeric Symbols unicode block. In it, several styles are supported:

serif: serif, 𝐬𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐟 𝐛𝐨𝐥𝐝, 𝑠𝑒𝑟𝑖𝑓 𝑖𝑡𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑐, 𝒔𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒇 𝒃𝒐𝒍𝒅 𝒊𝒕𝒂𝒍𝒊𝒄

sans-serif: 𝗌𝖺𝗇𝗌-𝗌𝖾𝗋𝗂𝖿, 𝘀𝗮𝗻𝘀-𝘀𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗳 𝗯𝗼𝗹𝗱, 𝘴𝘢𝘯𝘴-𝘴𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘧 𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘤, 𝙨𝙖𝙣𝙨-𝙨𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙛 𝙗𝙤𝙡𝙙 𝙞𝙩𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙘

script: 𝓈𝒸𝓇𝒾𝓅𝓉, 𝓼𝓬𝓻𝓲𝓹𝓽 𝓫𝓸𝓵𝓭

fraktur: 𝔣𝔯𝔞𝔨𝔱𝔲𝔯, 𝖋𝖗𝖆𝖐𝖙𝖚𝖗 𝖇𝖔𝖑𝖉

monospace: 𝚖𝚘𝚗𝚘𝚜𝚙𝚊𝚌𝚎

double-struck: 𝕕𝕠𝕦𝕓𝕝𝕖-𝕤𝕥𝕣𝕦𝕔𝕜

It optionally also exports an `lc`

and/or a `uc`

subroutine (that perform the same function as the standard `lc`

and `uc`

subroutines, but are aware of mathematical case characters). And it optionally exports an `adverbs`

subroutine that lists all the possible combinations of adverbs that can be passed on to the `mc`

subroutine.

This distribution also installs a `mc`

script for easy access to the mathematical case functionality.

```
say mc "Hello World" :serif:bold; # 𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝
```

Convert a string to mathematical case with the given adverbs.

```
use Text::MathematicalCase <lc>;
say lc "𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝"; # 𝐡𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨 𝐰𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝
```

Convert a string to lowercase taking mathematical case into account as well.

```
use Text::MathematicalCase <uc>;
say uc "𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐨 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐥𝐝"; # 𝐇𝐄𝐋𝐋𝐎 𝐖𝐎𝐑𝐋𝐃
```

Convert a string to uppercase taking mathematical case into account as well.

```
use Text::MathematicalCase <adverbs>;
.say for adverbs;
# :double-struck
# :fraktur
# :fraktur:bold
# :monospace
# :sans-serif
# :sans-serif:bold
# :sans-serif:bold:italic
# :sans-serif:italic
# :script
# :script:bold
# :serif
# :serif:bold
# :serif:bold:italic
# :serif:italic
```

```
$ mc "Hello World" --double-struck
ℍ𝕖𝕝𝕝𝕠 𝕎𝕠𝕣𝕝𝕕
$ mc --double-struck < file-with-text
ℂ𝕠𝕟𝕥𝕖𝕟𝕥 𝕠𝕗 𝕗𝕚𝕝𝕖-𝕨𝕚𝕥𝕙-𝕥𝕖𝕩𝕥
```

The `mc`

script either takes a string, or reads from `STDIN`

and performs the mathematical case transformation as indicated by its named arguments.

See also the App::Unicode::Mangle module for a different approach to this type of functionality.

Elizabeth Mattijsen [email protected]

Source can be located at: https://github.com/lizmat/Text-MathematicalCase . Comments and Pull Requests are welcome.

Copyright 2020 Elizabeth Mattijsen

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the Artistic License 2.0.