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Re: Formatting Text

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  • Subject: [mg6068] Re: [mg6053] Formatting Text
  • From: Mario Sancho Graca <M.S.Graca at>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Feb 1997 22:02:50 -0500
  • Organization: University of Warwick
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Mr D R Gautam wrote:
> I am using Mathematica 2.2 and I'm trying to find the charactercodes for
> the greek alphabet as well as the codes for integrals signs and summation
> signs. If these exist like in version 3, what are the codes and how can I
> display them within Mathematica using the Print command.
> I'm having trouble reading your newsgroup at the moment so I would be
> really grateful if anyone who knows the answers to these questions could
> e-mail be back at d.r.gautam at
> Thank You,
>         Davinder Gautam

Versions of Mathematica prior to 3.0 do not support mathematical and
typographical characters. This has been a major change in 3.0, wich
supports the standards ASCII, ISO Latin-1 and Unicode, all of them
readily accessed from the keyboard or front end pallettes.

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Mario Sancho Graca
University of Warwick
Department of Engineering
Coventry CV4 7AL
United Kingdom

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