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Re: how can I use greek letter and English letter in 1 cell

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  • Subject: [mg13136] Re: how can I use greek letter and English letter in 1 cell
  • From: "Allan Hayes" <hay at haystack.demon.cc.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Jul 1998 07:41:51 -0400
  • References: <6nkvk6$183@smc.vnet.net>
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Yang Lei wrote in message <6nkvk6$183 at smc.vnet.net>...
>Dear all:
>
>I'm a beginner in Mathematica. I want to use greek letter and English
>letter in one cell, but when I change the font to "symbol", the whole
>expression become symbol (a becomes alpha). Do you have any idea?
>
>Thanks
>
>

Yang Lei:

You can paste in alpha (and many more symbols) by using the palette from
menu Fil > Palettes > 5.CompleteCharacters

Note that ways to insert via the keyboard are often displayed at the
bottom bar of the panel when the cursor is over a symbol:

Esc a Esc
or
\[Alpha]

both give alpha

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