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


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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