Re: entering stuff using escape

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg20541] Re: entering stuff using escape*From*: paul <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>*Date*: Sat, 30 Oct 1999 00:13:57 -0400*Organization*: University of Western Australia*References*: <7v3bbf$5t1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

psalzman at landau.ucdavis.edu wrote: > i've been really getting into entering stuff using the escape key. i've > found that esc-a-esc give an alpha, for instance. > > i can enter all the greek letters, hbar, I and some other things. > > i'd like to use this for EVERYTHING, since it's faster than using a palette. > > how can i find a list of all the escape key sequences (like for the fraction > bar and exponentiate palette key?) If you open the CompleteCharacters.nb palette and select a character you will see the short and long form in the StatusArea. For the complete list of short-cuts, have a look at UniCodeCharacters.tr. Among the more interesting examples you'll see things like \[KlingonA]. Cheers, Paul ____________________________________________________________________ Paul Abbott Phone: +61-8-9380-2734 Department of Physics Fax: +61-8-9380-1014 The University of Western Australia Nedlands WA 6907 mailto:paul at physics.uwa.edu.au AUSTRALIA http://physics.uwa.edu.au/~paul God IS a weakly left-handed dice player ____________________________________________________________________