Re: What if the symbol doesn't exist?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg32326] Re: What if the symbol doesn't exist?*From*: "Allan Hayes" <hay at haystack.demon.co.uk>*Date*: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 02:30:02 -0500 (EST)*References*: <a1qs0c$9ep$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Vinh, Script E The symbols available are given in the palette menu> File > Palettes > 9 CompleteCharacters. Script E is in Letters>Script You can copy it into your notebook by clicking on it; also, when the curser over it you will see two ways of typing it in given in the bottom bar of the patette window: esc scE esc, and \[ScriptCapitalE]. Making Subscript[x,y] into a symbol I'll do a little more. << Utilities`Notation` A panel will appear. Use this to construct Symbolize[< 2D form of Subscript[x,_]>] For information about this technique look up in the Help Browser, Add-ons > Extras > Utilities > Notation Package -- Allan --------------------- Allan Hayes Mathematica Training and Consulting Leicester UK www.haystack.demon.co.uk hay at haystack.demon.co.uk Voice: +44 (0)116 271 4198 Fax: +44 (0)870 164 0565 "Vinh N. Pham" <software_mail at netzero.net> wrote in message news:a1qs0c$9ep$1 at smc.vnet.net... > Hi, > I'm trying to use a symbol (the script E, not capital E) but I can't > find it anywhere on on the list of symbols. I guess that it doesn't exist > as defaults in Mathematica 4. Are there any ways I can install new symbols? > On a separate issue, are there any ways I can I can use a variable with > subscript? For example x with subscript y mean one variable not > Subscript[x,y] > > Thanks, > > Vinh > >