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Re: Mathematical character sets

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  • Subject: [mg47384] Re: [mg47332] Mathematical character sets
  • From: Selwyn Hollis <sh2.7183 at>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2004 03:16:48 -0400 (EDT)
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Hello Herr Benkert,

You might find this useful:

Selwyn Hollis
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On Apr 5, 2004, at 5:23 AM, Dirk Benkert wrote:

> Hello NG,
> While googling for a quick and easy mathematical referrence character
> table, I ended up with ISO tables for HTML use (e.g.  like this
> ). But 
> it
> is far from what I was looking for.
> I'm currently working on a book about computer statistics and do my
> notes on my laptop. The problem is - I can't type in special characters
> like 'median' (tilde over x) or greek characters like 'alpha' into my
> text editor.
> Is there a way to store characters like this in a plain text document 
> on
> a computer? And if so, are there some character referrence tables on 
> the
> internet, where one can simply copy/paste these sets, since they are 
> not
> on the keyboard?
> Many thanks for suggestions.
> Regards,
> Dirk

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