Re: Re: Typing special symbols in text mode?

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg65457] Re: [mg65452] Re: [mg65442] Typing special symbols in text mode?*From*: "Carl K. Woll" <carlw at wolfram.com>*Date*: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 06:59:21 -0400 (EDT)*References*: <200604011039.FAA07331@smc.vnet.net> <200604020900.FAA01627@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

ggroup at sarj.ca wrote: > Hello Rex, > > On Saturday, April 1, 2006 at 5:39 AM, Rex Eastbourne wrote: > > >>I'm writing a problem set and would like to use special mathematical >>notation such as vector arrows, the special R for reals, subscripts and >>superscripts, and so on (both in equations and in English regular text >>comments). This would be easy to do in LaTeX, but can it be done in >>Mathematica? > > > Absolutely. > > Using Keyboard Shortcuts: > > Vector Arrows: > <symbol> <Ctrl-7> <Escape> vec <Escape> <Ctrl-Space> > > Double-Struck R: > <Escape> dsR <Escape> > > Subscripts: > <symbol> <Ctrl-_> <subscript expression> <Ctrl-Space> > > Superscripts: > <symbol> <Ctrl-6> <superscript expression> <Ctrl-Space> > > Unfortunately, I have not yet found what (if any) keyboard shortcut > can be used when a symbol has both a subscript and a superscript. The > correct formatting can be obtained through pallets (BasicTypesetting), > but the keyboard equivalent doesn't appear for that situation. > In your notation subscript+superscript can be entered as: <symbol> <Ctrl-_> <subscript expression> <Ctrl-5> <superscript expression> <Ctrl-Space> > Alternatively, use the various pallets to help you (access them > through File->Pallets. For what you asked, take a look at the > BasicTypesetting, BasicInput, and CompleteCharacters pallets. > > Often, the pallets will show you the equivalent keyboard form (if > available) that you can use instead. > > > > Carl Woll Wolfram Research

**References**:**Typing special symbols in text mode?***From:*"Rex Eastbourne" <rex.eastbourne@gmail.com>

**Re: Typing special symbols in text mode?***From:*ggroup@sarj.ca