Re: Greek-Letter Bug? Replacing Print

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg64523] Re: Greek-Letter Bug? Replacing Print*From*: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>*Date*: Mon, 20 Feb 2006 06:30:03 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: The University of Western Australia*References*: <dt9j5h$gp5$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <dt9j5h$gp5$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Shyam Guthikonda <shyamguth at gmail.com> wrote: > Try this: > > 1. Create a new cell, print something with Print[]. > 2. In the same cell, above the Print call, create a Greek letter using: > \[Alpha] > > The Print is replaced now by Alpha[]. Indeed it is -- most weird. If you do esc-a-esc to input the Alpha, it does not happen. > I fail to see the purpose of this, so I am thinking it may be a bug? > I have tried this with Alpha, Omega, Beta... strange. It only seems to be replacing Print. When I do \[Beta] it does not happen, but \[Gamma] and \[Omega] does (on my Powerbook under 5.2). Cheers, Paul _______________________________________________________________________ Paul Abbott Phone: 61 8 6488 2734 School of Physics, M013 Fax: +61 8 6488 1014 The University of Western Australia (CRICOS Provider No 00126G) AUSTRALIA http://physics.uwa.edu.au/~paul