Re: Greek-Letter Bug? Replacing Print

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg64567] Re: Greek-Letter Bug? Replacing Print*From*: albert <awnl at arcor.de>*Date*: Wed, 22 Feb 2006 05:59:04 -0500 (EST)*References*: <dt9j5h$gp5$1@smc.vnet.net> <dte1ps$ran$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

David Bailey wrote: > Shyam Guthikonda 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[]. 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. >> >> Thanks, >> _Shyam >> > Using 5.2 on Windows XP I can't reproduce this - are you sure there are > not some more details? I can reproduce it with 5.1 on Linux. It happens also with: \[Beta] xxxx[] so it looks like it replaces any function-name that has as many letters as the greek letter you insert above. interesting feature :-) albert