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Re: Unprotecting "I"

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg64827] Re: Unprotecting "I"
  • From: Chris Young <c1572young at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Mar 2006 03:18:45 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <du83rr$t12$1@smc.vnet.net> <dubj15$gdo$1@smc.vnet.net>
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On 2006-03-04 03:27:17 -0500, "Steve Luttrell" 
<steve_usenet at _removemefirst_luttrell.org.uk> said:

> There isn't a problem with the lowercase letters, because none of them 
> are reserved.
> 
> For uppercase letters there is a neat workaround if you are prepared to 
> use a different (but related) alphabet (e.g. Script). If you open up 
> the Complete Characters palette (i.e. File, Palettes, Complete 
> Characters) and then open the Letters, Script subset of buttons you 
> will see the Script alphabet. If you hover the mouse over a button then 
> you can see the short-cut in the bottom left hand of the palette. So 
> "esc s c I esc" (omit inverted commas) will give you a script I that is 
> independent of the plain I that is reserved.
> 
> Steve Luttrell

Thanks, this is probably a safer way to handle it then Uprotecting "I". 
I'll just have to make sure the font is accessible if I send the file 
to someone else.

Chris Young


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