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Re: Using \[Breve] as a substitute for underscore

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  • Subject: [mg91074] Re: Using \[Breve] as a substitute for underscore
  • From: "Kevin J. McCann" <Kevin.McCann at umbc.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 5 Aug 2008 04:03:33 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: University System of Maryland
  • References: <g73u00$ng4$1@smc.vnet.net> <g76arh$dh2$1@smc.vnet.net>

I am not sure if this is what you want, but I routinely use primed 
characters by Symbolizing (character)_superscript_esc'esc

In which the superscript is the usual ctl-^. This actually makes a nice 
large prime. Here is A':


\!\(\*SuperscriptBox["A", "\[Prime]"]\)

Kevin


David Park wrote:
> Thanks Carlos for bringing LetterSpace to our attention. It shows that WRI
> can add some extra characters if they wish.
> 
> I am still eagerly awaiting the day when WRI will similarly supply us with
> 'PrimeCharacter' and 'DoublePrimeCharacter' that display at the correct
> height and don't sit on the floor. Then users will easily be able to use
> some of the most common notation in math books.
> 
> --
> David Park
> djmpark at comcast.net
> http://home.comcast.net/~djmpark/
> 
> 
> "Cca" <cca at gregosetroianos.mat.br> wrote in message
> news:g73u00$ng4$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>> Steven,
>>
>> One of the new small things in Mathematica 6 (so it seems) is the
>> non-printing character \[LetterSpace]. The alias is Esc_Esc (Esc
>> underscore Esc).
>>
>> Try this (on diferent Input cells):
>>
>> x\[LetterSpace]y
>>
>> x\[LetterSpace]y//Head
>>
>> x\[LetterSpace]y=1
>>
>> x\[LetterSpace]y+1
>>
>> Clear[x\[LetterSpace]y]
>>
>> Hope this might help you in some way.
>>
>> Carlos C=E9sar de Ara=FAjo
>> Gregos & Troianos Educacional
>> http://www.gregosetroianos.mat.br
>> MSN: cca_gregosetroianos at hotmail.com
>> Belo Horizonte, MG, Brasil
>> (31) 3283-1122
>>
>>
> 
> 


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