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Re: Special characters

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  • Subject: [mg15529] Re: Special characters
  • From: dreissBLOOP at (David Reiss)
  • Date: Mon, 18 Jan 1999 23:47:28 -0500
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  • References: <77v2i9$>
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In article <77v2i9$kk9 at>, Harry flynn
<harry.f at> wrote:

> Can anyone tell me if if is possible to input x "double dot" and theta
> "doubledot" (i.e. with the two dots over the letter) in Mathematica.
> This seems sraightforward when the letter is a, o or u but I cannot find
> a way for the letters previously mentioned. Thankyou,
> Harry Flynn

You can use the BasicTypesetting.nb Palette to do this. But for the
particular cases that you are asking about:

x double dot:   OverDot[x, 2]

theta double dot:  OverDot[\[Theta], 2]


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