special_symbols

MagicPlot supports any Unicode symbols, including Greek letters and many special symbols.

The help on inserting Greek letters and special symbols is also available in `Help`

menu.

To insert Greek letter type `Ctrl+G`

(`Command G`

on Mac OS) and then type Latin letter mentioned in the table below.

Greek Letter Name | Greek Symbol | On Keyboard (Ctrl+G, then) |
---|---|---|

Alpha | Α α | A a |

Beta | Β β | B b |

Gamma | Γ γ | G g |

Delta | Δ δ | D d |

Epsilon | Ε ε | E e |

Zeta | Ζ ζ | Z z |

Eta | Η η | H h |

Theta | Θ θ | Q q |

Theta (alt.) | ϑ | J |

Iota | Ι ι | I i |

Kappa | Κ κ | K k |

Lambda | Λ λ | L l |

Mu | Μ μ | M m |

Nu | Ν ν | N n |

Xi | Ξ ξ | X x |

Omicron | Ο ο | O o |

Pi | Π π | P p |

Rho | Ρ ρ | R r |

Sigma | Σ σ | S s |

Tau | Τ τ | T t |

Upsilon | Υ υ | U u |

Phi | Φ φ | F f |

Phi (alt.) | ϕ | j |

Chi | Χ χ | C c |

Psi | Ψ ψ | Y y |

Omega | Ω ω | W w |

To insert math symbol type `Ctrl+M`

(`Command M`

on Mac OS) and then type symbol mentioned in the table below.

Symbol name | Symbol | On Keyboard (Ctrl+M, then) |
---|---|---|

Multiplication sign | × | * or x |

Middle dot (multiplication) | · | . (dot) |

Division slash | ∕ | / |

Minus sign | − | - |

Plus-minus sign | ± | + |

Minus-plus sign | ∓ | = |

Not equal | ≠ | n |

Infinity | ∞ | 8 |

To see the full list of shortcuts select `Help → Insert Greek Letters and Math`

menu item.

To insert the following special characters, simply type character sequences, as shown in the table below. Character sequences will be replaced with special characters when you exit the edit mode (but only if selected font contains required symbols).

You can disable auto replacing in Typography tab of MagicPlot Preferences.

Symbol name | Symbol | Char sequence |
---|---|---|

Em dash | — | `---` |

En dash | – | `--` |

Ellipsis | … | `...` |

Much less than | ≪ | `<<` |

Much greater than | ≫ | `>>` |

Less than or equal to | ≤ | `<=` |

Greater than or equal to | ≥ | `>=` |

Plus-minus sign | ± | `+/-` |

Minus-plus sign | ∓ | `-/+` |

MagicPlot shows in status bar the Unicode code point of character highlighted in text label. To view code point select exactly one character in text label in Figure of Fit Plot.

special_symbols.txt · Last modified: Sun Nov 8 12:21:24 2015 (external edit)

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