# [scribus] Greek symbols

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Nov 4 16:06:03 CET 2010

On Monday 01 November 2010 18:51:02 Ehud Kaplan wrote:
> How do I insert Greek letters into text frames?  I tried all the
> obvious things, but none worked.
> Also, how about mathematical equations?  Do I have to use render
> frames for that?
> Thanks
>
> EK
>
>
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For formulas I recommend the TeX exit via Render Frames.  That
software has been under development since the 1970's, with math
formulae as a point of emphasis.

The Greek letters used in mathematics should be accessible
through TeX also in math mode, such as \alpha, \beta, \gamma etc. for
lower case and 11 characters in upper case such as \Gamma \Delta etc.

See any book on TeX or LaTeX for details of math mode. The Render
Frames exit uses LaTeX but math formulae are common across all the
forms of TeX.  Using TeX you can create either a stand-alone formula
or one in-line with other text.
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