Ship's tough old bird
To write a Greek letter, first type &, then the name of the letter, then ;. Do not leave any spaces between these three elements.
Here are examples, with spaces left between so you can see how it looks.
& alpha ;
& beta ;
For capital letters, write the first letter of the name in capital letters.
& Alpha ;
& Beta ;
For final sigma write sigmaf
& sigmaf ;
If you want to post in Hebrew, a table of HTML codes can be found on Wikipedia
quote:If you want to practice writing Greek or Hebrew, use the practice thread in the Styx.
They are not very user friendly, but you can cut and paste from the table into a message. It seems that you can insert the letters in 'English' order left to right and they are then rendered right to left. Each Hebrew character is represented by a group which begins with an ampersand (&) and ends with a semicolon
So & #64299;& #1500;& #1501; gives שׂלם
(I've inserted spaces between & and # in each case to stop the codes being rendered into Hebrew)
See you later, alligator.
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