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Alpha symbol

by Nancy Groves / December 1, 2009 12:35 AM PST

I do medical/scientific writing and often need to use symbols, such as the Greek letters for alpha, beta, etc. I can't find a symbol for Alpha in the Pages special characters menu. Is there a way to find this symbol or create it with some sequence of keys?

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take a look at the System Preferences
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / December 1, 2009 3:30 AM PST
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International and find the Keyboard Character function.
From there you can use a number of key presses to produce the required character.


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by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / December 1, 2009 10:24 AM PST

System Preferences > International > Input Sources and check Show Keyboard & Character Viewer.
Also check Show in Menu bar.



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