# Re: Easy way to do superscripts, greek letters, etc.?

Amanda Kepley wrote:
> I'm migrating to IDL from Supermongo
> (http://www.astro.princeton.edu/~rhl/sm/) and was wondering if there was
> an easier way to get superscripts and greek letters than the cryptic !*
> escape sequences mentioned in David Fanning's book.
>
> I would really love it if I could just input TeX escape sequences like
> \phi (as in supermongo), but I don't know if that's even possible in
> IDL. I would settle for a some sort of character picker program. Does
> anyone know of program that would do this (or if it can be done in IDL)?

http://physweb.mnstate.edu/mcraig/TeXtoIDL/

Cheers,
Liam.
Practical IDL Programming
http://www.gumley.com/