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

Amanda Kepley wrote:
>
> Hi all,
>
> 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)?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Amanda
>
> --
> Amanda Kepley
>

no problem try the tex_to_idl package

http://astron.berkeley.edu/~marc/idlshare/general/TeXtoIDL/

regards

Reimar
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Reimar Bauer

Institut fuer Stratosphaerische Chemie (ICG-1)
Forschungszentrum Juelich
email: R.Bauer@fz-juelich.de
http://www.fz-juelich.de/icg/icg1/
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