[LON-CAPA-users] hints for inserting greek characters in simple web page

Laurie Iten liten at purdue.edu
Fri Mar 21 15:06:05 EDT 2014

I suggest that you use plain text and html entities for special greek and math characters. Here’s a good link to html entities.


On Mar 21, 2014, at 2:54 PM, lira at egr.msu.edu wrote:

> does anyone have tips to insert greek characters in a simple web page?
> I am using the Rich Formatting CKeditor to get the layout correct, but
> then I have to go back to plain text to insert a Greek character like
> α. The Greek characters don't appear in the special symbols
> template. Of course I have to search for the location to insert because
> the cursor location is lost when switching back and forth.
> (When I try to paste as plain text, it is inserted literally rather than
> as html code.)
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