Please, a new nu!

please, a "new" nu!

I suppose I should be complaining to the vBulletin folks!

The glyph for the escape coding "& nu ;" (scrunched together!) is just a lower case v. If I am writing math expressions with both an ordinary velocity and a frequency term, this makes for ambiguity.

I guess I can use smilie "[ nu ]" (scrunched together!), but these tend to appear above the text line.

TFYP!

a "& nu ;" and a "v":
abcνdef...stuvwxyz
---> -------->

a smilie "nu":
abc[nu]def
--->
 

Hurkyl

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Nah, you need to complain to the people who created the fonts.

The times new roman font is easily the best font for greek letters. To use it, type

<font=times new roman> text </font>

but use square brackets [] instead of angle brackets <>

Rewriting your post encapslated in this font tag will yield:


I suppose I should be complaining to the vBulletin folks!

The glyph for the escape coding "& nu ;" (scrunched together!) is just a lower case v. If I am writing math expressions with both an ordinary velocity and a frequency term, this makes for ambiguity.

I guess I can use smilie "[ nu ]" (scrunched together!), but these tend to appear above the text line.

TFYP!

a "& nu ;" and a "v":
abc&nu;def...stuvwxyz
---> -------->

a smilie "nu":
abc[nu]def
--->


If this is too small, then also wrap it in <size=3> </size> tags.
 
Hmm!

&nu;'/&nu; = (c + v).5/(c - v).5

Gee! That's neat!

TFYH!
 

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You can also use the "symbol" font.

<font=symbol>n</font>

again, with [] instead of <>.

You'll get: n
 
Oh, yes! I couldn't remember that font name. That has all kinds of good stuff, including cards pips: §¨©ª, very useful when discussing probability examples.
 

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Unfortunately, the symbol font is a little less universal; the four symbols you posted don't look anything like card suits, and the 'nu' that tom posted looks like an 'n'.
 
Yikes! There oughta be a law!
 

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