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Problem displaying math symbols

  1. Mar 7, 2008 #1
    Anybody know how I can get my windows XP to display all math symbols? Sometimes instead of the correct symbol, my screen displays a small box. Thanks
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  3. Mar 7, 2008 #2
    You need to use the right font, I guess. Some fonts dont hold the according symbols. Match the font in the display settings against the one in the chartable which holds the nessesary symbols.
  4. Mar 7, 2008 #3


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    If you find out what font you are missing its usually available to download free and install.
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