Complaint Problem with posting a new thread

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Buzz Bloom

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I am having a problem posting a new thread with technical symbols, e.g. OMEGA in the text. I entered a prefix, title, and summary. The bar at the top of the "Enter Text" box with all the icons for formatting, and symbols, etc. is grayed out. Can you help me?
 

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The little gear icon in that bar may still be enabled. If so, click it and see if it enables the others.
 
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@Buzz Bloom, what browser are you using? I've found that with IE 11, I've encountered a similar situation, with the tool menu at the top being grayed out. I can turn on (ungray) to menu bar using the gear icon, but the bold and color menus don't do anything. I've since given up on IE 11 for PF, and am now using Chrome.
 

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I am reading this topic.
Putting the word OMEGA and then using gear icon for making BB Code:
OMEGA
What it does not do anything. Just the tool bar icons become gray or ungray.
OMEGAΩ
With the toolbar icon buttons ungray, the squarerootOfx tool lets me choose various text symbols including whatever that symbol shown next to OMEGA is called. One more try: Attempt to make lambda, λ
 

Buzz Bloom

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The little gear icon in that bar may still be enabled. If so, click it and see if it enables the others.
Your reply was very helpful and solved all my problems. Thank you very much.

Regards,
Buzz
 

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