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Homework Help: Symbol for wavenumber in Word

  1. Jun 10, 2010 #1

    Does anyone know how to get the symbol for wavenumber, nu bar, in Word?

    Also if anyone has any tips on how to draw a triple bond quickly in Word. I'm happy to use the equal sign for a double bond

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  3. Jun 10, 2010 #2


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    If you have the 2007 version of word, you can go in 'insert' and then insert an equation which you can then format to get the bar above, if not you might have to stick to using '1/λ' or just 'v'. As for the triple bond, you can copy & paste this '≡'.
  4. Jun 11, 2010 #3
    brilliant, thanks for the triple bond!
  5. Apr 13, 2012 #4
    Try using the Equation Editor. You will find the tilde (or overbar, if you prefer) in the "Accent" menu and you can grab the Greek letter "nu" from the Symbols>Greek letters menu that is also within the Equation Editor.
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