[etoys-dev] Re: [squeak-dev] Greek letters and math equation displays

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Aug 27 19:08:13 EDT 2009

On 28.08.2009, at 00:59, Brad Fuller wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 1:51 PM, Bert  
> Freudenberg<bert at freudenbergs.de> wrote:
>> On 27.08.2009, at 19:14, Brad Fuller wrote:
>>> Looking around for this on the swiki, but couldn't find exactly  
>>> how I
>>> could display greek letters easily in squeak (that is for a
>>> presentation). Also, would like to display math equations as well.
>> I guess we need a bit more information on your constraints. There are
>> various ways, as you probably found out already. For example, one  
>> very easy
>> way would be to make a screenshot of the equation you want to  
>> display, and
>> drop it into Squeak ;)
>> E.g. does it need to work on all platforms?
> yes, but I could restrict it to windows if I had to.

The hack below should be cross-platform.

>> Does the font have to be in the
>> image?
> that would be preferable since I'm creating at home and using the
> school's computers for display

In that case, see if this still works:


>> Do you just want to display, or type, too?
> Yes, I'd like to be able to easily write it out in a text box, unless
> there is an easier way.

The above "hack" should allow this.

- Bert -

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