Accessing Greek letters using VBscript

Last Modified: 3rd Jan 2013
Category: Mathematics and Simulation > Mathcad
Platform: Windows 98 Windows NT 4.0 Windows 2000 Windows ME Windows XP
Version: 11
Article Ref.: 4312
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Mathcad 4312 There is a table of Greek letters in the appendix of the Mathcad manual listing their Roman equivalent for entering in Mathcad via the "type and ctrl+g" method. There is a table of Greek letters in the appendix of the Mathcad manual listing their Roman equivalent for entering in Mathcad via the "type and ctrl+g" method. To escape any letter manually, use the backslash character followed by the Roman equavalent as published in the table. Use single quote character for prime (no backslash necessary). Alternatively, copy the variable name from Mathcad to the clipboard and paste into a text editor, it will be properly escaped. In languages like JScript which treat the backslash as a special character, the backslashes will need to be doubled up manually; this is not necessary for VBScript. VBScript Examples: GetValue("\a") 'Retrieves the value of a GetValue("ThisIs\F") 'Retrieves the value of ThisIsF GetValue("\b'") 'Retrieves the value of b OLE and Linking Mathcad Windows 98 11 en Maths

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