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notation for reports

notation for reports

notation for reports

Does anybody know how to inserted dotted notation such as M.dot for mass flow.  Or, double dot for acceleration?  I would like to use this in a word document for a report, but want o use my MathCad to perform the math.


Bill Swain
Ultra Electronics Precison Air Systems
Technical Manager-USA

RE: notation for reports

If you can live with primes instead of dots, you can insert primes in a variable name with <ctrl-F7>.


RE: notation for reports

Thanks Peter,

   I think I'll use Microsoft equation editor for now.  I wish Mathsoft would find a way to use literal scripts, e.g. overscript or overstrike & understrike math notation for reports as used in texts.   


Bill Swain
Ultra Electronics Precison Air Systems
Technical Manager-USA

RE: notation for reports

This isn't really going to help you if you need m(dot) but just as an FYI. MathCAD does support the Unicode commands accessible by using the [Alt] button and the number pad. You can find the codes by going to your computer Character Map (do a search for CharMap on your harddrive).

For example you can get ÿ by holding down the Alt key while typing 0255 on your number pad and then letting go of the alt key.

Other double dot letters available in MathCAD include:

ä Alt+0228
ë Alt+0235
ï Alt+0239
ö Alt+0246
ü Alt+0252

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