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Common Desktop Environment: Help System Author's and Programmer's Guide

6 Summary of Special Character Entities

Contents of Chapter: This chapter provides a list of special characters that can be used when writing a help topic. The following special characters can be inserted into text by typing the associated entity name in the position where the special character is to appear.

To use any of the entities whose description is marked with an * (asterisk), you must use the helpchar.ent file (see "Including Special Characters").

Table 6-1 Typographical Symbols

Table 6-2 Greek Characters

Table 6-3 Math Symbols

Table 6-4 Arrow Symbols

Table 6-5 Miscellaneous Symbols