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Subject: Re: greek symbols in GUI
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Doug Schwarz <see@sig.for.address.edu> wrote in message <see-5CACE8.09253028102007@71-129-133-66.dollamir.com>...
> In article <fg1mnr$foh$1@fred.mathworks.com>,
>  "Jonas " <joslaa02@student.umu.se> wrote:
> 
> > "Dan " <dpcore@yahoo.com> wrote in message <fg0l33
> > $b7u$1@fred.mathworks.com>...
> > > "Jonas " <joslaa02@student.umu.se> wrote in message 
> > > <fg0dqh$lt9$1@fred.mathworks.com>...
> > > > Hello, I'm building a GUI and I like to know how to get 
> > a 
> > > > greek symbol for example in a static text or in a push 
> > > > button. I'd then like to write
> > > > 
> > > > set(handles.static_text,'String','\alpha')
> > > > 
> > > > to display the greek letter alpha but this doesn't 
> > work. 
> > > > Thanks!
> > > 
> > > There is a submission on the file exchange for doing this 
> > > at http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/
> > > loadFile.do?objectId=10743&objectType=file
> > > 
> > > Dan
> > 
> > Yes, that is one way to do it, although it is easy to run 
> > the function i wonder if there is a simpler way to do it?
> 
> 
> If all you want is Greek letters then you can just use the Symbol font:
> 
>   set(handles.static_text,'String','a','FontName','symbol')
> 
> -- 
> Doug Schwarz
> dmschwarz&ieee,org
> Make obvious changes to get real email address.


Hi,
Is it possible to make a string for  static txt not only with greek  letters, ie  Impedance (&#937;) using the symbol font? Any other alternatives?

Thanks