I usually ask questions on this website, and many of them contain Greek letters in the code part. For instance:


After a while, someone edits the question and, magically, the capital theta becomes a real capital theta, formatted correctly. I am always bewildered by this, and searched for a way to do it, but haven't found it yet. Can anyone solve this intricate mystery for me?

  • This should be moved to meta.
    – thedude
    Jun 30 '16 at 15:35
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  • @thedude You can vote to migrate: Close -> Off topic -> Belongs on other site -> Meta
    – Szabolcs
    Jun 30 '16 at 15:37
  • You can also use the converter at steampiano.net/msc
    – MarcoB
    Jun 30 '16 at 15:42
  • @Szabolcs One can only vote to close (migrate) with 3,000+ rep; so it is flag for thedude likely?
    – gwr
    Jun 30 '16 at 15:43
  • I simply use the foreign keyboard option (Greek) on my Mac Pro. Like this: π. Jun 30 '16 at 16:00
  • @gwr You are right. I misread the reputation threshold list, I was looking at the threshold for voting to migrate one's own question.
    – Szabolcs
    Jun 30 '16 at 16:38
  • @David I do too, but that's not so trivial unless you're quite used to the layout ...
    – Szabolcs
    Jun 30 '16 at 16:40
  • @Szabolcs: 1) Go to the top menu bar on the Mac with the American flag and select the language desired (e.g., Greek). 2) In the same menu, select Show Keyboard Viewer. Jun 30 '16 at 16:44

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