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RE: [Groff] Eqn, tbl and groff characters

From: Ted Harding
Subject: RE: [Groff] Eqn, tbl and groff characters
Date: Tue, 03 Apr 2007 19:41:44 +0100 (BST)

On 03-Apr-07 03:11:26, Frank Jahnke wrote:
> I am submitting a proposal that contains equations, tables and US $
> signs.  What character would list members suggest I use for in-line
> equations?  The # character is used internally within tbl and I have
> equations in tables so I cannot use #.  I would like to print $ (my
> usual eqn choice) because I need some dollar symbols.  Or is there a
> way to escape $ in groff and use delim $$ for eqn?
> Frank

No problem: Just use \[Do] = \(Do for the dollar sign in text,
and keep $$ for inline equations! (This is what I always do.
Mind you, I have less use for $$ as money than for $$ in eqn.
It's different with ££ of course ... ).

Best wishes,

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Date: 03-Apr-07                                       Time: 19:38:20
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