If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. 


Thread Tools  Display Modes 
#1




Minus plus
I am looking for the minus plus symbol in mathematics, not the plus minus
symbol (Â±). The minus sign must be at the top. Can anybody help? Thank you. 
Ads  
#2




Glyph 2213 in Arial Unicode MS.
 Suzanne S. Barnhill Microsoft MVP (Word) Words into Type Fairhope, Alabama USA Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all followups to the newsgroup so all may benefit. "Martin P" wrote in message ... I am looking for the minus plus symbol in mathematics, not the plus minus symbol (Â±). The minus sign must be at the top. Can anybody help? Thank you. 
#3




In Word 2000/Windows 2000 there are fonts called Math A, Math B and Math C.
If you use Insert Symbol, you should be able to navigate to the MathB symbol set and select the symbol you want. I'm not sure if it is the same for other versions of Word/Windows. "Martin P" wrote: I am looking for the minus plus symbol in mathematics, not the plus minus symbol (Â±). The minus sign must be at the top. Can anybody help? Thank you. 
#4




Thank you. I have added that as an Autotext entry.
"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote: Glyph 2213 in Arial Unicode MS.  Suzanne S. Barnhill Microsoft MVP (Word) Words into Type Fairhope, Alabama USA Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all followups to the newsgroup so all may benefit. "Martin P" wrote in message ... I am looking for the minus plus symbol in mathematics, not the plus minus symbol (Â±). The minus sign must be at the top. Can anybody help? Thank you. 
#5




Thank you for replying. I cannot find those fonts in Office XP Home. Perhaps
the Professional edition has them. Suzanne S. Barnhill has provided me with the solution. "SVC" wrote: In Word 2000/Windows 2000 there are fonts called Math A, Math B and Math C. If you use Insert Symbol, you should be able to navigate to the MathB symbol set and select the symbol you want. I'm not sure if it is the same for other versions of Word/Windows. "Martin P" wrote: I am looking for the minus plus symbol in mathematics, not the plus minus symbol (Â±). The minus sign must be at the top. Can anybody help? Thank you. 
#6




I think those fonts are probably supplied with WordPerfect.
 Suzanne S. Barnhill Microsoft MVP (Word) Words into Type Fairhope, Alabama USA Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all followups to the newsgroup so all may benefit. "Martin P" wrote in message ... Thank you for replying. I cannot find those fonts in Office XP Home. Perhaps the Professional edition has them. Suzanne S. Barnhill has provided me with the solution. "SVC" wrote: In Word 2000/Windows 2000 there are fonts called Math A, Math B and Math C. If you use Insert Symbol, you should be able to navigate to the MathB symbol set and select the symbol you want. I'm not sure if it is the same for other versions of Word/Windows. "Martin P" wrote: I am looking for the minus plus symbol in mathematics, not the plus minus symbol (Â±). The minus sign must be at the top. Can anybody help? Thank you. 
Thread Tools  
Display Modes  


Similar Threads  
Thread  Thread Starter  Forum  Replies  Last Post 
Negative numbers at end of line  Ruth Levinson  Microsoft Word Help  10  February 28th 05 11:13 PM 
Ms Equation shows funny symbol instead of plus or minus sign, any.  Ms Equation  Microsoft Word Help  1  December 24th 04 03:45 AM 