Key Combinations for 2-D Math Notation
In parameter values, parameter names, and annotations, you can enter text in 2-D math notation, which is a formatting option that allows you to add mathematical elements such as subscripts, superscripts, and Greek characters. This option also provides a symbol completion feature, which automatically suggests mathematical symbols to insert as you enter a phrase in 2-D math notation.
To enter 2-D math notation in a text annotation, select Math (
) in the text formatting toolbar.
To move the cursor out of a denominator, superscript, or subscript position:
Press the right arrow key.
The following table lists the key combinations for 2-D math notation:
Symbol completion (parameter values and annotations only)
1. Enter the first few characters of a symbol name.
2. Use one of the following platform-specific key combinations:
Esc, Mac, Windows, and Linux
Ctrl + Shift + Space, Linux
3. From the pop-up menu, select the symbol or command that you want to insert.
Enter a subscript for a variable
Ctrl (or Command for Mac) + Shift + underscore ( _ )
Enter a superscript (parameter values and annotations only)
Enter a fraction
forward slash (/)
Enter an underscript
Ctrl (or Command) + '
Enter an overscript
Ctrl (or Command) + Shift + "
Enter a pre-superscript
Ctrl (or Command) + Shift + ^
Enter a pre-subscript
Ctrl (or Command) + Shift + _
Enter a Greek character
Use one of the following methods:
Enter the first few characters of a Greek character name (for example, "phi"), and use your platform-specific key combination for symbol completion.
Press Ctrl (or Command) + Shift + G and then enter a Greek character according to key mappings. For more information, see Key Mappings for Greek Characters.
Display backslash, underscore, or caret characters in 2-D math notation
backslash (\) + backslash (\) or underscore ( _ ) or caret (^)
Move the cursor one level out of a nested structure
Ctrl (or Command) + [
Move the cursor one level in a nested structure
Ctrl (or Command) + ]
Return the cursor to the baseline
Ctrl (or Command) + /
Adding Text Annotations to a Model
Key Mappings for Greek Characters
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