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Old September 27, 2004, 04:15 PM   #1
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Greek alphabet help

The omega in the Molon labe portion of my sig line is read as a 'W' here on TFL. It is read correctly as an omega at THR. Does anyone know how to correct this?
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Old September 27, 2004, 07:39 PM   #2
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The omega is an omega as I see the signature. I would suspect that you have an odd font assigned within your browser.
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Old September 27, 2004, 10:02 PM   #3
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I see it as a 'W' too... on an iMac that doesn't have an up-to-date OS or browser. I suspect that Mal is correct, that the font assigned in each person's browser will affect how it is seen.
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Old September 27, 2004, 10:21 PM   #4
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Byron, looking at the source code of your signature, it is:
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<font size="3"><b><font color="red"><font face="symbol"><br />
MOLWN LABE!</font></font></b></font><br />
So if the "symbol" font isn't available on your machine, you will only see the modern letter equivalent of the Greek letters.
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Old September 28, 2004, 04:02 PM   #5
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This is how I see it.
MOLON LABE!

I see the one in my sig line as ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕʹ.

What does mine look like to you guys?
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Old September 28, 2004, 04:17 PM   #6
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It's Greek to me!

However, yours has an unprintable character after it unlike Byron's. It is probably an exclamation point, but for some reason it comes out as a small square (same as it does in the body of your post).
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Old September 28, 2004, 04:18 PM   #7
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That's odd, I don't see the small square.
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Old September 28, 2004, 08:17 PM   #8
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Jason's final character looks like an asterisk with the newest Mozilla, but Byron's whole "MOLON LABE" looks just like that--modern english alphabet all the way.
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Old September 28, 2004, 11:50 PM   #9
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Don, it's your "symbol" font. IOW, there is no translation of the characters as Byron has the words as you describe them in his signature.

Byron - you changed the W to an O, right? Now it's coming out as an omicron. You might want to shamelessly copy the words from Jason's signature and paste in yours. The last character should be an exclamation point.
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Old September 29, 2004, 06:52 PM   #10
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{size=3}{b}{color=darkblue}ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ!{/color}{/b}{/size}


Change all the ({'s) to (['s).
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Old September 30, 2004, 08:17 AM   #11
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Jason,

Much obliged.
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Old September 30, 2004, 07:17 PM   #12
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Not a problem.
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Old September 30, 2004, 09:03 PM   #13
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