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  • ASCII Code for OMEGA(ohms symbol)



    Would it be possible to create/provide an ascii code in the DIN17(1 Stroke) font to represent the Greek letter Omega used to symbolise the unit of resistance, the OHM?


    Or it it already available?


    Thanks for your reply in advance

    Posted By: Nicholas Hawryluk on Oct 05, 2010 09:08AM Category: Front Panel Designer

    Hello Nicholas,


    Thank you for contacting us regarding special symbols in Front Panel Designer.


    The Greek letter Omega can be accessed in our Greek font by typing in the backslash symbol and 87 into the text field. (the backslash symbol is invisible in our forum coding)


    While that character is likely sufficient for small text, if you are looking to use the omega as a larger symbol, you might consider cutting and pasting the HPGL logo found in this .fpd file:





    It is a single stroke graphic, so feel free to scale it to the desired size, as well as adjusting the tool and color.


    Let me know if you have any additional questions.



    -Paul Birkeland

    Posted By: Paul Birkeland on Oct 05, 2010 07:34PM


    Hello. Typing \87 inserts a plain "W". Is there another way to get the omega in a text box?

    Posted By: Allie Brown on Jan 26, 2018 11:07PM


    Hello Allie,

    You must have 'Greek, Stroke-1 font selected then type \87 for the omega sign to show. Attached is a list of what works with what font.


    Attached File: fpd_charmaps.pdf

    Posted By: Brooke on Jan 27, 2018 12:08AM


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