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Symbols for Image Annotation

The 2dlabels command allows adding 2D text and symbols to the display. Symbols and special characters can be incorporated by copying (such as from this page) and pasting them into the command. Similarly, symbols can also be incorporated into the “3D” (atom-associated) labels shown with the label command. See also: making images, making movies

Whether a given symbol is rendered properly in this page depends on the web browser and display font, and whether it is rendered properly in ChimeraX depends on the system and label font typeface. The arrow symbols in this page can only be drawn in the orientations shown.

Greek
α Αalpha
β Βbeta
γ Γgamma
δ Δdelta
ε Εepsilon
ζ Ζzeta
η Ηeta
θ Θtheta
ϑ
ι Ιiota
κ Κkappa
λ Λlambda
μ Μmu
µ
ν Νnu
ξ Ξxi
ο Οomicron
π Πpi
ρ Ρrho
σ Σsigma
ς
τ Τtau
υ Υupsilon
ϒ
φ Φphi
χ Χchi
ψ Ψpsi
ω Ωomega
Ligatures,
Diacritical Marks
àÀ
áÁ
âÂ
ãÃ
äÄ
åÅ
æÆ
çÇ
èÈ
éÉ
êÊ
ëË
ìÌ
íÍ
îÎ
ïÏ
ðÐ
ñÑ
òÒ
óÓ
ôÔ
œŒ
õÕ
öÖ
øØ
šŠ
ùÙ
úÚ
ûÛ
üÜ
ýÝ
þÞ
ÿŸ
Superscripts
¹
²
³
Fractions
¼
½
¾
Card Suits
Arrows
(not in sans serif)
(not in sans serif)
(not in sans serif)
(not in sans serif)
(only in serif)
Miscellaneous
°
·
¡
¿
§
«
»
¢
£
¤
¥
©
®
Math Symbols
±
÷
×

UCSF Resource for Biocomputing, Visualization, and Informatics / July 2017