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A degree symbol in Lyx?

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Postby johndb on Sun Jun 14th, 2009

Does anyone know how to insert a degree symbol as in 360 degrees in Lyx? I have the latest 1.6.3-1 version.
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Postby Stefan Kottwitz on Sun Jun 14th, 2009

Hi johndb,

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You could use
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Postby johndb on Mon Jun 15th, 2009

Ah yes I was making a silly mistake, for the record, when I put the degree symbol after the number there was this large space that didn't look right. But I realise to get a more compact authentic look, I need to include the number in math mode and still in the math mode brackets to superscript the circle.
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