I am trying to write some exercises in Greek using CreateWindow. My problem is with using Greek characters in the option WindowTitle. For example, with

CreateWindow[DocumentNotebook[{a}, WindowTitle -> "Ενα"]] 

I get a new window with the title, Ε\[Nu]\[Alpha], and no one can understand this title. How cam I get the proper glyphs instead of their full names?

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    $\begingroup$ What OS are you using? On Windows the solution to this is to make sure that the system locale is set to Greek. See here. $\endgroup$ – Szabolcs Nov 22 '13 at 21:51
  • $\begingroup$ No problems for me on OS X $\endgroup$ – Mike Honeychurch Nov 22 '13 at 22:19
  • $\begingroup$ @Szabolcs I am using Windows 7 and the system locale is set to Greek. I think that this is a problem of Mathematica. ! I have no problem with "Copying Greek text from notebooks as unicode" The problem is with the Window Title! If you have Windows installed, please try no Latin letters like Chinese! Thanks $\endgroup$ – kornaros Nov 23 '13 at 11:14
  • $\begingroup$ @kornaros I don't have Windows any more unfortunately, otherwise I would have tried it out ... $\endgroup$ – Szabolcs Nov 23 '13 at 16:30

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