Do you have any idea how to force an order of Greek letter in the graphics? When I type in

AxesLabel -> {Cost, Δ OverBar[π]}

the order is π Δ. How can I force it to be Δ π?


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Simply put the label in a string, i.e. between quotes. You can still type any expression you like, including OverBar. From the docs:

OverBar[expr] can be entered using Ctrl+& and _.

Alternatively, wrap the expression in HoldForm or use Row:

AxesLabel -> {Cost, Row[{Δ , OverBar[π]}]}
  • $\begingroup$ Just to exhaust the topic, worth to mention about StringForm and Grid. $\endgroup$
    – Kuba
    Mar 3, 2014 at 22:52
  • $\begingroup$ @Kuba Feel free to edit them in. It's community wiki, which signals that I'm okay with it, no need to ask. $\endgroup$
    – Szabolcs
    Mar 3, 2014 at 23:11

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