# [Mediawiki-l] how to use  in a link text ?

Filip Maljkovic dungodung at gmail.com
Thu May 10 13:10:32 UTC 2007

Frames Project wrote:
> Hello
>
> When I try to use $inside a link like [[C Alpha | > C-[itex]\alpha$]]
> I got this error:
>
> C-UNIQ5fff60254cf1efb8-math-00000005-QINU
> <http://galileo.lct.jussieu.fr/%7Eframes/mediawiki/index.php?title=C_Alpha&action=edit>
>
>
> Is that normal ?
> Thanks
> Francois Colonna
>
>
Well, [itex] tags usually create images and they cannot be stored in
links like that. I doubt it would work even if the "simple math" mode is
being used (generating text instead of images). OTOH, why don't you just
use the Unicode symbol for alpha (for this particular case)?