Proposals:Greek Character Input
When searching for stars by their Bayer Designation, it would be helpful for people without Greek keyboard layouts, or who do not know the extended character input modes of various operating systems to have some mechanism by which to search for stars using their Bayer designation.
There are two approaches which seem promising:
- Transliteration of Greek characters into latin characters, e.g. α Tauri would become "Alpha Tauri" - the search tool would allow searching by "spelled out" Greek letters.
- A panel which allows for insertion of Greek characters - something like the various "character map" applications which some with most OSes.