[texhax] the British Pound Sign

Steve Peter speter at mac.com
Fri Oct 9 03:34:54 CEST 2009

On Oct 8, 2009, at 8:53 PM, P. R. Stanley wrote:

> Hi folks,
> can't find any info on this. Any idea what the macro for the British  
> pound symbol is?

In LaTeX, \pounds or \textsterling should do the trick. (In Plain TeX,  
the pound symbol is in the italic $ slot.)

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