\[LeftBracketingBar]

  • Unicode: F603.
  • Alias: l|.
  • Matchfix operator.
  • x is by default interpreted as BracketingBar[x].
  • Used in mathematics to indicate absolute value (Abs), determinant (Det), and other notions of evaluating size or magnitude.
  • Not the same as \[VerticalBar].
  • Drawn in monospaced fonts with a small leftpointing tee to indicate direction.
  • Extensible character.

See Also

\[LeftDoubleBracketingBar]  \[LeftTee]  \[VerticalBar]  \[VerticalLine]

Tutorials

Introduced in 1996
(3.0)