\[LeftDoubleBracketingBar]

  • Unicode: F605.
  • Alias: Escl||Esc.
  • Matchfix operator.
  • x is by default interpreted as DoubleBracketingBar[x].
  • Used in mathematics to indicate taking a norm.
  • Sometimes used for determinant.
  • Sometimes used to indicate a matrix.
  • Not the same as \[DoubleVerticalBar].
  • Drawn in monospaced fonts with a small leftpointing tee to indicate direction.
  • Extensible character.