Wolfram Language & System 10.3 (2015)|Legacy Documentation

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Wolfram Language Syntax Characters

The syntax of the Wolfram Language is unique among modern languages in allowing not just ordinary ASCII characters, but also a variety of special characters that greatly increase readability and elegance, as well as correspondence with traditional mathematical notation.

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Arithmetic & Functions

× \[Times] multiplication sign, automatically added between numbers etc.

÷ \[Divide]  ▪  \[Sqrt]  ▪  \[Piecewise]  ▪  \[LeftFloor]  ▪    ▪    ▪ 

Comparisons

, , , automatically converted from !=, <=, >=, ==

\[LongEqual] alternative form equivalent to ==

Constants

\[Infinity]  ▪  π \[Pi]  ▪  \[ExponentialE]  ▪  \[ImaginaryI]  ▪  ° \[Degree]

Calculus, etc.

\[PartialD]  ▪  \[Integral]  ▪  \[DifferentialD]  ▪  \[Sum]  ▪  \[Product]

\[DifferenceDelta]  ▪  \[DiscreteRatio]  ▪  \[DiscreteShift]

Vectors & Matrices

\[Cross]  ▪  \[Transpose]  ▪  \[Conjugate]  ▪    ▪ 

Logic

\[And]  ▪  \[Or]  ▪  ¬ \[Not]  ▪  \[Xor]  ▪  \[Nand]  ▪  \[Nor]

\[Implies]  ▪  \[Equivalent]

Sets, etc.

\[Element]  ▪    ▪    ▪  \[ForAll]  ▪  \[Exists]

\[Union]  ▪  \[Intersection]

\[Distributed] distributed according to a probability distribution

Graphs

\[UndirectedEdge]  ▪  \[DirectedEdge]

Rules

\[Rule] automatically converted from ->

\[RuleDelayed] automatically converted from :>

Parts & Associations

...... part specification, entered using Esc[[Esc, Esc]]Esc

<||> association, automatically converted from <|...|>

Pure Functions

\[Function] pure function

Invisible Syntax »

\[InvisibleComma]  ▪  \[InvisibleTimes]  ▪  \[ImplicitPlus]

\[InvisibleApplication] separate a function and its argument, as in

Operators without Built-in Meanings »

CirclePlus ()  ▪  Wedge ()  ▪  AngleBracket ()  ▪  ...