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LeftBracketingBar

\[LeftBracketingBar]
  • 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 left-pointing tee to indicate direction.
  • Extensible character.
  • See The Mathematica Book: Section 3.10.1Section 3.10.4.
  • See also: \[LeftDoubleBracketingBar], \[LeftTee].