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  • Alias:

  • Infix arrow operator.
  • Used for many purposes in mathematics to indicate transformation, tending to a limit or implication.
  • Used as an overscript to indicate a directed object.
  • Not the same as \[Rule].
  • -> is the alias for \[Rule]. The alias for \[RightArrow] has a space at the beginning.
  • Extensible character.
  • See The Mathematica Book: Section 3.10.1Section 3.10.4.
  • See also: \[LongRightArrow], \[ShortRightArrow], \[DoubleRightArrow], \[RightTeeArrow], \[RightArrowBar], \[UpperRightArrow], \[RightVector], \[RightTriangle], \[LeftArrow], \[HorizontalLine], \[Implies].