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  • Alias: |.
  • Infix operator.
  • x

    y is by default interpreted as VerticalSeparator[x,y].
  • Used in mathematics for many purposes, including indicating restriction and standing for "such that".
  • Also used to separate arguments of various mathematical functions.
  • Extensible character; grows by default to limited size.
  • Not the same as \[VerticalBar], which is drawn shorter.
  • Not the same as \[LeftBracketingBar] and \[RightBracketingBar], which are drawn with a small tee to indicate their direction.
  • Not the same as \[VerticalLine], which is a letter-like form, and is indefinitely extensible.
  • See The Mathematica Book: Section 1.10.8Section 3.10.4.
  • See also: \[RawVerticalBar], \[NotVerticalBar], \[DoubleVerticalBar], \[Colon], \[SuchThat], \[HorizontalLine].