# How do you input the modulus sign?

• December 29th 2008, 03:27 AM
Beard
How do you input the modulus sign?
I can't seem to find it on any of thecommand lists
• December 29th 2008, 03:34 AM
Isomorphism
Just use |x| in math tags, to get $|x|$

P.S: If you are wondering where | is, then (at least on my keyboard ), it is above the return key. You have to press shift and the \ key
• December 29th 2008, 07:25 AM
Constatine11
Quote:

Originally Posted by Beard
I can't seem to find it on any of thecommand lists

[tex]\| x \|[/tex] gives:

$\| x \|$

while:

[tex] | x |[/tex] gives:

$| x |$

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