[OS X TeX] <|produces -- on mac wireless keyboard (texlive2008)

Michael Sharpe msharpe at ucsd.edu
Fri Oct 24 01:54:15 CEST 2008

On Oct 23, 2008, at 4:15 PM, Neal Beck wrote:

> Hi
> When I type (for my class)
> P(data|chance)
> I see in the pdf (most recent texlive distribution, text entered via  
> aquaemacs)
> P(data--chance)  (single long dash)
> and I get similar gibberish with P<.05


There's no way around using math mode for this, and the center item  
should be typed \mid rather than | to get correct spacing. If using  
\text bothers you, make a macro


and try



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