[OS X TeX] Redefining a math symbol

Murray Eisenberg murrayeisenberg at gmail.com
Thu Apr 18 21:31:29 CEST 2013

On 18 Apr 2013 12:34:53 +0000, Vamos, Peter" <P.Vamos at exeter.ac.uk> wrote:

> On 18 Apr 2013, at 12:46, J. McKenzie Alexander <jalex at lse.ac.uk> wrote:
>> presumably there's a way to change the definition of the '|' symbol in math mode so that TeX treats it as a binary operator by default
> There is:  \mid

Actually, the spacing around \mid is a just a bit greater in $P(A \mid B)$ than it is in $P( \mathbin{|} B)$. You may need to typeset in 12 pt and then zoom in to notice it, though.

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