[OS X TeX] Redefining a math symbol
J. McKenzie Alexander
jalex at lse.ac.uk
Thu Apr 18 07:46:09 EDT 2013
Hello,
As I don't understand the inner workings of math fonts, I'm hoping someone could help me out here... When writing a conditional probability, I find myself often using the following construction:
$\Pr( A \mathbin{|} B )$
since that puts some additional space around the vertical bar.
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... but how? And, ideally, it would be nice to have a pair of on/off macros so that, if I ever needed the default setting for '|' it could be reinstalled.
Any help would be most appreciated!
Cheers,
Jason
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Dr J. McKenzie Alexander
Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
London School of Economics and Political Science
Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE
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