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Re: OT What is this symbol?



On Tuesday 26 September 2006 11:26, Ed Greshko wrote:
> linuxmaillists charter net wrote:
> > This is a pipe | but what is this │ and how do you
> > create it?
>
> It is meant to be a pipe as well.  The man pages are in
> troff format and for some reason they used the │ to
> represent |.
>
> You can prove that to yourself by going to the man page
> and try using │ with the definitions given.  You'll find
> it won't work....but | will.

Thank you that is very handy information.  Now how would I 
create that symbol?

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