This takes an x-slope, y-slope and length like so:. To draw a horizontal line or horizontal rule , set the x-slope to 1 and the y-slope to zero. Depending on the margins which have been set, a length of will draw a line which is the width of the page minus the margins. Basically, all you have to do […].
It has many names, often related to particular meanings: Sheffer stroke in logic , verti-bar , vbar , stick , vertical line , vertical slash, bar , pike , or pipe , and several variants on these names. It is occasionally considered an allograph of broken bar see below. The vertical bar is used as a mathematical symbol in numerous ways:. The vertical bar is used in bra—ket notation in quantum physics.