Re: A symbol for Floor

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg36566] Re: A symbol for Floor*From*: "Carl K. Woll" <carlw at u.washington.edu>*Date*: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 13:28:05 -0400 (EDT)*Organization*: University of Washington*References*: <almra9$4k8$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Hi Jack, It turns out that Mathematica does have the floor symbols! Use esc l f esc for the left floor and esc r f esc for the right floor. In fact, if you type in esc l f esc a esc r f esc Mathematica will interpret the input as Floor[a]. Carl Woll Physics Dept U of Washington "Jack Goldberg" <jackgold at umich.edu> wrote in message news:almra9$4k8$1 at smc.vnet.net... > Hi Group! > > A commonly used symbol for the Floor function is a square bracket with the > upper indents removed. Is this symbol part of Mathematica's built-in symbols? I > think not, so then, can it be constructed "by hand". > > Jack > >