A vertical bar ( | ) often looks better as a separator than a forward slash. To create it, you can simply remember the following key combinations:

Vertical Bar on Mac

On Apple devices, you can create a vertical bar using the key combination:

option + 7

vertical line mac

Vertical Bar on Windows

On Windows devices, you can easily create vertical bars with the keyboard shortcut:

AltGr + <> key

vertical line windows

Pipe Symbol

In English, the vertical bar is called the “Pipe” symbol.

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