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## Tag 00A5

Lemma 6.31.6. Let $X$ be a topological space. Let $j : U \to X$ be the inclusion of an open subset. Consider the functors of restriction and extension by $0$ for abelian (pre)sheaves.

1. The functor $j_{p!}$ is a left adjoint to the restriction functor $j_p$ (see Lemma 6.31.1).
2. The functor $j_!$ is a left adjoint to restriction, in a formula $$\mathop{\rm Mor}\nolimits_{\textit{Ab}(X)}(j_!\mathcal{F}, \mathcal{G}) = \mathop{\rm Mor}\nolimits_{\textit{Ab}(U)}(\mathcal{F}, j^{-1}\mathcal{G}) = \mathop{\rm Mor}\nolimits_{\textit{Ab}(U)}(\mathcal{F}, \mathcal{G}|_U)$$ bifunctorially in $\mathcal{F}$ and $\mathcal{G}$.
3. Let $\mathcal{F}$ be an abelian sheaf on $U$. The stalks of the sheaf $j_!\mathcal{F}$ are described as follows $$j_{!}\mathcal{F}_x = \left\{ \begin{matrix} 0 & \text{if} & x \not \in U \\ \mathcal{F}_x & \text{if} & x \in U \end{matrix} \right.$$
4. On the category of abelian presheaves of $U$ we have $j_pj_{p!} = \text{id}$.
5. On the category of abelian sheaves of $U$ we have $j^{-1}j_! = \text{id}$.

Proof. Omitted. $\square$

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\begin{lemma}
\label{lemma-j-shriek-abelian}
Let $X$ be a topological space.
Let $j : U \to X$ be the inclusion of an open subset.
Consider the functors of restriction and extension
by $0$ for abelian (pre)sheaves.
\begin{enumerate}
\item The functor $j_{p!}$ is a left adjoint to the
restriction functor $j_p$ (see Lemma \ref{lemma-j-pullback}).
\item The functor $j_!$ is a left adjoint to restriction,
in a formula
$$\Mor_{\textit{Ab}(X)}(j_!\mathcal{F}, \mathcal{G}) = \Mor_{\textit{Ab}(U)}(\mathcal{F}, j^{-1}\mathcal{G}) = \Mor_{\textit{Ab}(U)}(\mathcal{F}, \mathcal{G}|_U)$$
bifunctorially in $\mathcal{F}$ and $\mathcal{G}$.
\item Let $\mathcal{F}$ be an abelian sheaf on $U$.
The stalks of the sheaf $j_!\mathcal{F}$ are described
as follows
$$j_{!}\mathcal{F}_x = \left\{ \begin{matrix} 0 & \text{if} & x \not \in U \\ \mathcal{F}_x & \text{if} & x \in U \end{matrix} \right.$$
\item On the category of abelian presheaves of $U$
we have $j_pj_{p!} = \text{id}$.
\item On the category of abelian sheaves of $U$
we have $j^{-1}j_! = \text{id}$.
\end{enumerate}
\end{lemma}

\begin{proof}
Omitted.
\end{proof}

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