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URL with tilde character?

How to generate this line in pdf using latex.

http://www.google.com/~find/

How can I create ~find in latex.

I tried \~\ find which creates only

~ find

How can I do that....

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\usepackage{url}

Then \url{http://www.google.com/~find} See also this question on the TeX StackExchange.

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Trying to make a tilde outside of a url is a mess (see other posts herein) but luckily the url package does exactly what we need for urls. In your case this is THE answer. If you really need a tilde, well you found LaTeX's most embarrassing problem. –  Joel Berger Nov 30 '10 at 12:52
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\textasciitilde{}
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