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LyX/LaTeX widetilde with superscripts problem

Using the \widetilde command to denote a tilde on a letter usually works wonders, although the tilde needs to be slightly lowered in my opinion. This didn't bother me too terribly until I needed to ...
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How to put tilda ~ on top of greek letter tau \tau [duplicate]

There is command to put tilde ~ on a letter \~{k}. Does any one know how I can put tilde ~ on top of Greek letter tau. When I use \~{\tau}, it does not produce any result. Some one please help me out. ...
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Tilde do not cover all variable

With this my equation: \begin{equation} \label{eq:new-ri} \tilde{RI} = \frac{RI(v)}{\hat{q}v^\gamma}, \end{equation} I have this result: QUESTION: Is possible obtain a more large tilde which ...
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Increase margin between tilde and line of fraction [closed]

I've written a document with some complex formulars in it. I find the distance or the margin between a decoration of a variable, in this case a tilde and the line of the fraction, in which it stands ...
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substitute widetilde in one font for another in plain tex

I am using newtx fonts in plain TeX. However, I prefer most of cmex to ntxexx. There is one exception (so far that I have found), the \widetilde, which is beautiful in ntxexx. I do not have any ...
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Is there a way to adjust the vertical position of accent above a greek letter in math mode?

I'm trying to write phi with a wide tilde on top in order to indicate an estimate in statistics, but the tilde are by default clear above the letter, like so: I'm wondering if there is a way to ...
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Symbol with tilde AND sub/super-scripts

I need to typeset a mathematical symbol consisting of a letter with a tilde and both sub- and super-scripts. The subscript is fine, but the tilde runs into the superscript. How can I fix this? Here ...
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tilde between Figure (or Table) and number when \ref{…} with chemstyle and babel spanish

When I reference a figure or table in the text using \ref{something} it appears a tilde between Figura (or Tabla) and the number (something like Figura~1), but I realized it's only when using packages ...
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tipa doesn't make all tildes

I am using the tipa package to write some phonetic things, and it doesn't work well with the tilde for some characters : \~a or \~e do work well, but not \~\textscripta, \~\textopeno, \~\textepsilon, ...
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Tilde symbol inside an environment [duplicate]

I have set a new matcode environment in order to have some matlab code in my .tex file, using the matlab-prettifier package (combined with the listings package). However, I have a problem with the ...
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Norm of “a” looks different from Norm of “b” in math mode

I run into the following little problem in the LaTeX math mode: $ \left \|\tilde{a} \right \| + \left \| \tilde{b} \right \| $ when trying this in the Latex Equation Editor, it looks a bit weird: ...
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What does symbol ~ do in Latex?

I noticed this symbol in an example. Including or excluding this from the source doesn't change anything. However, if I include \~, it puts a ~ on the first letter of the next word. So, what could be ...
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A chevron above a consonant, like a tilde [duplicate]

I want to put a wedge above a character, like a tilde can place, over an "S" or a "K". The MWE: \begin{equation} \begin{split} K_{ij}=\^{K}_{i,(1+j-i)} \qquad \text{para} \qquad i & ...
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\widetilde not displayed correctly [closed]

I have a problem using \widetilde in my specific LaTeX project environment. I am writing my Ph.D. thesis and am using a university-provided template. I assume that this template is the reason why ...
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How to write a tilde over a sigma? [duplicate]

Good evening to everybody here.. My problem is how to write a "tilde" over a symbol (sigma for the precision) in the text mode.. Thank you so much
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\widetilde{} alternative for formula over the tilde

I'd like to put some formula over the tilde in math mode and adjust the tilde length to the length of that formula. It seems that \widetilde{} is almost what I need, however it puts the formula below ...
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What does the tilde character (~) do in math mode?

What effect does the tilde character ~ have in math mode? Is it the same non-breaking space that it is in text mode? Is it bad style to use ~ in math mode? I've seen it used in some examples but ...
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How to write inline formula involving tilde sign [duplicate]

How to write following inline formula in LaTeX: r~[0,1]
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tilde in hyperref url with \usepackage[T1]{fontenc}

By default, LaTeX typesets tildes "too high", but the hyperref package ordinarily corrects this behaviour for URLs (it vertically centers tildes, as expected). However \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} seems ...
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How to make ~ work for en-dashes?

I have a German LaTeX-document that tries to implement German en-dash line-breaking rules with ~ like this: \documentclass[twocolumn,a4paper]{scrartcl} \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} \usepackage{german} ...
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The correct way to type tilde?

So, I know there are a lot of posts about this already, with answers like \textasciitilde, \texttildelow and $\sim$ and they all seam to work in their own way. But what I've found is that they look ...
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How come the tilde ~ sometimes does not behave like non-breaking space?

This is again one of the behaviors that are quite difficult to catch in a reconstructible (and simple) example, so one has to resort to animations. Basically, the issue is this: the tilde (~) is ...
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How to get spacing in math mode without just repeating fixed spaces (tilde ~)?

I'm looking for a way to move text in my equation, instead of just shoving multiple ~~~~ until it's in the right position. I'm quite new to LaTeX, what exactly would be the command? I'm also looking ...
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XeTeX problem: no italics with i+tilde

When I use \emph{\~\i} to create an i with tilde in XeTeX (using Linux Libertine), the i is not typeset in italics. Does anyone know a workaround? You can see a MWE here: ...
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Getting rid of tilde in “Fig.~1” [closed]

When I use IEEEtran package like below script, figure names contain a tilde. Is there a way to remove them or IEEE conventions dictate something like that? \documentclass[conference]{IEEEtran} ...
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Hyphenation with Acronyms

I have difficulties getting hyphenation right in long acronyms with user-defined hyphenation rules when trying to prevent line breaks between the long and the short form. \documentclass{article} ...
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Automatically spacing the tilde (~) symbol as a prefix number using the `siunitx` package

I'm trying to work out if there is a way to get siunitx to natively handle the ~ symbol (\sim) in the same way that it can handle the < and > operators before a number, as I would like to be able ...
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Vertically centered tilde with \raisebox includes space when copying from pdf

I'm trying to use the hack suggested here (option 1) in order to obtain a vertically centered tilde (using Computer Modern font) and it works fine. However, when I try to copy this symbol together ...
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tilde mark over letters in exponents or subscripts in math mode under revtex4-1

A space between the tilde mark and a letter is relatively higher in exponent or subscript in math mode. For instance, the tilde mark appears differently spaced over the letter z in the two following ...
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Problem with url link-`~` is replaced by %257E

I am adding a url in my document using \url{}. The link, however doesn't lead to where it is suppossed to lead. My code is \documentclass{article} \usepackage{hyperref} \begin{document} ...
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Tilde in verbatim

I am writing a manual for an R file in which expressions like this are common: lm.1 <- lm(y ~ x1 + x2) I will be enclosing code samples in a verbatim environment but this doesn't work properly ...
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Tikz: the use of \tilde is not working in the tikz environment

From my post on placing a node at the intersection of two circles, I came across a problem. When I compile the document, \tilde F renders ~F and not a tilde over the F. I can't duplicate this issue ...
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tilde in a url in the address portion of a letter

I am trying to include my website address in the address block of a letter. My webaddress has a tilde character, and my usual solution, $\sim$, to the tilde formatting problem is not working. The ...
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How to get a bold wide tilde?

If I type \boldmath $\widetilde T$\unboldmath I get where unfortunately the tilde above the T is a little flimsy for my taste. Is there a better way to do this? I found a paper that has ...
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Problem with ẽ tilde and UTF8

I have a problem with the following character ẽ: e with tilde I am using UTF-8 encoding and I get the following error ! Package inputenc Error: Unicode char \u8:ẽ not set up for use with ...
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How do I draw a tilde in math mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one insert a backslash or a tilde into LaTeX? I have tried using \text{\~{}} to draw a tilde in math mode. However, this only produces a superscript tilde. I ...
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tilde over a symbol Phi

Please suggest me a way to put tilde over a symbol phi. I can easily put it over a letter but coming to the case of symbols, it is giving problems. Thanks in advance.
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How to use special symbols in LaTeX, such as @, ~ [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one insert a backslash or a tilde into LaTeX? I wonder how I can typeset in LaTeX this text: @Data.test~ I mean, I want to have in the end "To display the data ...
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Tilde in author field changes S letter with Estonian babel

Bibtex generates fallowing code to bbl file. \bibitem{Bell_1964} J.~S. Bell, \enquote{On the {Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen} paradox,} Physics \textbf{1}. and similarly \bibitem{BellSpeakableAndNot} ...
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Customize the width of \widetilde on letters H, K, M, N, W, and X

For example either $\widetilde{\bm{H}}$ or $\widetilde{\boldsymbol{H}}$ would result rather huge tilde over the letter H, K, M, N, W, and X, please see the following alphabet: I can ...
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How to use tilde or space in includepdf filename?

I'm trying to include a pdf in a document, using pdfpages package, but I'm having troubles when filename contains tilde or space. e.g. ...
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sfmath: bug or feature? Tildes are wrongly displayed

If I compile the following code (TeXLive 2011; Mac OS X 10.7.2, latexmk 4.26), I get wrongly placed tildes (in the middle of the letters instead of on top of them). Is this a bug? ...
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How to insert LaTeX symbols? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one insert a backslash or a tilde into LaTeX? I tried inserting symbols in latex. e.g.: \texttildelow It didn't work. But symbols like ...
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how to get PSTricks QR codes to handle tildes properly?

I am getting bitten by the same problem from one of my previous questions: tildes are not handled properly. But now it's the PSTricks QR code package that's not working, and none of the suggestions ...
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How to insert a nice tilde in a lstlisting?

How do I insert a nice tilde that is centered in the middle in a lstlisting? I found another thread about tildes but I can't apply it because the method described there only works outside of ...
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How to show ~(tilde) in footnote? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Correctly typesetting a tilde I can show ~(tilde) in normal text, using text as follows, \begin{quote} \verb|~| \end{quote} But the problem is when I try to put this ...
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Using tilde `~` in csname in Beamer

In beamer, I would like to be able to use the tilde character ~ in the name of a command sequence. I tried with adjusting catcodes. While this was successful with the standard article class, it failed ...
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The use of “tilde” changes the proximity to the set theory symbol (ref img)

I just want to format a simple set theory example. But the following is annoying: See how close the cap gets to the 'A' because of the tilde sign? I've used sim for the tilde sign. Any ...
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Tilde and slash in LaTeX

I am getting strange errors in LaTeX: perhaps you should insert a `~' before "\ref" missing `\ ' after "i.e." missing `\ ' after "i.e." I understand that the first expects me to put a tilde before ...
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moderncv : \homepage - can't handle a tilde

I'm using the latest version of moderncv from CTAN. When I set : \homepage {homepage: my.homepage.url/~username/} The tilde doesn't show up. So I tried: \usepackage{textcomp} \homepage {homepage: ...