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How to get the symbol like tilde [duplicate]

The \tilde command is active and positions the tilde-symbol above the next letter: $\tilde x$. How to get the tilde itself as an isolated and vertically positioned symbol like a star $*$, $+$ etc?
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Quotation marks and hyphen in listings generate un-copyable PDF

I'm writing a document for general purpose so that anyone can follow it and the idea is to copy and paste this command in a Linux terminal. But when I do that in a terminal give me error because ...
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How to type “~”, the curly symbol used for “Home” in Linux, in latex? [duplicate]

I'm sorry if this is duplicate; I couldn't find it.
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Cannot display tilde (~) in references latex / BibLatex

I have a link to a URL looking like this http://www.abc.de/~doo/bar/foobar.htm As you can see, it contains a ~. I tried changing the link to http://www.abc.de/\~doo/bar/foobar.htm However, the ~ ...
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Why ~ is not shown in place in R source listings? [duplicate]

My sample code is- \documentclass{article} \usepackage{listings} \usepackage{xcolor} \begin{document} \lstinputlisting[numbers=left,backgroundcolor=\color{lightgray},language=R]{code.R} \end{document}...
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How to display a 'not tilde' character [duplicate]

This doesn't seem to work: \usepackage{textcomp} \newcommand{\TextTilde}{\raisebox{0.5ex}{\texttildelow}} f(n) \not\TextTidle g(n) It displays the slash before the tilde. Is there any way I can get ...
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Is this a tilde? [duplicate]

Is this a tilde or some other ("upper tilde") symbol?
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Why is tilde not available out of the box in TeX?

Today I need to type ~ in my document, but apparently it does not get rendered properly. I just got a blank space. I searched on the web and I found the same problem here. However, its solutions show ...
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Why can't caret and tilde be escaped with backslash alone?

I can escape some special characters with a backslash. \documentclass{article} \begin{document} \# \$ \% \& \_ \{ \} \end{document} But why can't I escape ^ and ~ with a backslash alone? For ...
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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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How can I use < and > in \keys{} of menukeys?

For the sake of this question I have created the following small example to reproduce the issue I am asking about. \documentclass[a4paper]{article} \usepackage{parskip} \usepackage[os=win]{menukeys} ...
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put a link in the document

I'm using the following code snippet to put a link in the document: \begin{footnotesize} \begin{verbatim} http://vlm1.uta.edu/~zhangzhong/fall_detection/ \end{verbatim} \end{footnotesize} But the ...
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Quick question about curly braces not showing up

Ii am writing a short code, so I doubt anything else in the code is causing the problem. This is the problematic line of code: \[ M_R := \max {|f(z)|: |z - z_0| = R }\le M\] It doesn't show the ...
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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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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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