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How can I write tilde ~ in math mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to look up a symbol? How does one insert a backslash or a tilde into LaTeX? ~ makes symbols after them 'phantoms'. I want just to write '~' in math mode and \~ doesn't ...
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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 have ...
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Trouble inserting “~” (not equivalent to \sim} [duplicate]

I need to include a url in my document, which includes this symbol: ~ Simply entering the url generates a space rather than the symbol, and replacing the symbol with $\sim$ is not equivalent, the url ...
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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 \textasciitilde work....
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print the backslash in the pdf document [duplicate]

I want to print the following path D:\\hl_sv in the PDF document but I am facing problem that the backslash are not being displayed. How can escape them to write them in the pdf document. tex code: \...
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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 we ...
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How do I get a literal ~ in math mode? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one insert a backslash or a tilde (~) into LaTeX? How can I write tilde ~ in math mode? When I write $~$, I get a space. When I write $\~$, I get an error. I am ...
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How to express ~ (tilde) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How does one insert a backslash or a tilde into LaTeX? How do I express ~ in LaTeX. I have tried \~ but it doesn't work. Is there a specific syntax for it and is there a ...
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How can I generate the ~ symbol in LaTeX? [duplicate]

Please help, I using TeXworks.
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How can I write backslash “\” in text? [duplicate]

I want to show '\' in final pdf file, not as a command to latex, but as a text '\' itself. How can I do this?
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Correctly typesetting a tilde

How do I set the tilde (~) character correctly in LaTeX? There’s a question discussing that on Stack Overflow, with a lot of answers. But dare I say it? They all suck: \textasciitilde is too high, \...
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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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How do I insert a backslash inside a mathematical statement?

I'm trying to write a set subtraction operation in an AMS formatted template. In the end, what I want should look like A\B. But I'm doing this in math-mode $A\B$ and this gives me errors. I've also ...
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URL with tilde character?

I'm trying to make a URL with a tilde character (~) in it: \usepackage{url} ... \url{http://lyle.smu.edu/~tspell/jaws} It looks right in the resulting PDF, but when clicking on it the browser goes ...
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How do I put a circle around an operator?

For example, I want to put a circle around \land, just like one can put a circle around + by writing \oplus. Is there a general method to do this?

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