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The symbol “~” is not showing up [duplicate]

I am trying to type the symbol "~" in normal text, but it is not showing up. Why is this?
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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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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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How to write character \ [duplicate]

I would like to write the character "\" in Latex but since it is a keyword I am struggling in doing so. Is there a way to write it somehow?
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How can I provide a verbatim (unescaped) commandline for executing with \write18?

When using \write18 to execute shell commands, there are some cases where lots of backslash strings, and other 'special' LaTeX characters are required in the commandline to be executed (e.g. if a ...
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How to correctly use siunitx to align number in the center of a table for number with preamble

I would like to have my numbers aligned left but centered in a table as in this solution, which I also tried to apply. Now my numbers are of the form ~24%. For a correct alignment I tried to protect ...
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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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How can I escape plain text?

How, given string of plain text one may produce equivalent latex code? For example red fox sauté zażółć gęślą jaźń \newline is a new line in LaTeX Samp_Dist_Corr would produce something like red ...
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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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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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Itemize character [duplicate]

I want to change bullet in itemize to specific char but I can't find solution how to put '^' and ']' char in to this... Any thoughts? \begin{itemize}[labelindent=1.5em,labelsep=1cm,leftmargin=*] \...
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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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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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