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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 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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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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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 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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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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Package to run multiple iterations of a variable, with compilation?

I guess this is somewhat similar to Animations in LaTeX, except what I would want is something like this: Say you have a .tex document, which uses some macro \tester as parameter. I'd like to load a ...
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Timing response of externally called commands via write18: blocking or not?

I was wondering: when we use \immediate\write18{...} to run commands in an external shell from Latex, is the \write18 a blocking call or not? In other words, will it wait for the external code to ...
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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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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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what is the the latex code for a wave line above a word? [duplicate]

I wish to write a wave line above the "ch" as described in the following picture, how should I do this?

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