[texhax] Entering Tilda

Calum Mackay calum.mackay at cdmnet.org
Tue Feb 10 04:51:14 CET 2004

Robert Sherry wrote:
>      In a paper I am writing, I need to specify a web address. This web
> has the ~ character in it. How do get LaTeX to produce a ~ in the output. I
> tried \~ but that did not work.

According to Scott Pakin's Comprehensive LATEX Symbol List...

o Depending on the font, you could try \texttildelow from the textcomp pkg.

o Use the url pkg.

I suspect the latter is what you want.

cheers,
c.

ftp://ftp.dante.de/tex-archive/info/symbols/comprehensive/symbols-a4.pdf
http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/textcomp.html
http://www.tex.ac.uk/tex-archive/help/Catalogue/entries/url.html